Program Overview


The State Assistance for Housing Relief (SAFHR) for Landlords program allows landlords to apply for rent assistance on behalf of their eligible Missouri tenants who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The program covers up to 12 months of past-due rent, back to April 2020 and up to 3 months into the future.   Funds are paid directly to the landlord.

To apply for utility assistance, tenants must submit a separate SAFHR for Renters application.

NOTE: If you are a tenant seeking assistance, please visit the SAFHR for Renters portal.

More Details

Read all the fine print about the program.


Read the full eligibility details.


Look up Area Median income.


Apply for SAFHR for Landlords

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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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