Rent and Utility Assistance: STAY DC
STAY DC, provides financial assistance to residents unable to pay rent and/or utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Through STAY DC, the District will:
- Pay unpaid rent going back to April 1, 2020;
- Pay forward rent, up to 3 months at a time;
- Pay for water, gas, and electricity expenses on your behalf, and
- Provide extended housing support for up to 18 months, per tenant.
For more information or to apply visit stay.dc.gov or call 833-4-STAYDC from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.