The Public's Radio: Rhode Island eases rent assistance requirements to help families on the brink of homelessness
Rhode Island residents no longer need to prove they've lost income due to COVID-19 in order to be eligible for the state's rent relief programs.
by Sofia Rudin
Previously, applicants needed to provide extensive documentation proving their loss of income, which program leaders said hindered their ability to help tenants in need. Now, applicants can self-certify that they're unable to pay rent.
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