Community Connection of Northeast Oregon, Inc. announces the release of $162,250 in rental assistance funds for the counties of Baker, Grant, Union and Wallowa to assist households who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Households qualify if they have lost income or employment due to COVID-19, if they are self-quarantining due to COVID symptoms or if they are unable to find work due to COVID-19. Households must also be under the income limit for their county, which for Grant County is $21.500 for one-person households, $24,600 for two people, $27,650 for three people, $30,700 for four people and $33,200 for five people.

Community Connection also has energy assistance funds available to help with home heating and electricity costs.

Contact the local Community Connection office at 541-575-2949 for more information.

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