The Madison County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (MCERAP) was created to help renters dealing with financial challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic. For eligible households, the program offers rental and utility assistance to help Madison County renters avoid eviction or loss of utility service. ERAP was established by the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021.
What does MCERAP include?
The Program provides financial assistance to qualifying applicants to prevent housing instability, potential eviction, and financial hardships of tenants and landlords as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
Who is eligible for MCERAP?
Must be obligated to pay rent on a residential dwelling in Madison County.
One or more individuals within the household has qualified for unemployment benefits or experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardship due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Must be able to demonstrate risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability.
If you need assistance with the application process, please contact the call center using the information provided below. Thank you for your patience as we continue to make improvements to this program and user experience.
Call Center Information
MCERAP has provided a call center to answer your questions. Please Call