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Brewster Cumulative Cases: 135 (98 in long-term care facilities)
Please note - # of cases may differ from state or county totals based on data collection methods. Long term care facility data reported to the state database includes all residents and staff tested at the facility. Brewster totals only include residents and staff that reside in Brewster.

Funds Available: New Brewster Rental Assistance Program

Short term assistance for Brewster renters with challenges paying their rent during COVID -19
and
On-going monthly rental assistance to help make year round rentals affordable for low to moderate income residents

This new Brewster Rental Assistance Program, created by the Brewster Affordable Housing Trust, with Town Community Preservation funds, has resources available for both year round affordability and emergency COVID-19 assistance. Housing Assistance Corporation (HAC) is administering the program which also has a case management component.

Requirements include, but not limited to:

  • Income limits. Up to 80 or 100% Area Median Income (AMI) depending on program.
  • Brewster resident or employee or child in public elementary schools.
  • Rental unit in Brewster.
  • Lease payments made directly to landlord.

To apply, contact HAC at 508-771-5400, email hac@haconcapecod.org or apply online at www.haconcapecod.org/programs/homeless-prevention

For more information about the creation of the Town program, contact Jill Scalise, Brewster Housing Coordinator at jscalise@brewster-ma.gov or 508-896-3701, ext. 1169

Additional information from HAC about rental and mortgage assistance for Brewster residents in PDF format.