Tenancy Hardship Grant for private rented tenants
Welsh Government has announced a new £10 million grant to help people in private rented accommodation who are struggling to pay their rent because of the pandemic.
The Tenancy Hardship Grant is designed to support people who have fallen behind on their rent by more than eight weeks between 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2021.
The grant is designed to help people stay in their homes and prevent them losing their tenancies.
To apply for a Tenancy Hardship Grant, you must have had financial hardship due to the Covid-19 pandemic that meant that you have not been able to pay your rent.
- Have built up 8 weeks or more of rent arrears between 1 March 2020 and 30 June 2021
- Have struggled to pay your rent or rent arrears due to Covid-19
- Live in and hold a tenancy for a private sector property in Wales
- Not have been getting housing benefit or housing cost payments through Universal Credit when you built up your rent arrears
Not have been able to fully pay your rent during the period when you went into arrears because of Covid-19.You will Not be able to get a Tenancy Hardship Grant if you have not experienced financial hardship during Covid-19 and deliberately not paid your rent to your landlord or agent.
Frequently Asked Questions
How to apply
Complete the printable application (pdf) and post to:
43 William Street
You can also request an application by emailing email@example.com or calling 01443 873552.
More information can be found on the Welsh Government website.