D.C. Launches $350M Rental Assistance Program With Money From Federal Government

D.C. is using hundreds of millions of dollars from the last two federal stimulus bills to provide financial assistance to renters. 
Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the launch Monday of a $350M program to help struggling D.C. residents make rent and utilities payments. 
Renters and landlords can apply for funding from the program to cover past and future rent and utilities payments. Eligible applicants must make below a certain income level, such as $79,600 for a family of four. Families can receive assistance for payments dating back to April 1, 2020, and for up to three months of future payments. 
The program, STAY DC, includes funding from the last…

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