Covid Rental Relief

Covid  Rental Relief Program

Waterloo Community Development’s Covid Rental Relief program provides up to three months of rental assistance, due to a COVID-19 hardship.  Eligible applicants must:

  • Reside in Waterloo
  • Have not applied or received any assistance from any other agency for the same months in which funding is being requested.
  • Be able to demonstrate a COVID-related impact to their household income that has affected their ability to pay rent.  
  • Have household gross income below 80% of the area median income, see limits below.
  • Complete an application and provide required documentation
  • Section 8 Units are not eligible

All rental payments will be paid directly to the landlord upon approval.

Income limits


1 person

2 person

3 person

4 person

5 person

6 person

7 person

8 person










How to Apply

Applications may be viewed at the link below or requested by email to .

Click Here to Apply (PDF)
Click Here to Apply (Fillable PDF)

You may also contact our office at 319-291-4429 for a paper application.  Completed applications and supporting documents may be submitted by mail to or placed in the drop box at:

Waterloo Community Development
620 Mulberry Street Suite 202
Waterloo, IA 50703


Or by email to