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NEWS RELEASE: Clayton Residents to Receive Application Assistance Onsite for Emergency Rental Assistance

Nov 11, 2022

For Immediate Release

November 14, 2022

NEWS RELEASE

Clayton Residents to Receive Application Assistance Onsite 

for Emergency Rental Assistance 

(Clayton County, GA)- Clayton County residents impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19), can apply in-person for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) funding for rent and utilities. Representatives from Melanated Pearl Corporation, Clayton County Community Service Authority, Project Real Life, and Georgia Micro Enterprise Network (GMEN) will help residents’ complete applications and upload the required documents onsite Saturday, November 19, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at:

  • Living Faith Tabernacle, 5880 Old Dixie Hwy, Forest Park, GA 30297 
  • Clayton County Police Headquarters Community Room, 7911 McDonough St., Jonesboro, GA 30236
  • Virginia Burton Gray Recreation Center, 1475 East Fayetteville Rd., Riverdale, GA 30274

Additional dates and locations:

Saturday, December 3, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Living Faith Tabernacle, 5880 Old Dixie Hwy, Forest Park, GA 30297
  • Clayton County Police Headquarters Community Room, 7911 McDonough St., Jonesboro, GA 30236
  • Frank Bailey Senior Center, 6213 Riverdale Rd., Riverdale, GA 30296

Saturday, December 17, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Clayton County Police Headquarters Community Room, 7911 McDonough St., Jonesboro, GA 30236
  • Flint River Community Center, 153 Flint River Rd., Riverdale, GA 30274
  • Carl Rhodenizer Recreation Center, 3499 Rex Rd., Rex, GA 30273  

The Clayton County ERAP is funded by federal funds from the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act through the Clayton County Board of Commissioners. 

“Our goal is to help our residents remain sheltered,” said Clayton County Board of Commissioners Chairman Jeffrey E. Turner. “The COVID-19 pandemic is not over, and neither are the hardships many of our residents continue to endure as a result of it. We are grateful for our Clayton connected community, the resources and partnerships that allow us the ability to support our residents in their time of need.”

ERAP payments are made directly to landlords for eligible Clayton County residents. Applicants who are not eligible for the program receive notifications that explain why they are disqualified.

Access https://relief.claytoncountyga.gov/erap-events/ to register for the event.  Space is limited.

For more information about the ERAP, call (770) 347-0212 or 855-252-9249.

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