JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba held a news conference on Monday to discuss a new partnership with the Salvation Army to provide rental and billing assistance to neighbors facing COVID-19 challenges.
The Salvation Army received a grant totaling more than $500,000. The assistance program began Friday, October 9, 2020.
In order to receive assistance, persons in need would have to make an appointment with the Salvation Army by calling (601)982-4881. Walk-ins are not permitted.
To be considered for the program, applicants must present the following:
- A court ordered eviction notice
- Photo ID
- Social security card
- Lease agreement
- Income documents
- Recent bills
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