NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Money is now available for North Las Vegas residents who need financial help to stay in their home. The City of North Las Vegas just received $677,700 under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
Through the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program, residents can now get financial help for moving costs, security deposits, utility deposits and rent to help them regain stability.
However, families will have to qualify for the financial help. The family must be facing eviction, homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. The household income must be at or below 50-percent of the area's median income.
You can call several nonprofit agencies to learn more about the qualifications:
Help of Southern Nevada: (702) 217-2445
HopeLink in Henderson: (702) 566-0576
Lutheran Social Services: (702) 639-1730
City of North Las Vegas: (702) 229-4273