Community Connection of Northeast Oregon, Inc. announced 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 following income limit for their county:

Baker, Grant, and Union Counties
Number in Household Area Median Income (50%)
1 $21,500
2 $24,600
3 $27,650
4 $30,700
5 $33,200
Wallowa County
Number in Household Area 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 office for more information and to see if you qualify for these programs.