The City of Tulsa is partnering with La Cosecha, Iglesia Hispana Victory and Restore Hope Ministries to provide bilingual, in-person assistance with applications for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP).
The signups will be held on Tuesday, August 17, at Iglesia Hispana Victory church during two sessions: 9:30 to 11 a.m. and 12:30 to 2 p.m. The church is located at 10811 E. 41st St. in Tulsa. English-and Spanish-speaking volunteers will help renters answer any questions and walk them through a step-by-step process to apply.
Any tenants within the city of Tulsa and county limits who need assistance with paying rent or utility bills (including gas, water and electric) are welcome to attend. There is no dollar amount limit on the assistance. No social security number is required to apply.
Tenants interested in applying will need to bring the following:
The City is also partnering with several community partners to provide helpful resources during the event. Partners include Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Tulsa Landlord-Tenant Resource Center, Tulsa Financial Empowerment Center, Tulsa City-County Library, Tulsa Parks and Tulsa Responds.
In addition, the Oklahoma Caring Van will be providing a pop-up vaccination clinic for those interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. All three vaccines - Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson and Johnson - will be available. To schedule an appointment, call or text (918) 859-1990.
To date, ERAP has drawn more than 12,000 applications, and more than $8.6 million in rental and utility assistance has been distributed to more than 1,775 households within the city of Tulsa and Tulsa County.
For more information about ERAP and to apply, visit www.cityoftulsa.org/erap.