The Redbird Outreach Collaboration (ROC) program offers direct rental and housing assistance, housing relocation, and stabilizing services to the communities surrounding the Red Bird area of Dallas County. and stabilizing services to the communities surrounding the Red Bird area of Dallas County. This collaboration will assist households facing eviction due to direct and indirect COVID 19 impact by providing emergency assistance to prevent homelessness.

Who Qualifies

Rent funding is restricted by the following requirements:

  1. Be at or below 50% of Area Median Income (AMI)
  2. Reside in the City of Dallas
  3. Be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic
  4. Be housed and “at risk of homelessness" (i.e., at risk of losing housing)
  5. Not have sufficient resources or support networks immediately available to prevent them from becoming homeless

Utility funding is restricted by the following requirements:

  1. Can only award a maximum of $1,500 per month cap as above
  2. Can include a one-time payment of utility arrears (and late fees) which counts toward the 6-month cap 
  3. Can only be used for electricity, gas, water, trash, sewage

 

 

 

Required Documents

  • Pay stubs for at least the last 30 days to determine gross annual income based on household size
  • Proof of income for all household members for the past 30 days (SNAP, TANF, Child Support, and SS Award Letters no older than 30 days old) 
  • Income/Residency Certification Form (or Declaration of No Income Statement) 
  • Proof of Residency (utility bill or lease agreement)
  • Gross Income Worksheet
  • COVID-19 – Certification of Impact of COVID-19 and Need for Assistance
  • Housed & At Risk of Homelessness
  • Declaration/Assessment of At-Risk of Homelessness
  • Risk Factor 3 (Eviction Notice)
    • Risk Factor & ( Other Factors)-cost burden, elderly, frail, or living on a fixed income, unemployment resulting in loss of income, lack of assets for emergencies
    •  Unit Eligibility 
  • Services - Housing Stability Case Management
  • Birth Certificate and Social Security Cards for all household members
  • Driver's license for all adult household members

How To Apply

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Your application is only considered complete if you have answered all the questions AND uploaded all required documentation.  Your application will not be processed until it is complete.  Once your application is complete, you need to allow up to 3 business days for your case manager to contact you. 

 

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