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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Bedford Rent Relief Program - Applications Now Being Accepted

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Applications are currently being accepted for the Bedford Rent Relief Program (BRRP). BRRP provides temporary monthly rental assistance in the form of a grant to eligible households. BRRP will pay between $300-750 per month in rental assistance, depending on unit size, for six months. Payments are made directly to the landlord. 

Applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Current residents of Bedford not currently receiving rental assistance from State/Federal program (RAFT, ERAP). Households receiving Section 8 assistance ARE eligible. 
  • Households that have received assistance from the Bedford Municipal Housing Trust rental assistance programs in the past do not qualify. 
  • Households that own other real estate do not qualify. 
  • Households spending over 30% of their income on rent or whose income is below 30% area median income. 
  • The maximum rent to be considered for benefit is the following: 1 Bedroom: $2,198, 2 Bedroom: $2,635, 3 Bedroom: $3,207, 4 Bedroom: $3,540 
  • Households whose income is below the listed limits. 

Applications will be accepted on a first come first serve basis for as long as funding is available. BRRP is funded through Bedford's Municipal Affordable Housing Trust, and is administered by the Regional Housing Services Office

*Apply here: Rent Relief Program Application*

Please share the Rent Relief Program flier

Questions? or 978-287-1092

Other programs administered by the MAHT and RHSO that are open for applications: Small Repair Grant Program for Homeowners and the Initial Rental Assistance Program

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