Emergency Rental Assistance Through the Coronavirus Relief Fund [Updated July 9, 2021] [open pdf - 1MB]
From the Summary: "In response to concerns about the economic effects of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic on renters and their landlords, Congress created a $25 billion Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program in the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Division N of P.L. 116-260). A second round of ERA funding--$21.55 billion--was included in Section 3201 of the American Rescue Plan Act (P.L. 117-2). The ERA program is funded through the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) that was established by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act, P.L. 116-136) and implemented by the Department of the Treasury."
CRS Report for Congress, R46688
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