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Disaster Financial Assistance with Food, Housing, and Bills

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnDuring the coronavirus pandemic, you may qualify for additional help with food and bills. Learn about mortgage and rental relief. And find out how the CARES Act and other stimulus packages can help your family


  • The IRS began issuing direct deposits and mailing paper stimulus checks on December 30, 2020 and will continue through January 2021.
  • You may instead receive your payment on a prepaid debit card. Watch your mail for an .

Information on the Previous CARES Act Stimulus Checks, April 2020

This information applies only to CARES Act payments, distributed during the spring of 2020.

These payments were authorized under the  signed on March 27, 2020.

Learn About Stimulus Payments Sent Via Prepaid Card

The Treasury Department announced on May 18 that almost four million . Watch this to learn about activating and using the card.

Payments Made to People Who Have Died Must Be Returned

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf a stimulus check arrives for someone who has died, you must return it to the IRS.

  • See the  in Q12.

  • Follow the

Nursing Homes and Care Facilities Cannot Claim Residents’ Stimulus Payments

 , even if:

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYou are in a nursing home or assisted living facility

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYour facility receives the payment

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYou are on Medicaid

Check Payment Status or Provide Direct Deposit Information to the IRS

Go to the IRS page to check your payment’s status. For , see the IRS stimulus payment information center.

In some cases, you can also enter your direct deposit information in the tool. For help, see the into the tool. You can also check the "Update your bank account or mailing address" section on the page.

Most People Don’t Need to Do Anything to Get Their Stimulus Check

You will not have to do anything to receive your payment by direct deposit or check if:

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYou filed a tax return for 2019 or 2018, or

Income Eligibility for Coronavirus Stimulus Checks

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIndividuals, including Social Security recipients, earning $75,000 or less will receive a $1,200 payment.

  • Married couples filing joint returns with incomes of $150,000 or less will receive a $2,400 payment.

  • People with incomes higher than those levels will receive partial payments. Individuals earning more than $99,000 and couples earning more than $198,000 will not receive any payment, unless they have children.

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnParents of qualifying children will get a one-time payment of $500 per child.

Previous CARES Act Non Tax-Filers Who Didn't Provide Stimulus Payment Information to the IRS by October 15 May Be Able to Receive Payment in 2021

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnSome people who weren’t required to file a tax return had to provide basic information to the IRS to get their CARES Act check. These included very low-income workers and some veterans. If you were in this category and you submitted your information by October 15, 2020, you should receive your payment by the end of the year.

If You Missed the October 15 Deadline, You May Be Eligible For the Payment in 2021

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf you didn't get a payment in 2020, or if you received less than the full amount you were entitled to, such as $500 for each qualifying child, you may be able to get the difference in 2021.

. To find out if you qualify:

  • , or
  • Call 877-542-9723 to speak with a housing counselor at HUD's Disaster Response Network 

Learn About the Moratorium on Evictions During the Coronavirus Pandemic

If you're unable to pay your rent because of job loss or financial problems related to the coronavirus pandemic, you may be able to benefit from a ban on evictions from rental housing.  It began on September 4, 2020, and has been extended through January 31, 2021. 

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnThe CDC form lists several conditions that you must agree are true:

  • You've tried to get government rent or housing assistance

  • You either:

    • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnExpect to earn no more than $99,000 in the calendar year 2020-2021  ($198,000 if you’re a couple filing jointly)

    • Didn't have to report any income to the Internal Revenue Service in 2019

    • Received a coronavirus stimulus payment

  • You can't pay your full rent due to significantly reduced income or large medical bills

  • You're paying as much toward your rent as you can

  • If evicted you'd become homeless or have to move in with other people in close quarters

  • Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnYou understand that at the end of the ban, the landlord can evict you if you don't pay all rent owed

Keep in mind, this is not rental forgiveness. You will still owe rent to your landlord and you can be evicted during this time for reasons other than not paying your rent.

 To enroll or get other information:

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnFor more information on school meals, check your child's school or school district website.

, a pause in making mortgage payments. 


Deadlines for Federally Backed Mortgage Foreclosures

  • Lenders and loan servicers may not foreclose on federally backed loans until after February 28, 2021. 

  • Lenders cannot foreclose on loans backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac until after January 31, 2021.

What Your Loan Servicer Must Do If You Request Forbearance

Xổ số trực tiếp 3 miềnIf you're having trouble making payments on your federally backed mortgage because of the coronavirus pandemic, contact your loan servicer before February 28, 2021 if you have a federally backed loan. Your loan servicer must:

  • Defer or reduce your payments for 180 days if you contact them to make arrangements

  • Give you another 180 days of mortgage relief at your request

  • Offer options for how you can make up the deferred or reduced payments. They will discuss these options with you at the end of your forbearance period.

Find Your Loan Servicer

If you don't know whether your mortgage is federally backed, . You can also check the and the to see if either one owns or backs your mortgage. Together, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac own nearly half of all mortgages in the U.S.

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Last Updated: January 13, 2021