States and cities are working to create and improve Emergency Rental Assistance programs to help keep stably housed millions of renters who are behind on their rent and are at risk of losing their homes.

On May 12, 2021, the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC), the National League of Cities (NLC), and Mayors and CEOs for U.S. Housing Investment hosted a discussion with key leaders from the Biden administration, elected officials, and policy experts about the new Treasury guidance and examples of how states and cities have incorporated best practices into their ERA programs to help ensure funds reach the households who need it most.