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Posted on: July 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] COVID RELIEF: Dallas County accepting emergency housing assistance applications

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DALLAS ~ Dallas County Health and Human Services has announced the launch of the Emergency Housing Assistance Program, or EHAP, to provide short-term, rental, mortgage and utility assistance to Dallas County residents living outside the City of Dallas facing economic hardship in the wake of COVID-19.

Assistance for EHAP is eligibility-based and will be processed through a lottery system.

Pre-screening applications are now being accepted online, in English and Spanish, at The pre-screening application process will close on Thursday, July 9 at 4 p.m. If an individual does not have access to the internet or is unable to access the pre-screening application online, they can call 214.819.1968 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday to complete the application.

Only completed applications meeting eligibility requirements, and supported by required documentation, will be considered for assistance based on the availability of funds. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older to apply.

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