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995 HOPE offers free renter counseling and education to support people in addressing their housing concerns. Our professional, caring counselors will work with you to assess your situation, explain the options or solutions available, and help you create a detailed action plan. You will get referrals to local, statewide, and national resources.
If you are struggling to keep up with your rent payments, there are steps you can take to protect yourself from eviction. Contact 995Hope. Calls are confidential with no pressure.
What lenders and landlords do to help
Most landlords have their own policies on help and assistance during this time. Check your landlord’s website for the most up to date information and how to reach out for assistance. Check Eviction Lab’s website for the latest eviction policy changes.
Phone and Internet
More than 650 companies have signed the Keep America Connected Pledge which states:
- No termination of service to any residential or small business customers because of their inability to pay their bills due to the disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
- Waiving of late fees that any residential or small business customers incur because of their economic circumstances related to the coronavirus pandemic.
- Access to Wi-Fi hotspots to any American who needs them.
Check the Federal Communications Commission’s website for organizations that have signed the pledge.
Many states have suspended utility shut offs and have made assistance available for people. Check your state’s announcements and responses here .