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WERA Rental Assistance

Wisconsin Emergency Rental Assistance (WERA) is a federally funded program for households experiencing income loss because of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are behind on rent and have lost income due to COVID-19, you may be eligible for financial assistance.


1. Applicants must have income loss or financial hardship related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2. Applicants must be unable to pay their rent, behind on rent, or have an eviction notice.

3. Applicants must be an adult Wisconsin resident with a household income at or below 80% of the county median income in the month of or prior to the application date. View the income guidelines here.

4. Western Dairyland EOC will administer this program in Eau Claire, Buffalo, Trempealeau,  Jackson and Clark counties. If you live in a different county, find your local Community Action Agency here.

Please fill out this form to get on the waiting list. Click "submit" upon completion of this form and we will contact you as soon as possible to begin the application process. Please call us with any questions.

Contact Info

Please call us with any questions about rental assistance:

Buffalo & Jackson Counties:

Eau Claire County: 715-530-5054

Trempealeau County: 608-863-4000

Clark County: 715-530-5044


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