Applications open for Anderson Co. COVID-19 related mortgage assistance program

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ANDERSON CO., S.C. (WSPA) – Applications are open for the Anderson County COVID-19 related mortgage assistance program.

On Wednesday, Oct. 20, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., officials will be at the Municipal Business Center on S. Main Street to help individuals with the process. For people who want to make an appointment, call (864) 231-2223 before 3 pm. Tuesday, Oct. 19.

According to Anderson Co. officials, there will be on-site technical assistance for people with special needs or people who need translation services. If you need assistance, please make a request when making an appointment.

Anderson Co. officials said the requirements for assistance through the program are:

  • Must be the owner and occupant of propery located within Anderson’s city limits
  • Household income must be below 80% of the area median income and meet other criteria to qualify for assisance. Please see website for income chart by clicking here.
  • The program will provide up to six months of delinquent mortgage payments not to exceed $5,000 in total assistance
  • Payments will be made directly to the mortgage comany. it is anticipated that assistance will be provided to approximately 40 qualified households
  • Provide aoorioriates dicumentation as listed below

Applicants attending must provide the following at the time of the appointment:

  • A S.C. resident photo identification or driver’s license
  • A mortgage statement
  • Proof of mortgage delinquency
  • A W-9 form from their lender
  • Proof of income in the form of one of the following:
    • Pay stub
    • Social security statment or proof of last deposit
    • Pension statement
    • Unemployment check stub or proof of unemployment deposit
    • Worker’s compensition check stub
    • Veterans benefits statement
    • TANF statments
    • Proof of alimony
    • Child support
  • Proof of reduction in income in 2019 and 2020 taxes or W2’s form 1099
  • Increase in expenses due to COVID-19 (recipts, bills, etc.)

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