St. Tammany Rental Assistance Program or STRAP Underway
“Our offices are up and running, and I am urging citizens who need this assistance to schedule an appointment and apply,” President Cooper said. “We know that many in our community are in need and we are here to ensure these funds are made available to those who need them as quickly as possible.”
St. Tammany Parish Government is slated to receive an additional round of funding in the near future. That date and amount have not yet been announced.
Rental assistance provided to an eligible household must not be duplicative of any other federally funded rental assistance provided to such household. The St. Tammany Rental Assistance Program (STRAP) is now accepting applications for the following households:
- Households with an income at or below 80 percent of the area median income (AMI) which is approximately $56,300 for a family of four;
- Households that have experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19; and
- Households that are at risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability.