Rental assistance funds are available for those who qualify

EASTERN OREGON – Community Connection of Northeast Oregon, Inc. announces the release of $162,250 in rental assistance funds for the counties of Baker, Grant, Union, and Wallowa to assist households who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Households qualify if they have lost income or employment due to COVID-19, if they are self-quarantining due to COVID symptoms, or if they are unable to find work due to COVID-19. Households must also be under the income limit for their county, which is:

Baker, Grant, and Union Counties
Number in HouseholdArea Median Income (50%)
1$21,500
2$24,600
3$27,650
4$30,700
5$33,200
Wallowa County
Number in HouseholdArea Median Income (50%)
1$22,300
2$25,450
3$28,650
4$31,800
5$34,350

Community Connection also has energy assistance funds available to help with home heating and electricity costs. 

Contact your local Community Connection Office for more information and to see if you qualify.  

Baker County: 541-523-6591

Grant County: 541-575-2949

Union County: 541-963-7532

Wallowa County: 541-426-3840