In Southern Nevada, countless organizations, schools, and government entities have reached out to the Valley community to help residents during the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic. Low-income families and individuals are among some of the most vulnerable populations right now, especially those with limited access to medical care and those whose jobs have been terminated or temporarily suspended. The following resources are available in Southern Nevada to those experiencing setbacks because of COVID-19.
The Gap Report Highlights Critical Shortfall of Affordable Homes for Extremely Low-Income Households
“The Gap: A Shortage of Affordable Homes 2020” report indicates a persistent and growing shortage of affordable homes nationwide to extremely low-income (ELI) renters – those making 30% or below of AMI. These households – working families, seniors on fixed incomes, those affected by disabilities, and others – are vulnerable to homelessness, poor health, and myriad other complications and difficulties. Nationwide, there are only 36 affordable and available homes for