COVID-19 Housing Resources

Jeb Reece

765.993.3327

jreece@richmondindiana.gov

Community Development Coordinator

During this unprecedented time, you may need extra support. We've gathered information to help with housing, utilities, and services as you and your loved ones navigate this difficult time.

During this unprecedented time, you may need extra support. We've gathered information to help with housing, utilities, and services as you and your loved ones navigate this difficult time.

Housing Resources


Indianahousingnow.org is a free, state online resource for renters and property managers in Indiana. For additional assistance, please call 1‑877‑428‑8844 (toll free) Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Eastern. Dial 7‑1‑1 for TTY. Dial 2‑1‑1 if you are in a housing crisis.

Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance Program: Are you or someone you know behind on rent because of the COVID-19 Pandemic? Are you a landlord with tenants who have fallen behind on rent because of the COVID-19 Pandemic? Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance (IERA) Program is here to help! IERA can provide you with up to 12 months of rental assistance. Those who qualify may also receive utility and/or home energy assistance. This includes help with paying past due utilities (electric, gas, water, sewer, and trash) and home energy (fuel oil, wood, coal, pellets, and propane) expenses along with internet assistance for past due expenses.

COVID-19 Eviction & Foreclosure Prevention Guide

Wayne Township Trustee: Providing two levels of rental/mortgage/utility assistance: support that is not COVID-19 related and support that is COVID-19 related. Call 973-9392 or 969-2371.

Transition Housing Resources

Landlord Tenant Task Force Report, July 29, 2020

Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network

HUD FHA Mortgage Assistance

Utility Resources

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP): Applications are open for the 2021 Program Year. Call Interlocal Community Action Program (ICAP) Richmond: (765) 488-2416

Low Income Household Water Assistance Program: a temporary emergency program that will help low-income households and families afford water and wastewater services during the COVID-19 pandemic. This program is designed to help low-income households and does not require proof of COVID-19 hardship to apply.

Richmond Sanitary District: Payment arrangements are made available to customers who are behind on their bills. Call (765) 983-7450 to discuss options

Richmond Power & Light

Vectren (Gas): Need help paying your bill? Learn about payment plan options and resources that may be available. Call: 800-227-1376 or visit them online.

Indiana American Water: Review your bill and learn more online.

Services

Centerstone, Horizon House, 47 South 15th Street, 877-467-3123. Horizon House is a drop-in center providing adults in the community a safe place to connect with necessary resources in the community.  Linkages and referrals can be made by the on-site Recovery Coach. Access to computers, phones, kitchen for preparing food, laundry and shower are on-site.

Natco Empowerment Center

Wayne Township Trustee

Martha Dwyer Community Center

The Laundry Project

Richmond Senior Center

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Resources

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Locations

2380 Liberty Ave.

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