PAINESVILLE, Ohio— Lifeline, Inc.,who serves Lake & Geauga Counties has announced that there are funds available to assist households impacted by COVID-19 with rent or mortgage payments and to prevent water and sewer disconnections beginning November 2, 2020.
Lifeline will be partnering with the Fair Housing Resource Center for triage and screening of applicants for rent and mortgage assistance. Lake & Geauga County residents, who are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level and have fallen behind on rent or mortgage payments are encouraged to contact Fair Housing Resource Center at 440-392-0147 to submit an application for assistance. Residents who have water or sewer bill disconnection notices can contact Lifeline directly for assistance at 440-354-2148. Funds are available for a limited time and applicants are encouraged to reach out early.