The application process for the NH Emergency Rental Assistance Program (NHERAP) was paused on October 21, 2022, and will not be reopened. After providing nearly $300 million in critical resources to over 26,000 Granite State households, all funds available for direct rental assistance have been exhausted.
For more information regarding the NHERAP Housing Stability Services and HSS Direct Cash Assistance that are currently available go to: https://www.nhhfa.org/emergency-rental-assistance/.
The New Hampshire Emergency Rental Assistance Program (NHERAP) provides assistance to eligible residents of New Hampshire who cannot pay their rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The NH Emergency Rental Assistance Program will:
What is the application process for NH Emergency Rental Assistance Program?
You are eligible for rental and/or utility assistance if:
The NHERAP is a federally funded rental assistance program through the Governor’s Office for Emergency Relief and Recovery (GOFERR). It is administered by New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority (NHHFA), in collaboration with GOFERR and the Community Action Partnership agencies.
If you need assistance with an eviction notice, contact NH Legal Advice & Referral Center (LARC).
We encourage you to fill out the application online.
If you prefer to complete a paper application, click here to download the application PDF. You will need to mail the completed application to the CAP with all required documents.
Le recomendamos que llene la solicitud en línea.
Si prefiere completar una aplicación en papel, haga clic aquí para abrir la aplicación PDF. Deberá enviar por correo la solicitud completada al CAP con todos los documentos requeridos.
Note: The NH Emergency Rental Assistance Program is for renters, not homeowners.