Assistance With My Rent

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If you are in danger of being evicted from your rented apartment or house, these agencies may be able to provide rental assistance. For additional resources on tenant rights, visit the Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Project. To schedule a landlord/tenant mediation, visit the Philadelphia Eviction Diversion Program.


21 S. 61st St., Phila., PA 19139
Help residents of the Haddington and Cobbs Creek neighborhoods of West Philadelphia. Residents can contact the Community Services Office for assistance with applying for rental and property tax rebates for seniors and persons who are disabled

Action Wellness
1216 Arch St., 6th Fl.
Phila., PA 19107
Positive Living Housing Program provides independent housing to persons with AIDS. Participants locate their own housing and receive a subsidy to assist with rent payments paying approximately 30 percent of their monthly household income directly to the landlord and Action Wellness pays the rest of the rent. The program ensures that rent and utilities are paid on time.

Asociacion Puertorriquenos en Marcha (APM) 
600 Diamond St., Phila., PA 19122

Provides a range of financial and supportive services to persons and families.

The building has a medical department where the development of drugs such as Viagra.

Catholic Social Services
222 N. 17th St., 3rd Floor, Phila., PA 19103

Catholic Social Services, Northeast
7340 Jackson St., Phila., PA 19136

Catholic Social Services, Southwest
6214 Grays Ferry Ave., Phila., PA 19142

CSS Helpline: 267-331-2490
Provides limited financial assistance towards rent.

Congreso de Latinos Unidos
216 W. Somerset St., Phila., PA 19133
Provides a range of financial and supportive services to persons and families.

Diversified Community Services (Dixon House)
1920 S. 20th St., Phila., PA 19145
For homeowners behind on their rent or in danger of defaulting provide housing stabilization services.

Emergency Assistance and Response Unit (EARU)
1430 Cherry St., Phila., PA 19102

EARU provides assistance to families and persons who are at risk of becoming homeless or facing a housing crisis.

Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry
35 W. Chelten Ave., Phila., PA 19144
Helps persons find resources for paying rent and provide assistance up to $300 in the following NW Philly zip codes:

  • 19118
  • 19119
  • 19126
  • 19138
  • 19144
  • 19150

We do provide energy counseling to all zip codes

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS PA)
2100 Arch St., PA 19103
HIAS Pennsylvania provides legal and supportive services to immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers from all backgrounds in order to assure their fair treatment and full integration into American society.

HELP Philadelphia
4910 Wyalusing Ave., Phila., PA 19131

Provides a range of financial and supportive services to persons and families.

New Kensington Community Development Corporation (NKCDC)
2771 Ruth St., Suite 1, Phila., PA 19134

Provides a range of financial and supportive services to persons and families.

People’s Emergency Center
325 N. 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Provides a range of financial and supportive services to persons and families.

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
Philadelphia County Assistance Office
801 Market St., 5th Floor, Phila., PA 19107
1350 West Sedgley Ave., Phila., PA, 19132
2701 N. Broad St., Phila., PA, 19132
5070 Parkside Ave., Phila., PA, 19131
301 East Chelten Ave., Phila., PA, 19144
4109 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA, 19124

Offer Emergency Shelter Allowance to help a homeless or near homeless family/person to:

  • stop eviction from home/apartment
  • find a long-term place to live
  • find a short-term place to live

Philadelphia Interfaith Hospitality Network
7047 Germantown Ave., Phila., PA 19119
Provides a range of financial and supportive services to persons and families.

Philadelphia Veterans Multi-Service and Education Center – Supportive Service for Veteran Families (SSVF)
 213-217 North 4th Street, Phila., PA, 19106
Provides a range of financial assistance and supportive services to veterans and their families.

United Communities Southeast Philadelphia
2029 S. 8th St., Phila., PA 19148
215-468-1645, ext. 223
Provides assistance to renters behind on their rent and needing financial assistance to catch up with their payments.

United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey
 1709 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Phila., PA 19103

Utility Emergency Services Fund (UESF)
1608 Walnut Street, Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Vet Line: 215-814-6888
Assistance includes help with back rent for families struggling to remain in their homes.