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National Center on Law & Elder Rights: Emergency Rental Assistance Programs and Other Tools to Prevent Evictions of Older Adult Tenants

  • 22 Jun 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Webcast

Emergency Rental Assistance Programs and Other Tools to Prevent Evictions of Older Adult Tenants

When: Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 11:00-12:00 P.T./2:00-3:00 E.T.


This webinar will provide an overview of tools available to prevent evictions of older adults as the COVID-19 pandemic winds down, including temporary state and local protections and the federal government’s COVID Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). In this training, participants will learn about ERAP eligibility and about some of the obstacles that have prevented older tenants from accessing ERAP assistance.

Participants will:

  1. Understand that when the CDC eviction order expires, there are still other tools available to keep older tenants housed;
  2. Comprehend how the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program works;
  3. Learn the importance of staying in close touch and collaborating with legal services providers specializing in eviction defense; and
  4. Know where to find information and resources about eviction protections and local Emergency Rental Assistance programs.


  • Lisa Sitkin, Senior Staff Attorney, National Housing Law Project
  • Patti Prunhuber, Senior Housing Staff Attorney, Justice in Aging

Closed captioning will be available on this webcast. A link with access to the captions will be shared through GoToWebinar’s chat box shortly before the webcast start time.

This training will be presented in a WEBCAST format to accommodate more participants. Due to the high volume of participants, computer audio will be the only option to listen to the presentation. No telephone call-in number will be provided. Please plan accordingly. Thank you. 

This webcast will be recorded and available on our website shortly after the presentation. The recording and training materials will also be emailed to all registrants within a few days after the training.

The webcast will take place on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET and will run for one hour.


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