Understanding Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Funds

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Real-time analysis from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Pulse Survey suggests widespread income and employment loss related to the pandemic continue to make it difficult for Idaho renters to stay in their homes. According to data collected in December 2020, one in ten Idaho adults in a renter household have fallen behind on rent and an estimated 34,000 Idaho households are at risk of eviction. Other reports estimate that Idaho renters are currently far behind on $73 million to $103 million in rent, and that Idaho renters will need $45.5 million in assistance to remain stably housed through the end of FY21.
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