IHCDA Rental Assistance Program

The Rental Assistance Portal is currently accepting applications for the Indiana Emergency Rental Assistance (IERA) program. This program can provide up to 12 months in rental assistance to help cover past due and ongoing monthly rent and utility payments for qualifying Indiana renters.

Important Note: Individuals living Elkhart County, Hamilton County, Lake County, Marion County (Indianapolis), the City of Fort Wayne, and St. Joseph County are not eligible to apply for the IERA program. Households living in these areas must apply for rental assistance with their local municipality.

The application to apply can be found here:

  • For assistance with submitting an application over the phone, please call: 1-833-201-0974
  • For all other inquiries, please call: 1-844-463-7368
  • These phone numbers are available Monday – Friday from 8am – 5pm ET.­
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Mortgage Assistance

Applications for the mortgage assistance program are currently closed however please check back to the website below as a new program will be administered in the near future

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Job Resources

Indiana Career Connect- Click the button below for jobs in Hancock County, and sign up for their job opening notifications.

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Additional Resources

Additional Resources

Unemployment Filing

Contact Work One to file a claim for unemployment by following the link below or contacting via phone


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Central Indiana COVID-19 Resources

Please follow the link below to find additional resources:

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Free or low cost Internet services

Check out the following sites or call to see if your address is serviced


Affordable housing solutions

Click the button below to check in on affordable housing options and updates.

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Child Care Scholarship Information

Check out the attached flyer for information on scholarships available to help families with child care costs:

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