Missouri Covid-19 Housing Assistance Programs

MHDC has received and is administering several different Covid-19 housing assistance programs. Please see the comprehensive list below and links to the range of programs administered by MHDC. 

Did you know that MHDC has already awarded over $668 Million Dollars in Federal Covid-19 Relief?

You can review MHDC's SAFHR Dashboards to see how stimulus funding has assisted Missourians in need.

  • State Assistance for Housing Relief (SAFHR) Programs

The SAFHR Programs include emergency rental assistance, utility assistance and mortgage assistance available to renters and landlords. *SAFHR Rent and Utility assistance program closed January 31, 2023.

  • SAFHR Mortgage Assistance Counseling Program (SAFHR-MAC)

SAFHR-MAC provides funding to agencies providing homeowner mortgage counseling services.

  • SAFHR Housing Stability & Eviction Diversion (SAFHR-HSED)

SAFHR-HSED provides funding to agencies to assist and connect their communities with SAFHR program services.

  • Covid-19 Relief Fund (CRF)

The CRF provides funds to communities to assist with Covid-19 related housing expenses.

  • CARES Act Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV) Program

The ESG-CV Program funds qualified non-profits in Missouri to assist with emergency shelter, street outreach, homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing. 

  • American Rescue Plan HOME Program (HOME ARP)

HOME ARP funds are designed to serve qualifying populations with affordable housing assistance.