COVID Assistance

If you’ve been negatively affected by COVID-19 you may be eligible for assistance through the CARES Act if you meet the following income guidelines:

If you are an Ingham, Eaton, Clinton, or Shiawassee Counties resident below the 200% poverty level and impacted by COVID-19

Household size 200% poverty level 30 day maximum
1 $2,147
2 $2,903
3 $3,660
4 $4,417
5 $5,173
6 $5,930
7 $6,687
8 $7,443
Each additional member add ⇒  $757

Assistance is available for the following:


  • Rental or Utility expenses incurred after 3/1/2020
  • To be eligible you must first access CERA funds through:
  • For additional information visit MSHDA COVID Emergency Rental Assistance (CERA) or call your local HARA
    • Clinton and Eaton Counties: Housing Services Mid Michigan at 517-997-6057
    • Ingham County: Holy Cross at 517-657-8145
    • Shiawassee County: CACS Shiwassee HARA at 517-719-0193


  • Utility expenses incurred after 3/1/2020
  • Property taxes incurred after 3/1/2020
  • Minor Home Repair related to Health and Safety
  • For additional information call your local service center.

Funeral Expenses

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