Rental Assistance Available to Little Rock Residents Through Central Arkansas Development Council

Seal of Little Rock
Tuesday, Mar 02, 2021

Media Release

City of Little Rock Public Relations (501) 371-4421


Applications can only be submitted at the link below on Mondays and Wednesdays
from 9 a.m. until noon

LITTLE ROCK – Central Arkansas Development Council (CADC) has partnered with the City of Little Rock, Department of Housing and Neighborhood Programs to offer rental assistance to help Little Rock residents.

Through the partnership, the City provided $800,000 for CADC to administer to eligible residents. To be eligible, residents must:

  • Have a current family income that does not exceed the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) established “Moderate-Income” limits for Little Rock. Family income eligibility is based on the following:
    • Total number of people residing in the housing unit
    • Total amount of current annual family income as stated in the Program Application and confirmed by supporting documentation
  • Have experienced an economic-impact because of the COVID-19 pandemic such as job loss, lay off, furlough, or reduction in salary. 
  • Have a current lease agreement for a housing unit in the City of Little Rock. 
  • Applicants who have already received funds through the Arkansas Fresh Start Program may be ineligible for the funds provided for the City of Little Rock rental assistance program.

Applications can only be submitted at the link below on Mondays and Wednesdays
from 9 am until Noon

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