Monroe County ERAP – Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Monroe County ERAP

The Monroe County Emergency Rental Assistance Program is a new program for 2021 that provides help for renters who are behind on their rent or utilities, regardless of monthly rate

Monroe County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Who can qualify for the ERAP program?

  • Monroe County renters who are behind on their rent or utilities or are at risk for housing instability
  • Have experienced a loss of income or additional expenses due to the COVID-19 crisis
  • Household income must be equal to or less than the following totals for household members 18 years and older:

# in Household 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
——— —– —– —– —– —– —– —– —–
Max Total Annual Income $44,350  

$50,650

$57,000  

$63,300

$68,400  

$73,450

$78,500  

$83,600


 

Sign up online at the COMPASS website and choose Monroe County to start the process.
Copy and paste this web address if you cannot click the link above: https://www.compass.state.pa.us/Compass.Web/RAP/Application

Documents to have ready if available (This speeds up the process!) :

  • Pay stubs and other proof of income or1040 tax filing from 2020
  • COMPASS Program Coverage Letter (SNAP, Medical Assistance, etc.)
  • Current lease and letter showing amount due
  • Court-ordered Eviction letter (if applicable)
  • Past-due utility bills
  • Proof of Identity for all household members

No internet access? Call 570-243-6677 for application information