Email help@mvcap.com to check on the status of your application     

Updated January 21, 2021

 

APPLY FOR:

Rental & Mortgage Assistance – Home Relief Program
Payments dating from April 1 – December 31, 2020

For Montgomery, Greene, Darke, and Preble County Residents at or below 200% Federal Poverty Guideline who are behind on rent due to COVID-19

Utility Assistance: water, gas, electric, bulk fuel

For Montgomery, Greene, Darke, and Preble County at or below 200% of FPG.

Legal Assistance – Legal Clinic

The Legal Clinic Portal is closed for new applications due to the increase in COVID related requests. If you submitted an application, please be patient while we work through the backlog.

  • If you are filing an Eviction Declaration, apply for rental assistance through the Rent & Utility Assistance and Emergency Services Portal – click on the yellow button above.
  • If you are in eviction,  apply to Legal Aid at (888) 534-1432.
  • For Driver’s license reinstatement or criminal records issues, click on the yellow “apply for assistance” button and select “Self-Help Resources” under Legal Clinic. 

 

Eviction Prevention –
Help is Available

The CDC issued a ban preventing your landlord from evicting you until 1.31.2021 for failing to pay rent. 

You must apply for rental assistance and file an eviction prevention declaration to your ASAP. 

Use the links below to learn more and for a fillable declaration you can use: 

Call Legal Aid at 888-534-1432 if you are already in eviction. 

HEAP Winter Crisis Program
November 1, 2020 – March 31, 2021

Eligible Households can receive payment for their main or secondary heating source.
MVCAP may be able to assist with fuel tank placement and testing, and furnace repair.

Who is eligible?

  •    Households at or below 175% of the FPG (family of 4 – annual income below $45,850)
  •    In disconnect status or have a pending disconnection notice   
  •    Need to establish new service   -or-
  •    Need to pay to transfer new service  -or-
  •    Have 25% or less of bulk fuel supply remaining  -or-
  •    Household member who was diagnosed with COVID-19 in 2020 to help stay warm this winter

RENTERS

Rental Assistance is available through
the Home Relief Grant Program.

Have you already recieved an eviction or 3-day notice?

The Center for Disease Control issued a ban preventing your landlord from evicting you until January 31, 2021 for failing to pay rent. You must apply for assistance and submit an eviction prevention declaration to your landlord.

Use the links below to learn more and for a fillable declaration you can use: 

Instructions:

  1. Add your name, address, and your landlord’s name and email address to the Declaration document, sign, and the declaration.
  2. If you complete the document online or from your phone, type your signature using /s/ before your name.
    Example:    /s/ Tina Tenant
  3. Make a copy of your signed declaration
  4. Email, send via U.S. Mail or hand-deliver this signed declaration to your Landlord in a way that allows you to get proof that the landlord received it.
  5. All adults who have signed your lease must provide a separate declaration.

HOMEOWNERS

Mortgage Assistance is available through
the Home Relief Grant Program.

The HomeOwnership Center of Greater Dayton is working with Miami Valley Community Action Partnership to help local homeowners who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mortgage Assistance Program helps homeowners to catch up on their mortgage and ultimately avoid foreclosure. Funds will be paid directly to the applicant’s mortgage company.

Qualified applicants must:

  • Own a home (primary residence) in Montgomery, Greene, Darke, Preble, or Warren County.
  • Have had a financial hardship due to COVID-19 that impacted their ability to pay their mortgage. 
  • Be behind on their mortgage, or in a forbearance agreement with their mortgage company, as of 4/1/2020 or later.
  • Complete an application, provide required documentation, and discuss their circumstances with HomeOwnership Center staff.
  • Have a household income below 200% of the federal poverty level
    Household Size Income Limit
    1 $          25,520
    2 $          34,480
    3 $          43,440
    4 $          52,400
    5 $          61,360
    6 $          70,320
    7 $          79,280
    8 $          88,240

DROP BOX APPLICATIONS

Customers may submit applications and required documents via drop box at the following Montgomery, Greene, Darke and Preble County Locations:

Dayton – 719 S. Main Street
Xenia – 469 Dayton Avenue
Greenville – 1230 Adrien Avenue
Eaton – 308 Eaton-Lewisburg Road

Drop Off Times: 
Monday – Friday
8 am – 4:30 pm

The drop boxes are safe and secure. They are located in the lobby at each location. Documents are retrieved each day.

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

The Legal Clinic Portal is closed for new applications due to the increase in COVID related requests. If you submitted an application, please be patient while we work through the backlog.

  • If you are filing an Eviction Declaration, apply for rental assistance through the Rent & Utility Assistance and Emergency Services Portal – click on the yellow button above.
  • If you are in eviction,  apply to Legal Aid at (888) 534-1432. 
  • For Driver’s license reinstatement or criminal records issues, click on the yellow “apply for assistance” button and select “Self-Help Resources” under Legal Clinic. 

EMPLOYMENT

If your employment has been affected, visit
Unemployment.Ohio.Gov to apply for benefits.

Additional Information and Resources

If you have questions about how to protect yourself and prepare for COVID-19, the Ohio Department of Health can provide answers.

Visit their website or call 1-833-4-ASK-ODH. ODH staffers are available Monday –Sunday from 9am – 8pm.