Emergency financial assistance

Emergency financial assistance is available to prevent eviction or utility service disconnection at current residence. Eligible costs include rent, mortgage and/or utility payments.

EFA guidelines

    Pre-screening questions:

    1. How long have you lived in Fayette County?
      If the answer is one or more years, then proceed to the next question.
    2. Has Adult & Tenant Services assisted you with rent or utilities within the last three years?
      If the answer is no, then proceed to the next question.
    3. Utility  Do you have a disconnect notice or is your utility bill 30-days or more past due?
      If the answer is yes, please follow the directions for making an appointment below.
    4. Rent / Mortgage – Do you have a seven-day notice or is your rent/mortgage 30-days or more past due?  
      If the answer is yes, please follow the directions for making an appointment below.

    How to make an appointment

    The referral line will resume on Tuesday, August 6, 2019

    Please call (859) 300-5300 and let us know how we can assist you.

    Note: Eligible clients will receive the appropriated financial assistance as long as funds are available.

    What should I bring to my appointment?

    • Driver’s license or picture ID (for everyone in the home 18 years old or older)
    • Social security cards (for everyone in the home)
    • Verification of entire household income (Three most recent paystubs, SSI/SSDI, child support, benefit award letter, etc.)
    • Proof of Fayette County residency for 12 consecutive months (driver’s license, rental lease, etc.)
    • Copy of the utility disconnect notice, shut-off notice or past due housing cost that is greater than 30-day
    • Rental lease if seeking rental assistance
    • Eviction notice, forcible detainer, or statement (ledger) from your landlord/mortgage company showing past due housing cost that is greater than 30-days.

    Eligible clients will receive the appropriated financial assistance as long as funds are available

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