COVID Rent Relief

***We are still out of COVID rental assistance. We do not know the timeline of the new funds. When funds are received, we will use our COVID application waitlist to process applications. Please apply if you are COVID-impacted.***

Do I qualify?

    • If you live in Crook, Deschutes and Jefferson counties or the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs
    • If you lost a job or income due to COVID-19
    • If you have a compromised health status / elevated risk of infection / vulnerability preventing you from regaining financial stability as a result of COVID-19

The income limit is 80% Area Median Income per county (income before taxes):


1 Person

2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person

8 Person

Crook County $34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850
Deschutes County $42,950 $49,050 $55,200 $61,300 $66,250 $71,150 $76,050 $80,950
Jefferson County $34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850
Warm Springs $34,400 $39,300 $44,200 $49,100 $53,050 $57,000 $60,900 $64,850
  • If you need help; there are 5 ways to apply:
    • Our Online Rent Assistance Application COVID Rent Relief Application (preferred)
      • Use the button in the upper right hand corner to choose English or Spanish
    • Download the Rent Assistance Application (PDF) (English & Spanish)
      • You will need to be able to print, sign and scan back to the email below
    • Pick up a paper application from our Bend, Redmond or Madras offices
    • Have us mail you an application
    • Call and we will complete it over the phone with you  541-323-0222

We need to have you add these things to your application

  • Last 30 days of all income from all household members 18 or over
  • Contact info for your landlord/property management company
    • As soon as we have these things, we will see if we can help you
  • If we are able to help, we will need these things from you:
    • Proof / Denial of Unemployment -OR- proof that you’ve applied for Unemployment
      • If you cannot get unemployment, that will not disqualify you
    • Letter / Email / Text from employer showing your lay off, furlough status or drop in hours
    • Copy or picture of photo ID for all adults over 18
    • Rental / Lease / Roommate Agreement
  • If you cannot get any of the things above, please apply anyway! We may still be able to help.

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • What if I owe a lot of back rent?
    • We may be able to help with rent owed as far back as March 2020
  • What if I already signed a payment agreement with my landlord/property manager?
    • We may be able to pay off that agreement as long as the amount doesn’t go back farther than March 2020
  • What if I managed to pay my rent before but can’t pay it now?
    • We may be able to help with future rent payments; these funds end on 12/30/2020
  • What if I need help with RV Park space rent?
    • We may be able to help with that also

For information on the eviction moratorium, CLICK HERE.