Woman At Podium Chairing Neighborhood Meeting In Community Centre MACCH We help lead the way to end homelessness. We serve Douglas and Sarpy counties in Nebraska and Pottawattamie County in Iowa. Apply for Funds Today Omahan's impacted by COVID-19 can apply NOW for rental Assistance. Answer the questions below to get started! Solicite Fondos Hoy Mismso Los habitantes de Omahan afectados por el COVID-19 pueden solicitar AHORA Asistencia para el alquiler. ¡Responda las siguientes preguntas para comenzar!


   You are a renter and your name is on your current residential lease or rental agreement.

   You live in the city limits of Omaha.

   You are a United States citizen or legal resident alien.

  Your household is at or below 80% of Area Median Income for the Omaha metropolitan area. Households below 50% AMI will be prioritized.

   At least one person in the household can give a written explanation of the negative financial impact as a direct or indirect result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

   AND at least one person in the household can show a risk of homelessness or housing instability.


Signed Lease or Rental Agreement 

Pages with visible name, address, and signature page are required.

Photo ID and Address Verification 

If the address on your ID does not match your current address, please provide one of the following documents:

  • Utility Bill
  • Mail from a school
  • Mail from another government agency


NOTE: If one or more household members do not have an income they will need to provide a photo ID and complete the Income Attestation Document.

Housing instability document OR Attestation.  

Document examples include: 

  • Past due utility bill  
  • Past due rent notice
  • Eviction notice, notice to quit, or notice to vacate

Explanation of risk to your housing situation

Proof of COVID-19 Impact: 

  • A COVID-19 attestation document detailing how COVID-19 has caused a negative financial impact to you or someone in your household will need to be completed in the application.


Tenant Application

I am a Tenant that answered YES to all questions and want to fill out an ERAP Application.

Property Owner & Landlord Application

I am a Property Owner or Landlord filing on behalf of a tenant that answered YES to all questions and want to start an ERAP Application.

Other Housing Assistance

If I answer NO to any of the questions above, I can still find help here.

For General Questions or Phone Assistance
Dial 2-1-1 or text Omaha ERAP to 898211