The City of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County have received federal funds under the Emergency Rental Assistance Program to assist low-income residents who are behind on their rent or utilities payments because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The program is open to all renters residing in the City of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, who have a household income 80% or less of area median income (see chart below) and have been financially impacted by COVID-19.
You can also Call 1-855-838-6776 (toll free)
Appointments available 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at
Forsyth County Department of Social Services
741 Highland Avenue, Winston-Salem
Click the button below to schedule an appointment for help with your new application or uploading documents to an existing application.
|INCOME LIMITS FOR HOUSEHOLD SIZES 1 TO 8|
|50% income limit*||$24,150||$27,600||$31,050||$34,450||$37,250||$40,000||$42,750||$45,500|
|80% income limit||$38,600||$44,100||$49,600||$55,100||$59,550||$63,950||$68,350||$72,750|
|*80% is the eligibility limit and 50% is for priority processing.|
The tenant must fill out the Tenant Application and provide the following documentation: