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Does the new COVID-19 relief package include housing assistance?

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Yes, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, signed into law on December 27, 2020, allows qualifying renters to receive assistance on rent and utility payments. If you qualify, you can apply for it through your state and local administration. Each state will decide how to manage housing assistance, so check with your state for announcements on how the process works for you as a resident.

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