Due to the high volume of applications there may be a longer wait time before you hear back from an ERAP eligibility specialist. In the meantime, please make sure all required documents have been uploaded and all sections of the application are complete. If you have not heard from an eligibility specialist after three weeks you may want to contact us to ensure that your application was received. Call 1-855-838-6776 or send an email to email@example.com.
The City of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County have received federal funds under the Emergency Rental Assistance Program to assist low-income residents who are behind on their rent or utilities payments because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The program is open to all renters residing in the City of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, who have a household income 80% or less of area median income (see chart below) and have been financially impacted by COVID-19.
You can also Call 1-855-838-6776 (toll free)
Appointments available 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at
Forsyth County Department of Social Services
741 Highland Avenue, Winston-Salem
Click the button below to schedule an appointment for help with your new application or uploading documents to an existing application.
|INCOME LIMITS FOR HOUSEHOLD SIZES 1 TO 8|
|50% income limit*||$24,150||$27,600||$31,050||$34,450||$37,250||$40,000||$42,750||$45,500|
|80% income limit||$38,600||$44,100||$49,600||$55,100||$59,550||$63,950||$68,350||$72,750|
|*80% is the eligibility limit and 50% is for priority processing.|
The tenant must fill out the Tenant Application and provide the following documentation: