AR Fresh Start Rental Assistance Program

This program is available.

  • Program is open to residents of Baxter, Boone, Marion, Newton, Searcy and Van Buren counties.
  • This program can pay past due rent for qualified applicants.
  • Assistance payment goes directly to the property owner or landlord.
  • Income guidelines are county specific, 80% area median income; see chart.
80 % AREA MEDIAN INCOME
Baxter, Boone, Marion, Newton, Searcy, Van Buren Household Size
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Month* $2,450 $2,800 $3,150 $3,500 $3,783 $4,033 $4,342 $4,587
Annual $29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $42,000 $45,400 $48,750 $52,100 $55,450
Data From: https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/il/il2019/select_Geography.odn
Updated: February 24, 2021

HOPE Revolving Loan Fund

This program is available.

  • Funded by the Housing Opportunities Partnership Exchange.
  • Only individuals in Baxter, Boone, Marion and Newton counties are eligible.
  • Loan is for homeless individuals to obtain housing.
  • This loan can pay security deposits, rent and utility deposits (water, gas and electricity).
  • Loan amount goes directly to the vendor; landlord and/or utility company.
  • Loan must be repaid within a year.
  • Income guidelines are county specific, 80% area median income; see chart.

 

80 % AREA MEDIAN INCOME
Baxter, Boone, Marion, Newton Household Size
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Month* $2,450 $2,800 $3,150 $3,500 $3,783 $4,033 $4,342 $4,587
Annual $29,400 $33,600 $37,800 $42,000 $45,400 $48,750 $52,100 $55,450
Data From: https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/il/il2019/select_Geography.odn
Updated: February 24, 2021