IndyRent Eligibility | FAQ

Am I eligible for this assistance program in 2022?

The federal funding that is used to support the IndyRent program is ending and active evictions are being prioritized with the remaining funds. Active eviction applications with a court case number and appeals to original applications submitted on or before November 30 are being processed.

You can check your application status here.

The last day to submit an eviction assistance application or an appeal was November 30, 2022

No exceptions will be made.

To be considered for rental assistance, you must meet these qualifications and have applied by November 30, 2022

Be a renter in Marion County, Indiana.

Have experienced a reduction in employment income (or self-employment business income) due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Have an active eviction with a court case number and filing date or appealing an original application.

Must be a household at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI) and be at risk of housing instability. Priority will be given to households below 50% AMI or residents who have been unemployed for 90 days or longer at the time of application. The relevant 2022 AMI values for this program can be found in the table below.

The maximum monthly amount of assistance cannot exceed Fair Market Rent (FMR). The relevant 2022 FMR values for this program can be found in the table below.

The IndyRent program is no longer accepting applications for rental assistance. The federal funding that is used to support the program is ending.

The last day to submit an eviction assistance application or an appeal was November 30, 2022.

Having a benefits letter from an approved program (TANF, SSI, EAP, SNAP, or HIP) from anytime since January 1, 2020, or a copy of your 2021 IRS tax return (IRS Form 1040) or other proof of income will assist in the review of your application. A past-due rent or utility bill may be used to document housing instability. A lease is also required.

No. The IndyRent program is no longer taking applications as of November 30, 2022.

No. The IndyRent program is no longer accepting new applications for rental assistance. The federal funding that is used to support the program is ending.

You will be contacted at the email address and / or phone number you provided during the application process. You can also check the status of your application using your unique application ID at indyrent.org/status-check.

You can provide your landlord with your application ID number and direct them to https://forms.indyrent.org/indyrent2021-landlord/ to verify your application as soon as your application is submitted.

If your landlord does not respond you will be contacted by email from noreply@indyrent.org to provide additional information via a Tenant Self-Funding Form five days after your application was submitted.

An application is only complete once both parts are submitted: an original application plus a landlord verification OR tenant self-funding form. Landlord verifications and tenant self-funding forms can only be submitted after the initial application is received. A tenant self-funding invitation is sent to the tenant email provided on the application after a landlord receives the required number of notices and fails to respond.

Landlord verifications will be accepted until December 5, 2022. Tenants have until December 9, 2022 to complete the self-funding form. No forms will be accepted after these dates.

You can track the status of your application any time online at indyrent.org/status-check.

No. The IndyRent program has stopped taking applications as of November 30, 2022. Twelve months is the maximum assistance a household can receive, but it is not guaranteed that you will receive 12 months of assistance.

No. If your tenant application was incomplete as of November 30, 2022 it cannot be finished.

An application is only complete once BOTH parts are submitted: an original application plus a landlord verification OR tenant self-funding form. Landlord verifications and tenant self-funding forms can only be submitted after the initial application is received.

A tenant self-funding invitation is sent to the tenant email provided on the application after a landlord receives the required number of notices and fails to respond.

Landlord verifications will be accepted until December 5, 2022. Tenants have until December 9, 2022 to complete the tenant self-funding form.

No forms will be accepted after these dates.