Housing Assistance

Emergency Solutions Grant:

  • -Available for those that are unsheltered homeless. (Rapid re-housing program)
  • -For those that are facing eviction. (Homelessness prevention program)
  • -Funds can be used to pay security deposits, utility deposits, short-term rental assistance and/or last month's rent.
  • -Income guidelines are county specific, 30% area median income. 
  • -Click here for income chart, additional information and the application.

HOPE Revolving Loan Fund:

  • -Through the Boone, Baxter, Marion, Newton Continuum of Care. Therefore 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. 
  • -Click here for income chart, additional information and the application.