Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Red Cliff Emergency Rental Assistance Program
RCERA@redcliff-nsn.gov
715-779-3700 ext 4209
Click HERE to download an application.

The Red Cliff Emergency Rental Assistance Program offers financial relief to help home-renters pay their rent and utilities during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Applicants who receive relief funds can use it to pay past due and current rent / utility bills.

Eligibility
This Emergency Rental Assistance Program is available to Red Cliff Tribal Members who rent housing in Ashland County or Bayfield County. Funds can be used for paying rent and utilities.

To qualify for the program, a household must have an income at or below 80% of the Area Median Income based on the following chart:
incomechart_ERAP

The following qualified applicants will be prioritized:
i. Households at or below 50% of the Area Median Income.
ii. Households with one ore more individuals unemployed for the immediate past 90 days.
Prioritization will be in the form of outreach that is intentional, such as the ERA Program staff connecting directly with clients of the Tribal and County Housing Authorities, Social Services, Health Services, Family and Human Services, and other programs that work with low income individuals. Prioritization may also be in the form of a higher amount of benefits for individuals in this group. It may also include their applications and payments being processed first.


Click HERE to download an application, or pick one up from Red Cliff Chippewa Housing Authority offices. 
Completed applications can be returned via email, in-person, or sent via mail to Red Cliff Chippewa Housing Authority.
Applications are also available for pickup at the Family Human Services building.

Contact Amber Heetel with any questions at:
Amber.Heetel@redcliff-nsn.gov
715-779-3700 ext 4209

To submit an application via email
Send completed application along with all required documentation to RCERA@redcliff-nsn.gov.

To submit an application in the mail
Send completed application along with all required documentation to:
Red Cliff Chippewa Housing Authority
Attn RCERA
37645 New Housing Rd
Bayfield, WI 54814

For assistance, please call 715-779-3700 or email:
Amber.Heetel@redcliff-nsn.gov