Need Help Paying Rent, Mortgage or Utilities?
CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICES OF FALL RIVER, INC. is dedicating Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) COVID-19 funds from the federal CARES Act to help eligible City of New Bedford citizens pay up to three months of rent, mortgage and utilities due to COVID-19 hardships through its Housing Assistance Program.
Eligible households include:
- Households experiencing loss of income directly related to COVID-19
- Households in good standing with the rent, mortgage, and utilities as of March 2020
- Households who requested assistance from lender, landlord, and/or utility companies
- Households with incomes at or below 80% AMI
New Bedford residents should call (508) 999-4757 for information regarding program eligibility.