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What is it

The City of Savannah CARES Act Fund at United Way is here to assist residents of the City of Savannah in maintaining stable, safe housing regardless of household income.

How it helps you

The fund helps you pay past due mortgage, rent, or utility balances from March through August 2020 from the loss of income directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We are putting the money where the money needs to be – in the hands of those who need it the most.

~ Mayor Van Johnson
City of Savannah

Requirements to Qualify

  • Be a resident of the City of Savannah
  • Provide proof of loss of income due to COVID-19 pandemic
    (from March 1, 2020- to August 30, 2020) 
  • Provide verification of current household income
    (receiving unemployment benefits, returned to work, new employment, SSI and SSDI, child support and alimony where applicable) 
  • Provide verification of past due rent/mortgage/utilities
    (copy of the most recent bill, copy of the mortgage statement, copy of the lease or statement from the property management company)
  • Provide identification of all members in the household applying for assistance 

To Apply or Learn More

Call 2-1-1 (Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm) or access the online application

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