Applications Now Open

Is your Missouri tenant financially impacted by COVID-19?
Learn more about programs that can help your tenant with rent payments.


The State Assistance for Housing Relief (SAFHR) for Landlords program provides rent assistance for eligible Missouri residents who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Who is Eligible?

Your tenant is likely eligible if their household income is <80% of the area's median income, and they are at risk of losing their housing due to a financial hardship brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.  

How Do I Apply?

Verify tenant eligibility, collect the required information, and complete the application.  Applications are open now, and expected to remain open until September 2022.

Looking for Information on ERAP?
Visit our ERAP portal.  

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The SAFHR Program is funded through the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, Pub. L. No. 116-260 (Dec. 27, 2020) (the “Act”) and provided to the State of Missouri from the U.S. Department of the Treasury for emergency rental assistance. This project is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number ERA-2101112507 awarded to Missouri Department of Economic Development by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The Missouri Housing Development Commission is administering this project on behalf of the Missouri Department of Economic Development.

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