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برنامج المساعدة الإيجارية في حالات الطوارئ

هذه المعلومات لأي شخص قد يكون معرضًا لخطر الإخلاء وإذا لم يتمكن من دفع الإيجار أثناء أزمة فيروس كورونا. يُشار إلى هذا البرنامج على مستوى الولاية باسم ERAP. 

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what does the program cover


RENT: Applicants are only eligible to receive up to 12 months of rental assistance for arrears which is inclusive of any past ERAP assistance. 

UTILITIES: Assistance payments will be made for arrearages only (past due amounts), but can include electric, natural gas, water, sewer and trash.


To qualify, you must:

  1. Be a resident of Lehigh County

  2. You must rent your home or apartment

  3. Demonstrate a financial impact occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic

*Must qualify for unemployment benefits OR experienced a reduction in income OR incurred significant living expenses related to COVID-19 OR experienced other financial hardship due directly or indirectly to COVID-19 that threatens the ability to pay the costs of the rental property or its tenant-paid utilities when due.​

Household Income Limits for this Program:

1 Person - $50,750

2 Person - $58,000

3 Person - $65,250

4 Person - $72,500

5 Person - $78,300

6 Person - $84,100

7 Person - $89,900

8 Person - $95,700

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what you need to apply

You must have the following items to complete the application:

  1. An email address to apply and to receive updates regarding your application.

  2. Contact information for your landlord: name, phone number and email address

  3. Income information to report your household income

  4. Most recent utility bills if seeking utility assistance

  5. Copy of identification (government issued Photo ID or Driver’s license, passport)

  6. Proof of Residence if different from ID

Your LANDLORD will need to provide the following items:

  1. Lease

  2. Proof of ownership of property (deed, insurance, taxes, etc.)

  3. W-9

  4. ACH information for Direct Deposit

  5. Documentation of rent owed

helpful tips
  1. In setting up your account, select an email address that you check frequently so that you may receive status updates in a timely fashion.

  2. Write down your log-in information and keep it in a safe place.

  3. Be sure to gather all of your documentation (listed above) before starting the application.

  4. When uploading documents, review each to ensure it is clear and able to be viewed.

  5. Communicate with your landlord and utility companies that you are applying for this assistance.

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ماذا يحدث بعد تطبيق؟

  • سيراجع فريق Community Action طلبك المكتمل لضمان الأهلية بالإضافة إلى مبلغ الدفع للمساعدة ، إذا كنت مؤهلاً.

  • سيتم إخطارك عبر البريد الإلكتروني بمجرد معالجة طلبك ، وما إذا تمت الموافقة على طلبك للدفع.

  • قد تستغرق معالجة طلبك عدة أسابيع.

  • لن تتمكن من التحقق من حالة طلبك عبر الهاتف. 

  • يمكنك التحقق من حالة طلبك في أي وقت عن طريق تسجيل الدخول إلى حسابك على البوابة. 

نصائح مفيدة

Appeal requests must be made in writing and forwarded to:


Lehigh County Department of Community and Economic Development

Attention:Heidi Miller

Grants Administrator

17 South 7th Street

Allentown, PA 18101

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