Clark County CARES Housing Assistance Program

What is CHAP?

The CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) assists residents of Clark County who have suffered substantial financial hardship and now lack sufficient income or resources to pay their rental housing costs and utilities because of the COVID-19 emergency or the response to that emergency.

Important Information about CHAP:

Level of assistance is based on the availability of CARES Act grant funding and each individual household assessment. Applications will be accepted until all funds are exhausted.

Who is qualified to apply for CHAP funds?

In order to qualify for assistance, applicants must be current residents of Clark County, NV and demonstrate how they have been impacted by COVID-19.

START HERE to determine if you are eligible for CHAP Assistance:
Required Documentation:

Video Tutorial - How to Upload Documents

The following documents are required to complete your application. Please have them ready:

  • Photo Identification, regardless of state origin
  • Verification of household members through lease agreement or other documentation

For Rental Assistance: Copy of current lease in the name of the person (or other household member) requesting assistance.

For Utility Assistance: Copy of current utility bill in the name of the person (or another household member) requesting assistance.

Documentation to support COVID-19 financial impact that resulted from one of the following:

  • Loss of employment
  • Reduction in work hours
  • Furlough from employment
  • Reduction in income/salary due to reduced business revenue

Documentation to support COVID-19 financial impact may include but is not limited to:

  • Past paystubs prior to COVID-19 and current paystubs to demonstrate loss of income
  • Proof of Unemployment Insurance Benefits (UIB)
    • Proof of application in any status including, pending, approved, or denied
  • Employer Statement/Letter
  • CHAP Application Status

To check the status of an already submitted application, click on the link below:

My Application
  • CHAP Landlord Portal

To visit the portal and upload documents, click on the link below:

Visit Portal
  • Other Services

As COVID-19 (Coronavirus) continues to impact our community, Clark County Social Service offices are closed to the public. However, we are providing assistance and services to citizens in need during this uncertain time by practicing social distancing methods for the safety and well-being of our clients and workers.

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