Help coming for Augustans facing eviction


Evictions still carried out in Augusta despite federal moratorium.

AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Help is on the way for people in the CSRA on the verge of losing their homes due to the pandemic.

Mayor Hardie Davis signed an agreement with the United Way of the CSRA to provide emergency rental assistance to families and individuals in Augusta.

This assistance is available to those who are at risk of eviction.

Those who need help with basic utilities such as electric, gas, and water – are also eligible to apply for this program.

To fill out the form, click here. Or you can text RENT to 50503 and fill out the online form that way.

The United Way of the CSRA is asking people NOT to call 2-1-1 directly.

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