Available to Homeless or In Need of Housing
- Individuals experiencing homelessness or in need of shelter, rapid re-housing, or other services related to homelessness.
- Households whose income is below 50% of area median income.
Rental Assistance for Mississippians program provides rental assistance to eligible Mississippians in need. MHC has partnered with MUTEH, Inc., Central MS Continuum of Care, and the Open Doors Homeless Coalition to administer the current $8 million program for the State of Mississippi to carry out Emergency Solutions Grant activities authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).
RAMP offers homeless prevention services such as short-term rental assistance, rental arrears, and housing stability case management to eligible individuals and families.
The Emergency Solutions Grant COVID-19 (ESG-COVID) program created by the CARES Act funds is designed to prevent and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19). Individuals and families who have been laid off or have current income under 50% of area median income (AMI) and individuals who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance are eligible to receive funds.
DUE TO RECENT CHANGES – AN ORDER OF REMOVAL FROM THE COURT IS REQUIRED FOR APPLICATION AND THIS RULE WILL BE IN EFFECT UNTIL THE END OF THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL'S (CDC) MORATORIUM.