Complete the Manitowoc Housing Survey!

Complete the Manitowoc Housing Survey!

CITY OF MANITOWOC NEEDS YOUR HELP IN DEFINING HOUSING CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES!

The City of Manitowoc is taking a look at the local housing market and how it functions. They need your help to get a better understanding of challenges and opportunities you see and experience.

ADD YOUR VOICE HERE!

The Housing Survey can be completed online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ManitowocHousing now through March 15.

 


Lakeshore Community Action Program has programs to assist homeowners and renters. Pre-screen applications for WERA (Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance), Mortgage Assistance and Property Tax Assistance are located on our Home page at: https://lakeshorecap.org/

Temporary Eviction Moratorium

Temporary Eviction Moratorium

TEMPORARY CDC EVICTION MORATORIUM

If you are a landlord or tenant, this is important information regarding the eviction moratorium. Follow these links for information in English and Spanish:

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention released an emergency order to stop residential evictions from September 4 to December 31, 2020. Learn more about how to use this protection and if you qualify from our fact sheet below. The CDC’s eviction moratorium started on 9/4, but you are NOT automatically covered. If you wish to use the waiver because you cannot pay your rent, you must sign this statement and provide it to your landlord.

To fill out a declaration form to get this protection, you can find one at:

For frequently asked questions, follow this link: Landlord / Tenant COVID-19 FAQ


If you are being evicted, Legal Action may be able to help you. Call (855) 947-2529 and learn more at legalaction.org.


lcap lakeNeed help in Manitowoc, Door, Kewaunee or Sheboygan counties? Have you lost income due to COVID-19 or are just unable to pay your rent? You can apply for assistance by visiting www.lakeshorecap.org and clicking on either the WRAP Pre-Screen application link or downloading/printing a Rental Assistance application, available in both English and Spanish.

Ha perdido sus ingresos debido al COVID-19 y no ha podido pagar su renta?
Ahora puede aplicar para la asistencia al visitar www.lakeshorecap.org y hacer click en el enlace para aplicación de preevaluació. Esta disponible en iglés y español.
DOOR CO RENTAL ASSISTANCE FUND

DOOR CO RENTAL ASSISTANCE FUND

Door County Rental Assistance Program

To help keep struggling Door County residents from being evicted from their homes, the Door County Emergency Response Fund has partnered with Lakeshore CAP to offer an expanded Rental Assistance Program during the global pandemic and resulting recession.

You might be eligible for assistance if ALL the following criteria apply to you:

  • Lease an apartment, duplex, or single-family home in Door County as your sole residence
  • Experienced a substantial reduction in your income due to the COVID-19 health crisis and resulting economic recession
  • Virtually exhausted your savings and are now unable to meet your financial obligations

You will be asked to provide documentation to Lakeshore CAP, including proof of change in income, bank statements, and your lease. Lakeshore CAP will keep that information highly confidential. Your name will not be disclosed to any third party, nor to United Way or the Community Foundation. If you are approved for rental assistance, the check will be made payable directly to your landlord.

Unfortunately, we are not going to be able to meet all your financial needs. However, our hope is that we can help make things just a little bit easier for you during this crisis.The resources in the Door County Emergency Response Fund are limited and so we anticipate that the income and savings criteria used to determine eligibility will evolve as we have a better count of how many people will need help. Remember, the Emergency Response Fund does NOT receive any money from government. It is entirely funded by the generosity of your friends and neighbors of Door County.


                       CLICK TO LISTEN TO THE EXPLANATION BY LAKESHORE CAP’S                          SUPPORTIVE HOUSING DIRECTOR:

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To apply, download and print out this application:  Door Co Rental Assistance Application 

If you are unable to print the application, you can pick one up at Lakeshore CAP at 131 S 3rd Avenue in Sturgeon Bay on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 7:30AM. and 4:00PM.

If you are unable to visit Lakeshore CAP in Sturgeon Bay, you may request that an application be mailed to you. Call (920) 682-3737 and leave a message with your name, phone number, and mailing address. An application will be mailed to you shortly thereafter.

If you have questions, or need help filling out the application, please call Lakeshore CAP at (920) 682-3737 and leave a message. A case manager from Lakeshore CAP will call you back to walk you through the application process.


To donate to this important relief effort, join us by making an online gift today or mail your contribution to:

Door County Emergency Response Fund
Door County Community Foundation
222 N 3rd Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, WI  54235

We will get through this if we hold together as a community!