ARPA Funding Resources

 

TEMPORARY COVID-19 RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The Clarkston City Council has allocated up to $350,000.00 from its share of the Federal AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA) to provide for a temporary RENT PAYMENT ASSISTANCE grant program to Clarkston residents impacted by the COVID-19 economic crisis. Due to the virus’ continued impact resulting in job loss and related financial hardships including the inability to make rent payments, the following process is offered to individuals and families to apply for temporary rent payment assistance.

Applicants must complete and submit the  Temporary Rental Payment Assistance Application, must live in the City limits of Clarkston, must have & provide an existing, ongoing lease, a valid government ID, must provide proof of loss of income beginning March 2020 or after due to the covid-19 economic crisis,  and submit various documentation listed on the application to the City of Clarkston to process the application. 

Maximum Benefit to a Single Beneficiary:  $3,000.00 or 3 Month’s Rent.

For information please call 404-296-6489 or email, sqawiy@cityofclarkston.com

 

TEMPORARY COVID-19 QUARANTINE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The City of Clarkston COVID-19 Quarantine Assistance Program provides support for active employees in which employers do not provide paid leave of absence to fulfill the quarantine requirement for the employee or their dependents. This program provides temporary financial assistance with a maximum of $1200 per household family for 2022.

TEMPORARY MORTGAGE PAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 

The Clarkston City Council has allocated up to $50,000.00 from its share of the Federal AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA to provide temporary MORTGAGE PAYMENT ASSISTANCE to Clarkston residents impacted by the COVID-19 health/economic crisis. Due to the virus’ impact resulting in massive job loss and related financial hardships including the inability to make mortgage payments, the following process is offered to individuals and families to apply for temporary mortgage payment assistance.

 

HOMEOWNER WEATHERIZATION/ENERGY EFFICIENCY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The Clarkston City Council has allocated up to $100,000.00 from its share of the Federal AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT (ARPA) to provide for a WEATHERZATION/ENERGY EFFICIENCY  ASSISTANCE program to Clarkston homeowners impacted by the COVID-19 economic crisis. Due to the virus’ continued impact resulting in economic & financial hardships the city will assist residents affected by COVID-19 and/or 60 years and older, disabled and/or caring for multiple school age children with weatherization/energy efficiency projects. 

 

AFFORDABLE CONNECTIVITY PROGRAM

As many as 1.1 million eligible Georgians still haven’t signed up to receive discounts of up to $30 per month on their internet bills, along with a one-time $100 discount on the purchase of a laptop, tablet or desktop computer through the Affordable Connectivity Program. With school starting back, now is the perfect time to spread the word in your community to help your residents obtain affordable internet to give their children the resources they need to thrive in school. Residents can check their eligibility and sign up at getinternet.gov.