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Wichita Emergency Rental Assistance Program (WERAP)

Please be advised as of September 28, 2022 we have exhausted all funding for the WERAP program. If you have applied for additional assistance, unfortunately we are unable to process those applications at this time.  If additional funding becomes available, you will be notified immediately.

Please note: If you recently received a confirmation email indicating approval of payments those payments will be made.

Below are a few helpful resource links:



To be eligible for the WERAP program:

  1. The household must have an income below 80% AMI. Households with an income of less than 50% AMI or households who were employed in 2020 but have been unemployed for the 90 days prior to application will be served first.
  2. The family must have past due rent and/or utilities and must have received an eviction notice or demand for payment.
  3. The family must have a COVID-19 related economic impact such as loss of job, reduced hours, reduced tips, or increased childcare or medical expenses.

Dependent on funding availability, the program can provide funding for:

  1. Past due rent & utilities
  2. Future rent & utilities in three month increments with recertification of eligibility every 90 days
  3. A total of 18 months of assistance (past due & future payments combined)

While waiting for the program to come online households should gather the following required documentation:

  1. Copy of the lease
  2. Copy of the eviction notice or demands for payment
  3. Documentation of income (check stubs, unemployment statement, child support printout, W2s and 1099s from 2020 etc)
  4. Contact information for the landlord
  5. Documentation of the COVID-19 related economic impact (unemployment statement, termination letter, letter from employer regarding reduced hours, sufficient check stubs to document reduced hours, remote school documentation coupled with childcare statement, medical bills for COVID-19 related illness etc)

2022 Income Limit for Persons in Family (Personas en Familia)

​Income Limit Category (Categoria Limite de Ingresos)
​1 ​2 ​3 4 ​5 ​6 ​7 ​8
50% AMI ​$29,700
80% AMI ​$47,500

Apply Online

We are not accepting applications at this time. 


Have questions? Contact (316) 462-3700.


2018 W-9.pdf2018 W-9
CDC Declaration Form.pdfCDC Declaration Form
Vendor Registration - 2019 ACH Enrollment Form.pdfVendor Registration - 2019 ACH Enrollment Form
Vendor Registration - 2021 Vendor Registration Form.pdfVendor Registration - 2021 Vendor Registration Form
WERAP Flier.pdfWERAP Flier
WERAP Procedures.pdfWERAP Procedures
WERAP Recertification.pdfWERAP Recertification


ERA1 1st Qu 2021.pdfERA1 1st Qu 2021
ERA1 2nd Qu 2021.pdfERA1 2nd Qu 2021
ERA1 3rd Qu 2021.pdfERA1 3rd Qu 2021
ERA1 4th Quarter.pdfERA1 4th Quarter
ERA1 Compliance Report 1st Qu 2022.pdfERA1 Compliance Report 1st Qu 2022
ERA2 2nd Qu 2021.pdfERA2 2nd Qu 2021
ERA2 3rd Qu 2021.pdfERA2 3rd Qu 2021
ERA2 4th Quarter.pdfERA2 4th Quarter
ERA2 Compliance Report 1st Qu 2022.pdfERA2 Compliance Report 1st Qu 2022
ERA2 Dec 2021 Monthly Report.pdfERA2 Dec 2021 Monthly Report
WERAP Payments through 6-30-22.pdfWERAP Payments through 6-30-22