Lakeshore CAP WRAP Results/New WERA!

Lakeshore CAP WRAP Results/New WERA!

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2020 “WRAP” (WISCONSIN RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM)

RESULTS ARE IN!

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See below for information and link to Lakeshore CAP’s 2021 WERA (Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance) program running through November — for households negatively impacted by COVID-19!

In 2020, Lakeshore Community Action Program (CAP) received Wisconsin Rental Assistance Program (WRAP) funds resulting from the CARES Act. The purpose of these funds was to help those who were negatively impacted by COVID-19 and were struggling to pay rent or security deposit. The Lakeshore CAP program provided funding to eligible households residing in the Wisconsin counties of Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Sheboygan.

From June 8 to November 25, 2020, Lakeshore CAP assisted the following number of households in our 4-county area, helping them to remain in their homes or move to safe affordable housing:

NUMBER OF HOUSEHOLDS
TYPE OF ASSISTANCE
DOLLAR AMOUNT
621
Rental Assistance
$1,007,468.00
12
Security Deposit
$18,560.00
19
Lot Rent
$23,684.00
652
—TOTALS—
$1,049,712.00

 


2021 WERA (WISCONSIN EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE) PROGRAM OPEN NOW!

Lakeshore Community Action Program (CAP), an agency of WISCAP, recently received another round of Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) funds. Pre-Screen Applications are being accepted now and can be found on our Home Page. The purpose of these funds is to help those who were negatively impacted by COVID-19 and are struggling to pay rent. The Lakeshore CAP program will provide funding to eligible households residing in our service area —  the Wisconsin counties of Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Along with the rental assistance application, you will simultaneously be applying for Energy Assistance (EA).

Information, instructions, documents and restrictions on the program can be found in our News article at https://lakeshorecap.org/wera-rental-assistance-program/ Pre-screen applications may be found on our Home Page at https://lakeshorecap.org/ in English and Spanish.

 


NON-COVID RELATED RENT ASSISTANCE

If you are seeking other forms of rental assistance due to inability to pay your rent or are facing eviction and/or homelessness, Lakeshore CAP has a different Supportive Housing/Rental Assistance Program. You can find information our on our website at www.lakeshorecap.org/supportive housing or by calling 920.682.3737 for Manitowoc Co, 920-803-6991 for Sheboygan Co, or 920-743-0192 for Door and Kewaunee counties. Applications may also be found on our Home Page in English, Spanish and Hmong at https://lakeshorecap.org/

Lakeshore CAP Mortgage/Water Assistance Program

Lakeshore CAP Mortgage/Water Assistance Program

HAVE YOU HAD A LOSS OF INCOME DUE TO COVID-19?

Lakeshore CAP

Mortgage and Water Utility Assistance Program

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Click on a link and fill out all information — that applies — for your household:

⇒Pre-Screen Application⇐

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READ EVERYTHING BELOW BEFORE FILLING OUT THE PRE-SCREEN APPLICATION! 

This Mortgage and Water Utility Assistance Program is for residents of Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Door and Kewanee counties. Water utility assistance is also available for RENTERS through this same application (fill out only the parts that apply).

If your income has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and you are having trouble making your mortgage loan payment and/or water utility bill, please complete the above application. If contacted that you may be eligible for assistance, start locating/requesting the documents below:

  1. Documentation showing payments made between July 1, 2019 and the date you lost your income due to COVID-19.
  2. Bank statements for all checking and savings accounts for the 3 months prior to application.
  3. All income information, including unemployment, for the 3 months prior to application.
  4. Proof that you were not behind on mortgage payments or water utility bills until a COVID related incident happened.
  5. Photo ID of applicant (head of household only)
  6. Income statements for the 3 months prior to your loss of income due to COVID-19.
  7. Amount of government assistance received due to COVID-19 (other mortgage assistance, unemployment, water utility assistance, other).
  8. Plus, any other documentation requested by Lakeshore CAP.

ELIGIBILITY

  1. The house must be located in Manitowoc, Door, Sheboygan or Kewaunee county.
  2. The applicant must reside in the home for which the assistance is provided
  3. Household income must meet eligibility requirements. Chart located here:
    Household Income Limits.pdf
  4. Head of Household must be able to document that unpaid mortgage and/or water utility payments were the result of a COVID-19-related loss.
  5. Household cannot be more than 5 months behind in payments.

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For questions please call Lakeshore Community Action Program at: (920) 682-3737.


