RCAP Solutions is pleased to offer new financial assistance programs for Worcester County families impacted by the recent Covid-19 pandemic and state of emergency. The Greater Worcester Community Fund Grant (GWCFG) for Mortgage & Rental Assistance is provided by the Greater Worcester Community Foundation and supported by the Massachusetts COVID-19 Relief Fund to provide up to $4,000 of direct funding to eligible households.
The fund can assist with payments for rent or mortgage arrears accrued no earlier than April 1, 2020.
In order to be eligible, a household must:
- currently rent or own housing as a primary residence in Massachusetts
- have a gross household income that is between the 50% and 80% Area Median Income (AMI)
- have a housing emergency due to a financial hardship related to or exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis
Please click here for our press release: GWCFG Press Release
Households can assess their eligibility by looking at the income levels for Worcester County, found here: Income limits listing.
Questions & How to Apply:
- We encourage individuals or families who think they may be eligible to apply by visiting: http://www.rcapsolutions.org/hcec-application/
Questions can be directed to: HCEC@rcapsolutions.org or 800.488.1969, Monday – Friday, between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM. The office is closed from 12:00 – 1:00 PM daily.
Applications/Documents can be emailed to HCEC@rcapsolutions.org or faxed to 508.365.6008.
Please note, the office is closed to the public at this time and visits are by appointment only.