The Town of Ponca City, in partnership with the New Emergency Resource Agency (NERA), has been approved for the Rent and Mortgage and Utilities Assistance Grant Program made available by the CDBG CARES ACT by through the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.

The purpose of the CDBG CARES ACT Rent/Mortgage and Utilities Assistance Programs is to provide assistance to income-eligible residents who reside within the city limits of Ponca City and are behind on their bills. utilities, rent and/or mortgage. All potential applicants must have incomes at or below HUD’s income guidelines for Kay County, Oklahoma to be eligible for this program.

Residents may apply for the rental/mortgage and/or utility assistance program(s) by completing the application forms available from NERA in person at their offices located at 112 South 1st Street, Ponca City, Oklahoma. Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Please note that these grant funds are spent on a first-come, first-served basis while the grant is exhausted. No application can be processed unless all required documents have been submitted with the completed application.

For more information, please contact NERA at 580-765-5372.