NEF Housing Charities, Inc.: COVID-19 Grants
The purpose of this program is to help offset the social and economic impact that COVID-19 is having on residents living in affordable housing communities across the country. Funding will support nonprofit developers and service providers of Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) properties to administer direct assistance to the most vulnerable residents struggling with the social and economic effects caused by COVID-19, including seniors, veterans, homeless and formerly homeless individuals and families, persons with physical and mental disabilities, and emancipated youth.
Eligible uses of funds include:
- Providing residents with access to food; cleaning supplies; health care-related assistance; transportation costs; assistance with utility/internet bills; access to computers for home schooling; provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) or cleaning supplies for residents, including masks, gloves, and hand sanitizer; or addressing other basic needs
- Provision of PPE supplies for service or maintenance staff and COVID-related cleaning supplies for common areas to ensure a safe living space