GMEN's collaboration with Cobb County provides housing and utility payment assistance to residents negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications already submitted will be reviewed and processed according to the date they were received.
See detailed information below for what documents you'll need to apply for Emergency Housing or Utility assistance in Cobb County:
Cobb County will provide eligible households with grants for rental and utility assistance for Cobb County residents. The Link to the application Housing & Landlord Applications can be found above.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR ASSISTANCE - RENTERS
Fully completed and signed application and upload the following documents. Renters will need to following documents to complete the application here. Note: the application should be downloaded before completed. If you need any assistance completing the application please contact our Cobb office at 678-400-2666. Completed applications include the following:
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR ASSISTANCE - LANDLORDS
Valid W-9 for payments to the owner of the rental property
Must confirm that any late or rental arrears submitted for consideration are for Cobb County properties only
Must provide a Rent Ledger & Lease Agreement
Must provide SSN or Tax ID Number for the landlord or rental property owner/company
Must confirm whether or not a tenant receives a rental subsidy and the subsidy amount
Must provide contact information
Applications and required documentation can be submitted online or assistance provided in person at the Georgia Micro Enterprise Network Cobb County office located at 540 Powder Springs Street, Marietta, GA Monday - Thursday from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. For additional assistance submitting the application, onsite appointments should be made through the GMEN contact form or by calling our Cobb office at 678-400-2666. Failure to provide all required documentation will result in a delay or denial of your application. Please note, applicants can only apply once per grant cycle and will be contacted once all required documents are received. An approval or denial status update will be sent once your application has been reviewed.
Do not contact Cobb County to check the status of your application. Applicants will receive notification if their application is approved. Ineligible applicants will be notified via email.
Financial assistance will be sent directly to the landlord, utility or mortgage company.
Submit copies of all verification documents, please do not submit originals. We reserve the right to inspect the original.
Applications that are incomplete or missing verification documents will not be accepted.
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