WERA- Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance Program PRE-SCREEN Application
** 2 ANNOUNCEMENTS 1/12/2022 **
1. The WERA Program does NOT provide hotel or motel stays. If you are experiencing homelessness, please go to the Lakeshore CAP website
and complete the Supportive Housing Application.
2. WE ARE EXPERIENCING WAIT TIMES OF 6-8 WEEKS DUE TO THE DEMAND FOR RENTAL/UTILITY ASSISTANCE IN OUR AREA. TO ASSIST YOU FASTER, FEEL FREE TO CONTACT OUR PARTNER AGENCY ESI, ENERGY SERVICES, INC., WHO MAY BE ABLE TO ASSIST YOU IN A MORE TIMELY MANNER.
THEY CAN BE CONTACTED HERE:
In collaboration with the Department of Administration, Lakeshore Community Action Program is assisting households who are struggling paying their rent and/or utilities because of the impact of COVID-19.
In general, applicants need to be a Wisconsin resident with a household income at or below 80% of the county median income (CMI) in the month prior to the application date.
Social Security numbers are not required to apply.
Along with the rental assistance application, you will simultaneously be applying for Energy Assistance. If you have applied for Energy Assistance in 2022, much of your information is within the system that generates assistance for rent. You will not be eligible for an additional Energy Assistance payment.
Assistance will be paid directly to your landlord/utility company once all information is verified.
You must reside in Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, or Sheboygan Counties in order to receive assistance through Lakeshore CAP.
If you need help filling out this application, please call 920.682.3737.
AN EMAIL ADDRESS IS REQUIRED! IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ONE, PLEASE USE:
(with no spaces)
THIS PROGRAM IS FOR RENTERS ONLY. IF YOU HOLD A MORTGAGE, THIS IS THE INCORRECT APPLICATION. RETURN TO OUR WEBSITE TO FILL OUT THE MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE APPLICATION.
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