Now let’s make sure your situation qualifies.
You must meet all 5 requirements to generate a CDC Declaration.
You have used your best efforts to obtain all available government assistance for rent or housing.
“All available government assistance” means every program run by the state, county, or city/town government to provide rental or housing payments to you or any household member. It is not required that you seek rental assistance from private organizations such as charities.
You meet one of the following:
- You earned no more than $99,000 in annual income for 2020 (or no more than $198,000 if filing a joint tax return);
- You expect to earn no more than $99,000 in annual income for 2021 (or no more than $198,000 if filing a joint tax return);
- You were not required to report any income in 2020 to the IRS, or
- You received a stimulus paycheck during the pandemic