APPEAL AND CONTINANCE FORMS:

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How to Submit:


Once the application is deemed      pre-eligible, you will be contacted to submit the supporting documents. DO NOT provide any supporting documents at this time.

 

Completed applications can be submitted to the ERA Program office located on the 2nd floor, Suite 219, ITC building in Tamuning, 8:00am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday. Closed holidays

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For questions, please call  (671)638-4518/4519 or email era@doa.guam.gov from Monday thru Friday, between the hours of  8:00 am and 4:00 pm.

ERA PROGRAM WILL BE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL AUGUST 31, 2022

Supporting documents may still be submitted via drop box located on the 2nd floor suite 219, ITC Bldg.

For any other concerns please contact us at (671)638-4518/19

The funding for ERA expires September 30, 2022.

The Department of Administration’s (DOA) Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program launched March 3, 2021 to assist households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic that are unable to pay rent and utilities. The ERA program services have been expanded to provide broader rental and utility assistance, easier access, and promote housing stability throughout the island.

 

Since March 2021, the Guam Emergency Rental Assistance has distributed historic amounts of rental assistance to meet the unprecedented need created by the pandemic. The need for this critical assistance continues.

 

ELIGIBILITY

The Tenant household must meet the following criteria:

 

1. Qualifies for Unemployment Benefits OR experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardship due, directly or indirectly, to COVID-19; and,

 

2. Demonstrates a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability; and,

 

3. Has a household income at or below 80% of the area median income (see chart).

CONTINUANCE OF ASSISTANCE

To request for Continuance of assistance (after your initial application), please submit the Continuance of Assistance Request Form with detailed explanation for request with supporting documents.

 

– Updated copies of your last 2 pay stubs

 

– Rental ledger

 

– Latest utility bill(s)

 

Continuance status, if approved, is limited to 3 months at a time.  U.S. Department of Treasury guidelines allow for a maximum of 15 months of relief assistance.

Continuance of Assistance form must be submitted to the ERA Program office.

Frequently Asked Questions

Updated Income Levels

To be eligible, the combined income of all persons in the household must fall at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI). Please see the updated AMI chart below.