Rental Pandemic Relief Program (RPRP)

The Rental Pandemic Relief Program (RPRP) is available to all tribal member who reside within the Lumbee tribal territory, throughout the United States, territories, and District of Columbia.

An “eligible household” is defined as a renter household in which at least one or more individuals meets the following criteria:

  1. Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19;

  2. Demonstrates a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability; and

  3. Has a household income at or below 80 percent of the area median.


Rental assistance provided to an eligible household should not be duplicative of any other federally funded rental assistance provided to such household

Applications may be completed online at here.

 

You may also download the application to be filled out manually. Email completed applications to rentalrelief@lumbeetribe.com. Hand written applications may be delivered to the program drop box located at the Soaring Eagle Community Building, 442 Norment Rd., Lumberton, NC 28360.

 

Phone number: (910) 775-2543

 

Rent, Rent arrears, and utilities. For the purpose of RPRP “utilities” includes: electricity, propane, natural gas, water, sewer, trash removal, and internet. Utilities does not include telecommunication services, such as telephone and cable.

 

Additional information and program facts can be found here: Emergency Rental Assistance Program | U.S. Department of the Treasury