The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law on March 27, by President Trump. The CARES Act Community Development Fund is based on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) formula for Entitlement Cities.
Mayor Jamie Mayo is pleased to announce the launch of the City of Monroe COVID-19 Small Business Enterprise Loan/Grant, Rental Assistance, and Mortgage Payment Assistance Programs. The City of Monroe is an entitlement city, and we have been awarded $436,363 in CDBG funds to help address local needs.
The Monroe City Council approved the local Action Plan to make funds available for four new programs:
If you are unemployed or experience economic hardship due to the Stay-at-Home order or the economic downturn due to the pandemic, you may be eligible for housing-related assistance.
Click here to start the Renters application process – CityOfMonroeCOVID_19RentersAssistanceProgramApp
If you are a homeowner experiencing economic hardship due to the pandemic and need assistance with mortgage payments, you may be eligible for assistance.
Click here to start the Homeowners application process - CityOfMonroeCOVID_19MortgageAssistanceProgramApp
Click here to start the Small Business application process - CityofMonroeCOVID_19SmallBusinessAssistanceProgramApp