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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 (EHAP)

July 1, 2020 - Dallas County Opens its DCHHS Emergency Housing Assistance Program

DALLAS – On Wednesday, July 1, 2020, the Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) announces the launch of the Emergency Housing Assistance Program (EHAP) 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 is eligibility based and will be processed through a lottery system. 

DCHHS will begin accepting pre-screening applications online at https://www.dallascounty.org/ehap starting Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. (CT) and close the pre-screening application process on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 4:00 p.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-Thursday 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. 

For more information, please visit https://www.dallascounty.org/ehap.

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Dallas County EHAP - A Collaborative COVID-19 Relief Effort - English
Jewish Family Services, Catholic Charities and Friendship-West Baptist Church
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