Key Resources and Information to Find Rental Assistance

Manuel Simonis
Published Mar 3, 2024


Looking for more in-depth information about rental assistance?

Here are some essential resources and information. 

(We included the links to external resources, too!):

  1. Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

    Discover this federal rental assistance program's overview, eligibility requirements, and application process here.
     
  2. Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)

    Learn about LIHEAP, its benefits, eligibility requirements, and application procedures here.

     
  3. State and Local Rental Assistance Programs

    Explore this state-by-state list or interactive map of rental assistance programs.

    This includes brief descriptions, contact information, and links to official websites.

     
  4. Non-profit Organizations and Charities

    Browse this compilation of national and regional non-profit organizations and charities. 

    They offer rental assistance, along with contact information, service descriptions, and website links.

     
  5. HUD Public Housing and Subsidized Housing

    Find information about public housing and other HUD-subsidized housing options on the official HUD website.

     
  6. Rental Assistance Resources for Veterans

    Learn about specific programs catering to veterans on the official VA website.

    A great example is
     the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program
     
  7. Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)

    Although the program has ended, some local jurisdictions may still have funds available. 

    Discover where to check with local housing authorities for details. 

     
  8. COVID-19 Related Rental Assistance 

    Stay up to date on COVID-19 related rental assistance programs,

    New programs such as the American Rescue Plan or local initiatives emerge, as existing programs expire.

     
  9. FAQs and Resource Guides

    Utilize our comprehensive FAQ section.

    Get answers to questions about rental assistance, access downloadable guides, and get checklists to help you navigate the process.

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We hope these resources and information, make your journey towards rental assistance easier and more rewarding.

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