Greene County Emergency Rental Assistance Program Nearing $800,000

Greene County officials say that almost $800,000 in funding from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program has been deployed into the community.

The program is aimed to help residents who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic pay for rent and utilities.

The latest update from Greene County officials says as of April 20:

  • 4,505 calls about the program
  • 1,431 have been screened for eligibility and 815 appointments have been made with partner organizations
  • 426 face-to-face appointments have been completed, with 348 providing final information
  • 344 awards have been given totaling $799,733.49

Potential applicants are encouraged to visit just one of the partner organizations so the process can be streamlined. The partners are:

  • Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation (OACAC) 417-447-0554
  • Consumer Credit Counseling Services 417-889-7474
  • Community Partnership of the Ozarks 417-888-2020
  • Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri 417-268-9998
  • Council of Churches of the Ozarks 417-887-3545
  • The Salvation Army 417-862-5509