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Eviction Prevention Program

While The Ark continues to assist households who have experienced a recent and unexpected loss of income, we no longer have Eviction Prevention Funds available (as of 3/21/2024). 

If you are a family who has received an eviction filing, please visit or call Family Promise at 706-425-1881.

READ BELOW for Family Promise EPP requirements:

Rent and eviction assistance

If you currently already have an eviction notice from the court, and meet the eligibility criteria below, please fill out the online application link.


  • Must be an Athens-Clarke County Resident

  • Must not make above 65% of Athens-Clarke County AMI

  • If assisted, must drop any counterclaims against your landlord 

  • Must have been financially impacted by Covid-19

Once you are conditionally approved and contacted by us, the following documents will be required: 

  • Proof of Identification

  • Lease in your name

  • Two months of Income  

    • Paystubs  

    • SSI/SSDI award letter 

    • Worker’s comp 

    • Court ordered child support letter 

    • Proof of TANF 

  • Ledger from landlord/Court paper   

  • Landlord’s proof ownership/authorization for property management company, etc.  

  • Tax ID#, W-9 Form, EIN, for business, SSN for individual

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