Utah Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The Emergency Rental Assistance program can help renters who are unable to pay their rent andutilities due to circumstances related to COVID-19. Expenses from March 13, 2020 to December 31, 2021 may be covered.

You may be eligible for rental assistance if you meet each of the following requirements:

  1. Combined household income at or below 80% of area median income
  2. Someone in the household has qualified for unemployment, or has experienced a reduction inhousehold income, incurred significant costs, or experienced financial hardship due to COVID-19
  3. Household is experiencing housing instability (for example, received a past-due utility or rentnotice or eviction notice, or living in unsafe or unhealthy living conditions)
  4. Applicant resides in the household and is on the lease

Eligible Expenses

  • Current rent and 3 months prospective rent (with a termed lease)
  • Past-due rent
  • Eligible fees
  • Security deposit
  • Utilities, internet and home energy costsHow to Apply
  • Fill out the application and provide the required documents at rentrelief.utah.gov
  • If you don’t have internet access, call 2-1-1 for assistance


Your application will be processed more quickly if you can provide the following documents:

  • Your full lease agreement (all pages)
  • A copy of your landlord’s W-9 or landlord contact information
  • A ledger from your landlord showing outstanding rent and/or other fees
  • Income certification
  • 2020 1040 tax form (or W-2, 1099, K-1, etc.)
  • Recent paystubs (30 days)
  • Unemployment insurance weekly payment history (if applicable)0 Past-due utility bill (if applicable)
  • Eviction notice (if applicable)

Visit RentRelief.utah.gov for more information and to apply.

If you don’t have internet access, call 2-1-1 for assistance.