RAMP: Rental Assistance in Mississippi

Posted On: August 25, 2020

Please share this information about the Rental Assistance for Mississippians Program (RAMP) with your residents. The Mississippi Home Corporation (MHC) started RAMP “to  provide rental assistance to eligible Mississippians in need.”

RAMP is an $8 million CARES Act program. MHC partnered with several organizations to administer assistance.

Services include homeless prevention services, short-term rental assistance, rental arrears, and housing stability case management. The program serves eligible families and individuals.

“Mississippi Home Corporation has worked hard to help those who have been severely impacted by COVID-19,” according to Scott Spivey, the Executive Director of MHC. “This program offers another opportunity to address housing needs that have been created due to this pandemic.”

How residents can apply for RAMP

Residents can apply by finding their county on this flyer and contacting the corresponding agency. Please download the PDF version of this flyer and post it in your common areas. Leave a copy in your community mailboxes. Make sure your residents know about this assistance!

Contact Numbers

Share the flyer and info with your residents!

From the news release:

The Emergency Solutions Grant COVID-19 (ESG-COVID) program created by the CARES Act funds services to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).  Individuals and families who have been laid off or have current income under 50% of area median income (AMI) and individuals who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance are eligible to receive funds.

-Mississippi Home Corporation


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