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COVID-19 Main Site    |    COVID-19 Vaccine & Registration Information / Información de Registro y Vacunas COVID-19    |    Cares Act Funding
Emergency Housing Assistance Program - 2021 (EHAP-2021)    |    Reopenings and Operational Updates

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Business & Rental Assistance

Emergency Small Business Assistance Program (EBAP)

June 15, 2020 - Dallas County Opens its Emergency Small Business Assistance Program

DALLAS – On Monday, June 15, 2020, Dallas County will begin accepting pre-applications for its Emergency Business Assistance Program (EBAP). EBAP is funded with an allocation of $5 million in federal CARES Act dollars and is designed to rapidly provide financial assistance to small businesses located in Dallas County that have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and that have been unable to obtain financial assistance to meet all of their business needs. Small businesses may be eligible to obtain a forgivable loan worth up to $15,000.

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Emergency Housing Assistance Program - 2021 (EHAP-2021)

January 12, 2021 - Dallas County Reopens its DCHHS Emergency Housing Assistance Program - 2021 (EHAP-2021)

DALLAS – On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) announces the continuation of the Emergency Housing Assistance Program through CY2021 to provide short-term, rental, mortgage and utility assistance to Dallas County residents living outside the City of Dallas facing economic hardship in the wake of COVID-19.  Assistance for EHAP-2021 is eligibility based and will be processed through a lottery system.

DCHHS announces opening of the pre-screening applications online at starting Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. (CT).  The pre-screening application form is available both, in English and Spanish.  If you are an individual who does not have access to the internet or is unable to access the pre-screening application online, please call (214) 819-1968.  Pre-screening applications accepted by phone will be conducted Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (CT).  Please note that submission of a pre-screening application does not guarantee eligibility or an offer of assistance. Only completed applications meeting eligibility requirements, and supported by required documentation, will be considered for assistance, based on the availability of funds.  Applicants must be 18 years of age or older to apply. 

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