For new home buyer assistance, please see our web page at: https://lakeshorecap.org/home-buyer/

Lakeshore CAP Property Tax Assistance Program

Lakeshore CAP Property Tax Assistance Program

HAVE YOU HAD A LOSS OF INCOME DUE TO COVID-19?

Lakeshore Community Action Program

Property Tax Assistance


Click on this link and fill out all information to be considered for assistance. The application may also be found on our Home page at: https://lakeshorecap.org/

⇒Pre-Screen Application⇐


READ EVERYTHING BELOW BEFORE FILLING OUT THE PROPERTY TAX ASSISTANCE PROGRAM PRE-SCREEN APPLICATION!

Lakeshore Community Action Program (CAP) is proud to announce a Property Assistance Program for residents of Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Door and Kewanee counties. We may provide up to $1000 of Property Tax assistance and help with water bills for eligible households.

If your income has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and you are having trouble making your property tax payment, please complete the pre-screen application. Should you be contacted that you may be eligible for assistance, please have on hand the documents below:

  1. Documentation showing payments made between July 1, 2019 and the date you lost your income due to COVID-19.
  2. Bank statements for all checking and savings accounts for the 3 months prior to application.
  3. All income information, including unemployment, for the 3 months prior to application.
  4. Proof that you were not behind on property tax payments until a COVID related incident happened.
  5. Photo ID of applicant (head of household only)
  6. Income statements for the 3 months prior to your loss of income due to COVID-19.
  7. Amount of other government assistance received due to COVID-19 (mortgage assistance, unemployment, etc.).
  8. Plus, any other documentation requested by Lakeshore CAP.

ELIGIBILITY

  1. The house must be located in Manitowoc, Door, Sheboygan or Kewaunee county.
  2. The applicant must reside in the home for which the assistance is provided
  3. Household income must be below 125% of the poverty level. Chart located here: Federal Poverty Limits
  4. Must be able to document that unpaid property taxes were the result of a COVID-19-related loss.
  5. Household must be behind in payments.

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For questions please call Lakeshore Community Action Program at: (920) 682-3737.


If you meet eligibility requirements and are interested in BUYING a home, please see our web page at: https://lakeshorecap.org/home-buyer/

WERA Provides Help with Utilities

WERA Provides Help with Utilities

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THE WISCONSIN EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM INCLUDES JUST UTILITY ASSISTANCE!

 

If your utilities have been shut off or if you have a past due balance with your provider, please apply for Lakeshore CAP’s WERA Program if you live in Manitowoc, Sheboygan, Door or Kewaunee county. You may apply for utility assistance without having to apply for rent assistance. 

 


Find the WERA Pre-Screen application in English and Spanish on Lakeshore Community Action’s Home Page at: https://lakeshorecap.org/.

WERA – Rent Assistance Program

WERA – Rent Assistance Program

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT REGARDING THE “WISCONSIN EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE” PROGRAM THROUGH LAKESHORE CAP

WERA —

lcapLakeshore Community Action Program (Lakeshore CAP), an agency of WISCAP,* recently received another round of Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) funds. Pre-Screen Applications are being accepted now and can be found on our Home Page. The purpose of these funds is to help those who were negatively impacted by COVID-19 and are struggling to pay rent. The Lakeshore CAP program will provide funding to eligible households residing in our service area —  the Wisconsin counties of Door, Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Sheboygan.

The following situations will not qualify for this program: Mortgage payments.

Along with the rental assistance application, you will simultaneously be applying for Energy Assistance (EA). If you have applied for EA in 2021, much of your information is already within the system that generates assistance for rent. You will not be eligible for an additional EA payment. The WERA program DOES provide EA and utility help for those who qualify. If someone wants only EA, they do that through WHEAP at: https://www.benefits.gov/benefit/1397. If you need help with rent, if your utilities have been shut off or you are behind in payments, you can apply for WERA.

Assistance will be paid directly to your landlord once ALL information is verified!


Please go to the our website’s homepage at: https://lakeshorecap.org/ to fill out the Pre-Screen application — available in English and Spanish.


  • Please gather ALL of the documents listed in the announcement as soon as you apply for the program
  • Find program information on the website: WISCAP / WERA
  • Read/download FAQ — and if you reside in a Wisconsin county not covered within Lakeshore CAP’s service area, find your agency here: WERA Contact & FAQ Sheet

(You may translate this article into Spanish or Hmong by choosing “Select Language” on the upper left.)


*WISCAP works with our member agencies, community partners and legislators to develop innovative, comprehensive and effective solutions that increase household economic security and relieve conditions of poverty. As an agency and a network we advocate with local, state & federal government on public policy affecting low-income individuals in Wisconsin.