People in HUD housing programs who are low-income could potentially benefit from knowing more about the following programs and resources. resources.
For residents and program participants: Earned Income Tax Credit (files attached suitable for distribution in English and Spanish) – Many low-income families may be eligible for the IRS EITC which could provide a payment of up to $6,044 for tax year 2013. The fliers provide useful information and contacts to help your residents to file for free and to avoid paying others for “tax refund anticipation loans.” National Consumer Protection Week
For HUD grantees and Partners (Affordable Care Act):
In an effort to meet the needs of low- to moderate-income homeowners within the City of Newark, the Development Department will administer The Emergency/Minor Home Repair Housing Rehabilitation Program.
The purpose of the program is to provide emergency/minor home repair assistance to eligible low- to moderate-income homeowners who are experiencing housing related maintenance issues that could render it substandard, uninhabitable, or in imminent danger of becoming such.