Please see the programs below for more information & to apply.
Emergency Rental Assistance Program| ESG COVID 19
The City of Lawrence will be utilizing its CARES Act Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) COVID 19 funding allocation to provide homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing emergency rental assistance to low-income Lawrence residents who are homeless as a direct result of the COVID 19 pandemic. This program is in partnership with the Greater Lawrence Community Action Council.
RAFT & ERMA
Rental Assistance For Families In Transition (RAFT)
Emergency Rental And Mortgage Assistance Program (ERMA)
- RAFT and ERMA can assist with rental arrears.
- RAFT can also help with utility assistance.
- GLCAC partners with Community Team work to complete RAFT and ERMA applications.
- RAFT and ERMA are funded by the Massachusetts Department of Housing & Community Development.
Continuum of Care Program
The Continuum of Care Program provides housing and support to individuals qualified for the housing program.
Who is eligible? Homeless individuals and families with a disabling condition and a long-term need for ongoing help to get and maintain housing are eligible for permanent supportive housing.
GLCAC is a coordinated entry location. To apply for the Continuum of Care Program, you need to make an appointment with Luz De La Cruz.
Common Housing Application for Massachusetts Public Housing
To apply for state-aided public housing, you must use the Common Housing Application for Massachusetts Public Housing (CHAMP). You can apply using CHAMP either online at our CHAMP website, or in person by completing a printed paper application.
HOME Program |Town of North Andover
Edibility must be at or below 60% of AMI, preference for residents of North Andover, or those working in North Andover. Up to 12 months rental assistance or assistance with security deposit.
Contact: Alxa Marmol firstname.lastname@example.org
Below are resources that may be helpful and can assist you in addressing your housing needs.