LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Clark County says it expects around 15,000 applications for housing help through its CARES Housing Assistance Program, known as CHAP, to be approved.
So far, the county says 1,500 have been already.
On Tuesday, commissioners approved using $20 million in CARES Act funding to help those in the Las Vegas area and Clark County who are having trouble paying rent as a result of COVID-19.
Commissioners approved using $20 million in #CARESAct funding for rental assistance for people who need rent help in Las #Vegas & #ClarkCounty as a result of #COVID19. About 1,500 applications have been approved that number is expected to jump to at least 15,000.#Coronavirus pic.twitter.com/O4rbKZIdD3— Clark County Nevada (@ClarkCountyNV) September 15, 2020
Back in August, new applications for the county CHAP program were put on pause.
The county says it expects to have a revised application process up and running in about two weeks.
In the meantime, there are other programs available for anyone looking for assistance.
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