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COVID-19 – HOUSING/RENTAL RESOURCES

COVID-19 – HOUSING/RENTAL RESOURCES

Preventing eviction at all costs is extremely important!

 

Evictions go on your permanent record, and the number of available units in York County is scarce, meaning tenants are having difficulties finding new apartments and houses to rent.

 

If you are unable to pay your rent, you can take two steps to prevent an eviction. First, you must fill out a CDC Declaration Form using the button below. Once signed, hold onto this form and be prepared to present it to the court should your landlord file for an eviction. Secondly, show up to your hearing if one is scheduled.

If you are not present, it’s highly likely that a magistrate will judge in your landlord’s favor.

 

Community Progress Council’s HUD-certified counselors are here to help you navigate this process. Email info@yorkcpc.org or call (717) 846-4600, ext. 270, to talk to a resource navigator help you avoid eviction.

 

THE COVID-19 RENT RELIEF PROGRAM

 

Effective November 5, 2020 – Community Progress Council can no longer accept applications for Pennsylvania Housing & Finance Agency’s COVID-19 Rent Relief Program. If you are behind in your rent or facing eviction, please contact our counselors at (717) 846-4600, ext. 270, or email info@yorkcpc.org. Our team can help you find resources to help you avoid eviction from your home.

 

Any extensions to the Rent Relief Program or addition of new rental assistance programs will be posted on this page.

 

THE CDC EVICTION MORATORIUM

 

Center for Disease Control has placed a national moratorium on evictions for eligible individuals or families until January 31, 2021. But in order to be considered a “covered person” you must meet a set of criteria, available at the link below. Signing the declaration form (by following the link) is a crucial step to avoiding eviction.

 

 

 

CPC IS HERE TO HELP

 

While the Rent Relief Program may have ended, Community Progress Council’s HUD-certified housing and financial counselors are available to help renters and homeowners with a variety of services, including rental counseling, financial coaching and working through the home-buying process. Our team is available to meet with clients remotely, or in person by appointment.

 

To connect with one of our housing counselors, call (717) 846-4600, ext. 270, or email info@yorkcpc.org. Learn more about our Housing and Financial Counseling program at the link below.

 

 

 


 

RENTAL RESOURCES

NEED TO TALK TO SOMEONE ABOUT YOUR RENTAL SITUATION?

Community Progress Council’s HUD-certified counselors provide no-cost consultations about rentals, leases and avoiding the eviction process.

Counselors are prepared to discuss Coronavirus-related issues and solutions with you to help you and your family stay in your home.

Call (717) 846-4600, ext. 270, or email info@yorkcpc.org. Services are available in Spanish.