Per this AL.com article,
Of the $237 million it was given by Congress; the Alabama Housing Finance Authority has distributed just $4.4 million to help people like Dukes avoid eviction. Of 14,651 people who’ve applied to the state’s Emergency Rental Assistance since March, just 514 received funds through June.
According to the Alabama Housing Finance Authority,
Emergency Rental Assistance Alabama is now taking applications. Landlord and tenants can apply at www.eraalabama.com. Call Center staff are available at 833-620-2434 to answer questions and help with applications if necessary.