The Emergency Rental Assistance program

-can help tenants who are unable to pay rent and utilities due to circumstances related to COVID-19.


Community Development Corporation of Utah: They offer temporary mortgage assistance to those who have been affected by COVID-19 in Salt Lake City areas like Glendale, Rose Park, Avenues, downtown SLC, etc. Call (801) 994-7222 to see if you qualify for a low interest forgiveness loan of up to 5,000 or visit the website for the application which is available in English and Spanish.

NeighborhoodWorks Salt Lake: Salt Lake City residents may qualify for a loan of up to $5,000, an average of $1,800 per month or three (3) months to cover the cost of their mortgage. An application does not guarantee mortgage payment assistance. You are responsible for any payments due while the application is in process. If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected] or call us at 801-539-1590. For more information, click here.

Assistance to pay Gas/ Electricity and Water

Both Rocky Mountain Power and Dominion Energy DO NOT turn off power/ gas for non-payment (you can request payment plans / request more time to pay by calling their lines):

Dominion Energy

Click here for help or contact them at 800-323-5517 or [email protected] to inform them of your situation

Rocky Mountain Power:

Click here for help or contact them at 1-888-221-0707 to inform them of your situation.

HEAT Program: Electricity and gas bill assistance for qualifying residents of Salt Lake and Tooele counties. Call (801) 359-2444, apply online or send completed application to 5361 S 4220 W, Kearns, UT 84118.

Salvation Army: Salt Lake 438 South 900 West Salt Lake City, UT 84104. Call (801) 988-4204 to see if you qualify. They provide utility service assistance. Clients must complete the utility assistance application, state veterans, provide photo identification, provide birth certificates for all children living in the home, proof of income or social security, and most recent bill. All eligible to apply regardless of immigration status.

Utah Community Action: 801-359-2444 (this line is to see if they qualify, if they speak Spanish it may take 1-2 days to return your call by capacity). The resource is available to all families including undocumented families, just say you need the funding due to COVID-19.