Community Action Agency has a new State of Ohio CARES $4 million grant program for mortgage, rent and utility assistance for families earning up to 200% of poverty level.  No limit. 

Interested residents should send an email including their name and phone number as well as a note indicating mortgage help to  Applications will be processed in the order received.  With the volume of applicants, please allow 15 days to be contacted.  You may also complete an application online There is no phone option.

Hamilton County Department of Job and Family Services has County CARES funding for rent and utility assistance of up to $5,000 for families earning 266% of poverty level or 80% of Area Median Income. 

80% of the Area Median Income:

Number of People in Household 1 2 3 4 5 6
Max Income 80% of Area Median Income $48,350 $55,250 $62,150 $63,050 $74,600 $80,100


CARES Act Money Available for Rent & Utilities


Hamilton County CARES Act Rent and Utility Assistance Application


Please complete the application above and email it to: