Shelter Plus Care Sponsor-Based Rental Assistance (SRA)

Program Name: Shelter Plus Care Sponsor-Based Rental Assistance (SRA)
Type of Housing: Permanent “project-based” housing subsidy used in partnership with non-profit agencies that act as “sponsors”; scattered sites: singles, duplexes, multi-family, apartments and PSH projects.
Locations:  Scattered sites throughout Cuyahoga County (Cleveland), Ohio.
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Household must meet Federal very low-income limits
  • Head of Household must be chronically homeless (see definitions on our FAQ’s page
  • Head of Household must have a documented disability
  • Head of Household must be linked and continue to stay linked with a social service agency that has a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with EDEN.
Required Documents: Completed application and supporting documents, which include verification of all household income, copies of valid photo ID’s, birth certificates and social security cards for all household members.
Background Check? This is not conducted by EDEN, with the exception of screening for sex offenders with a lifetime notification status. Landlords may conduct their own background checks.
Tenant Rent: Household pays 30% of their gross adjusted monthly income towards rent & utilities.
Applications: OPEN; APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE THROUGH CENTRAL INTAKE ONLY.