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Rental Assistance For Tenants (RAFT)

The purpose of RAFT (Rental Assistance for Tenants) is to provide rental assistance to households impacted during COVID-19. Eligible households must reside within the city of Las Vegas jurisdiction and have incomes at or below 80% Area Median Income (AMI).


Priority will be given to households whose incomes are at or below 50% AMI and/or unemployed for 90 days or more.

Financial assistance will be provided for up to 18 months to include rent and rent arrears, home energy costs and other expenses related to housing. The aggregate amount of financial assistance an eligible household may receive under ERA2, when combined with financial assistance under ERA1, must not exceed 18 months. In no case may an eligible household receive more than 18 months of assistance under ERA1 and ERA2, combined.

Income Qualification:

Household Size

50% of Area Median Income (AMI)

80% of Area Median Income (AMI)

1 Person

$27,550

$44,100

2 Person

$31,500

$50,400

3 Person

$35,450

$56,700

4 Person

$39,350

$62,950

5 Person

$42,500

$68,000

6 Person

$45,650

$73,050

7 Person

$48,800

$78,100

8 Person

$51,950

$83,100 


Eligibility

The household must be city of Las Vegas resident(s) and reside in a property located within the city of Las Vegas. 
*Please click one of the following links to verify your property address is within city limits: 

If you do not live within the city of Las Vegas limits, you may apply for rental assistance with Clark County’s CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) using the following link: https://chap.clarkcountynv.gov/


Resources

Eviction 

Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada 

Applicants who are facing eviction. 

https://www.lacsn.org/ 

Phone: 702.386.1070

View additional information and resources.


Community Partner Programs 

Clark County CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) 

Applicants must be current residents of Clark County, NV.  

https://chap.clarkcountynv.gov/ 

Help Line: 702.455.4071

 

HopeLink 

Applicants must be current residents of Henderson.  

https://link2hope.org/ 

 

Salvation Army 

Applicants must be current residents of North Las Vegas.  

https://www.salvationarmysouthernnevada.org/family-services 

 

Emergency Aid of Boulder City, Inc. 

Applicants must be current residents of Boulder City.  

http://eabcnv.com/ 

 

Clark County Social Services-FAS 

Applicants must be eligible indigent members of the community. 

https://www.clarkcountynv.gov/residents/assistance_programs/forms.php 

 

Lutheran Social Services 

Rent and Utility Assistance 

https://www.lssnv.org/lssn-services/energy-assistance 

 

Economic Opportunity Board of Clark County (EOB) 

Rent and Utility Assistance  

https://eobcapsnv.org/ 

 

Family Promise of Las Vegas 

Eviction Prevention 

https://familypromiselv.com/our-programs/ 

 

Project REACH – NV Energy Foundation 

Electrical Assistance 

https://www.nvenergy.com/account-services/assistance-programs/project-reach 

 

MOVE.ORG Moving Grant 

Moving expenses due to displacement of COVID-19 

https://www.move.org/covid-19-moving-grant/ 

 

HELP of Southern Nevada 

Southwest Gas Energy Assistance 

info@helpsonv.org  

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