HUD’s Office of Multifamily Housing sent out the following information regarding the September 23 webinar regarding the Emergency Rental Assistance Program:

The recording of the September 23, 2021, HUD and Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance webinar is now available. View it on YouTube and access the presentation slides here.

Treasury’s Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) program makes funding available to assist households that are unable to pay rent or utilities. ERA1 provides up to $25 billion under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, and ERA2 provides up to $21.55 billion under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

The webinar featured case studies of ERA grantees, community-based partners, and multifamily housing partners that have developed strong partnerships to more effectively and efficiently provide rental support to tenants.

Scheduled speakers include:

Lopa Kolluri, HUD Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Housing

Noel Andrés Poyo, U.S. Department of Treasury Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office for Community Economic Development

Vanessa Megaw, U.S. Treasury Policy Advisor, Emergency Housing Team

Donnie Quintana, State of New Mexico Department of Finance and Administration Director, Local Government Division and ERAP Program

Chuck Sheldon, T&C Management, LLC, President/CEO

Karen Gause, Shelby County Government, Program Manager, Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance Program

Mairi Albertson
, City of Memphis Deputy Director

Lani Lester
, Community Partner

Dragan Kocic, Landlord