The COVID-19 Rent Relief Program was created to prevent evictions caused by the financial and health impacts of COVID-19. Funded by City of Portland CARES CRF funds, program delivery will be through a collaboration of PHB, partner organizations, Home Forward, and Multnomah County.
CVRRP Expanded Partner Network
The COVID-19 Rent Relief Program (CVRRP) was created to prevent evictions caused by the financial and health impacts of COVID-19. The program provides emergency rent assistance to households with incomes at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI) in Multnomah County, with priority in serving Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) communities experiencing the greatest adverse impacts from COVID-19. The program is funded by City of Portland CARES Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF).
CVRRP Partner Organizations:
- African Family Holistic Health Organization
- African Youth Community Organization
- Black Community of Portland
- Black Educational Achievement Movement (BEAM)
- Black Parent Initiative
- Brown Hope
- Centre of African Immigration and Refugees (CAIRO)
- Doulas Latinas International
- Hacienda CDC
- HAKI Community Organization
- Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
- Oasis of Praise / Bridge
- Oregon Chinese Coalition
- Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives (PCRI)
- Utopia PDX
- Wisdom of the Elders
For Partner Organizations:
IMPORTANT: Applications must be submitted to Home Forward using the English forms. This is to ensure accuracy of payment processing and entry of participant data into fiscal and reporting systems.
About utilities: As of 9/10/2020, due to legislative and policy updates, utilities will no longer be allowed under this program. Households needing utility assistance should be directed to 211Info at www.211info.org/energy.
We appreciate all the questions asked by staff from the partner organizations. Please refer to this FAQ for a complete list of questions and answers compiled from the multiple events.
Application Packet and Submission Process Meeting
September 17, 2020
September 8 and 9, 2020
CVRRP Expanded Partners RFI
Closed August 20, 2020
Also see: RFI for COVID-19 Household Assistance Program (Gift Card)