This application is for use in determining eligibility for the City of West Memphis’ Short Term COVID 19 Rental Assistance Program. This program can assist with a portion of your household’s rent for up to 3 months.
General Eligibility Requirements
• Applicant must have been impacted by COVID 19 Pandemic
• Income must be below 50% of median income based on household size
• West Memphis resident
• Proof of rent arrearage
Community Development Block Grant Entitlement Program
The Community Development Block Grant Entitlement Program provides the City with approximately $200,000 to $300,000 annually to carry out activities such as:
Housing Rehabilitation Program
Public Facilities Improvements
These programs are designed to either benefit low to moderate income persons, aid in the prevention or elimination of slum and blight and/or are activities designed to meet community development needs having a particular urgency. To qualify, you must own and occupy, be low to moderate income, 55 years or older and handicapped. Disabled persons can apply regardless of their age.