MRU Assistance Program

The City’s Mortgage, Rent, and Utility (MRU) Assistance Program is funded by the CARES Act CDBG-CV funding allocated to the City by HUD. The Program is designed to assist eligible citizens of Odessa directly impacted by COVID-19 pandemic with mortgage, rent, and/or utility assistance.

Approved applicants may receive assistance payments for a maximum of three (3) months. The total maximum household assistance per month is $3,000. All payment(s) must be paid directly to the Lender/Landlord and/or utility company(s) on behalf of the applicant.