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Community Development/Grants Management

CDBG Emergency Rental Assistance (NON-COVID RELATED)

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Emergency Rental Assistance Program has been developed to provide rental assistance to eligible households and/or individuals who are in danger of eviction.

This program will provide up to three (3) months of consecutive emergency rental assistance payments for qualifying families living inside the city limits and will only be granted one time per household. Qualifying applicants must provide evidence of impending eviction.

Applicants must have a household income below 80% of the area median income, as set forth on an annual basis. Assistance will be provided on a first come, first served basis. The program is available for households that are renting/leasing their current place of residence.

Please review the checklist prior to filling out the application below. Completed applications may be  submitted electronically at erap@cityofedinburg.com or they may be mailed to:

City of Edinburg Community Development/GM
415 W. University Drive Edinburg, Texas 78541

Applications may also be sent via fax to 956-292-2140. For any questions contact Mrs. Veronica Guerrero, Housing Coordinator, at 956-388-8206 or email erap@cityofedinburg.com