Authority: The City of Columbus (COC) is authorized to collect private data, which may include your social security number if voluntary provided, by the U.S. Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. 1437 et. seq.), Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d), and the Fair Housing Act (42 U.S.C. 3601-19). Purpose: Your private data, as defined by the MGDPA, is being collected by COC and the local jurisdictions to determine your eligibility and the eligibility of tenants/households for the AFC ERA 2 - The Stable Housing Initiative / The Stable Housing Initiative (Action for Children ERA 2 County) Program. Other Uses: COC also use your private data to effectively manage and evaluate the program’s effectiveness, to comply with reporting requirements to the U.S. Department of Treasury, and to efficiently administer future COVID-related housing assistance programs specifically authorized by the legislature or mandated by the federal government. Your private data may be released to federal, state, and local agencies, when relevant, and to civil, criminal, or regulatory investigators and prosecutors. However, your private data will not be otherwise disclosed or released outside of COC, the local jurisdictions, or their agents, contractors, or assigns, except as permitted or required by law. Penalty: You must provide all of the private data required to process your application and may provide any private data that is optional to process your application. Failure to provide any of the required data may result in a delay or rejection of your eligibility for emergency rental assistance.