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North Las Vegas announces four new COVID-19 relief programs for residents, businesses

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Posted at 12:51 PM, Jul 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-07 15:51:50-04

The City of North Las Vegas is pleased to announce four new programs aimed at providing relief for City residents and businesses experiencing hardships related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For residents, the City is teaming up with local non-profits to provide the following programs:

  • Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance
  • Emergency Food Assistance
  • Social Seniors Meals 2 You Program

For Temporary Rental and Utility Assistance, the following eligibility requirements apply:

  • Must have a gross annual household income that is at or below the maximum income limits. For short-term assistance, the Area Median Income (AMI) limit is 80%; for long-term assistance, the AMI limit is 50%.
  • Must be a city of North Las Vegas resident and reside in a property located within the city limits of North Las Vegas.
  • Must have a delinquency notice from landlord or mortgage company and documentation of financial hardship due to COVID-19 (i.e., loss of income, reduced hours, layoffs, etc.).
  • Must show a lack of assets or savings to pay rent/mortgage.
  • Anyone currently receiving a subsidy from another rental assistance program or living in public housing is ineligible.

To qualify for the Emergency Food Assistance and Social Seniors Meals 2 You programs, you must be a North Las Vegas resident and have a gross annual income that is at or below the 80% Area Median Income for your household size.

For more information about the programs, click here.