NATIONAL FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR RESIDENTS
Have you suffered a loss of income? Worried about paying your rent?
We know that many of our residents have suffered job and income loss during the pandemic and may struggle to pay rent. If you find yourself in this situation, here are some recommendations.
► United Way’s 211.orgBy dialing 211 from any phone or visiting 211.org, you can search by zip code to access a hotline that connects you to emergency rent and utilities assistance, food assistance, relief for “gig economy” workers and contractors, mental health and other supportive services. All calls are confidential, can be made anonymously and callers can request translations services for 180 languages.
► Salvation ArmySearchable database of support services by zip code, city or state. They also offer counselors available via phone (in English and Spanish) to help people connect with local services: 844-458-4673.
► Catholic CharitiesReliable source of financial support for housing and more. Residents can identify their local chapter to learn more.
► Unemployment InsuranceIf you are eligible for unemployment benefits, this site with help you learn how to apply for them as welfare or temporary assistance and other programs and services.
► Resident Relief FoundationOrganization dedicated to helping responsible residents stay in their apartments during an unexpected financial emergency. You can apply for support, but managers can refer residents for financial aid.
► Rent AssistanceA directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that can help residents pay their rent.
► Community Action AgencyThis resource will help residents find out what services they might be able to access locally, such as emergency payment assistance for rent or utilities.
► Help with BillsResidents can learn about government programs to help pay for home energy bills and other expenses.
► Grantspace by CandidDatabase of national and state grant funds available to help with a wide variety of situations, including special grants for occupations (e.g., nurses, bartenders, hospitality workers, freelancers, first responders) as well as needs (e.g., pet care expenses).