Rent and mortgage help available – The Daily Reporter

HANCOCK COUNTY – Assistance is available with rent and mortgage payments from state and local sources.

The Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program will provide up to $500 in assistance for four months, totaling a maximum of $2,000 to eligible tenants to help cover past and current rent payments or fees delay. For more information, visit

The Hoosiers Hardest Hit Fund program can provide relief to eligible Indiana homeowners up to $30,000. For more information, call 1-877-281-1488 or visit

Township administrators in Hancock County may be able to provide financial assistance for rent, mortgage, utilities, medical expenses and cremation.

Township of Blue River: Daniel R. Engleking — 317-467-4366

Township of Brandywine: Kevin Bates — 317-847-9149

Township of Brown: Theresa Ebbert — 765-686-9240

Township of Buck Creek: Melvin Branson — 317-335-1401

Central Township: Ron Horning — 317-477-1176

Green Township: Lisa Mohr — 317-326-4148

Township of Jackson: Matthew Heath — 317-625-5401

Township of Sugar Creek: Robert Boyer — 317-861-6148

Township of Vernon: Florence May — 317-485-7327 Ext. 4