GNVCares about Neighbors

GNVCares provides temporary assistance to extremely-low, very-low and low-to-moderate income households (see chart at bottom of this webpage) in Gainesville's city limits by way of rent/mortgage and/or utility payments.

Apply for GNVCares About Neighbors May 11-17!

Eligibility:

Eligibility will be determined based on proof of income and lost wages as a result of the pandemic. Individual households would receive up to $1,250 applied directly toward housing and utility costs.

Documentation Required*:
*Assistance can be provided if you have concerns about these documents.

  • Letter stating why rent, mortgage and/or utility payment is past due (March 16, 2020 and onward)
  • Proof of income before COVID-19 pandemic (such as pay stubs or child support)
  • Proof of income after COVID-19 pandemic (such as pay stubs or child support)
  • Proof of loss of income (employer’s termination letter and/or reduction of work hours letter)
  • Copy of photo ID card for applicant and co-applicant (driver's license or ID cards for all members over 18 years)
  • Copy of current written rental lease agreement (lease must be executed prior to March 16, 2020)
  • Copy of current mortgage statement showing payment due for March 16, 2020 and onward
  • Copy of utility statement showing payment due for March 16, 2020 and onward

The GNVCares checklist of required documentation is available to print in English and Spanish.

Criteria:

  • Income verification to demonstrate extremely-low, very-low, and low income levels, with priority given to extremely-low, very-low and low income neighbors.
  • Proof that COVID-19 pandemic caused unemployment or reduction in work hours which resulted in a reduction of wages.

Annual Household Income

Number of
people in the
household
Extremely
Low
Very Low Low Moderate
1 $14,700 $24,450 $39,100 $58,680
2 $17,240 $27,950 $44,700 $67,080
3 $21,720 $31,450 $50,300 $75,480
4 $26,200 $34,900 $55,850 $83,760
5 $30,680 $37,700 $60,350 $90,480
6 $35,160 $40,500 $64,800 $97,200
7 $39,680 $43,300 $69,300 $103,920
8 $44,120 $46,100 $73,750 $110,640

Demographic information of applicant head of households will be collected, but not used for evaluation, and shall include: (1) race/ethnicity; (2) gender; (3) primary and secondary language; (4) disability status and (5) veteran status.

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