*** APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED***
The City of Sterling Heights Rental Assistance Program, which is supported by federal Community Development Block Grant – CARES Act funds (CDBG-CV), is designed to keep eligible low- to moderate income residents who fell behind on their rent during the COVID-19 pandemic in their homes.
Rental assistance includes current rental payments and rental arrearages with applicable late fees. Applicants may be eligible for up to three (3) consecutive months of current rent payments and/or payment of rental arrearages up to the amount of $6,000. This program DOES NOT include mortgage assistance, delinquent tax payments, utility assistance or payment of court fees.
Tenants may apply only ONE time for assistance. Funding for the program is limited and will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. The City of Sterling Heights reserves the right to prioritize applications for those at the highest risk for homelessness.