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Rent & Utility Assistance In Washington, DC

3 listings found in Washington, DC. Including 13 more within 10 miles.

Greater Washington Urban League



Contact
2901 14th NW St
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-8200


Area Served
District of Columbia County

Validated
2019-11-18

SID
106368

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#Electric Payment Assistance

Greater Washington Urban League



Contact
2901 14th NW St
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 265-8200


Description
Provides guidance and low-interest loans to help urban renters become homeowners; seeks to foster financial literacy.SERVICES:1) HOME PURCHASE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (HPAP): Helps urban residents make first-time home purchases by providing down payment and closing cost loans to very low, low, and moderate-income first-time homebuyers for the purchase of single family homes, condominiums and cooperative apartments. Five-year deferred loans can be up to $40,000; amount determined by the family's income, assets, and household size.Community-based organizations accept HPAP applications and counsel applicants about the program; applications are then forwarded to the Urban League for processing. For general information, contact the League's HPAP Division at 202-265-8200.To apply for HPAP, contact one of these sites:o Housing Counseling Services: 2410 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, call 202-667-7006.o University Legal Services: 220 I Street NE, Suite 130, Washington, DC 20002, call 202-547-4747.o University Legal Services: 1800 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20010, call 202-645-7175.o Latino Economic Development Center: 2316 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009, call 202-588-5204, www.ledcdc.org.o Lydia's House: 3939 South Capitol Street SW, Washington, DC 20032, call 202-373-1050, www.lydiashousendc.org. o Maryland (Prince George's County) Urban League Office -- 5012 Rhode Island Avenue, Suite 103 Hyattsville, MD 20781, call 301-985-3519.,

Eligibility
See notes.

Area Served
District of Columbia County

Validated
2019-10-29

SID
5876

#Volunteer Opportunities
#Rent Payment Assistance

Housing Counseling Services



Contact
2410 17th NW St
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 667-7339


Description
Refers Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) applicants to locations around the city which provide assistance ERAP may help pay overdue rent, late costs, court fees, security or damage deposit, and first month's rent.

Home visits: Adams/Morgan

Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday; 9:00 am - 8:00 pm, Wednesday

Eligibility
Low income, DC residents who face housing emergencies. Household must include at least one of the following: a child under 19, an adult over 59, or a person with a disability.

Area Served
District of Columbia County

Validated
2019-11-18

SID
6088

#Rent Payment Assistance
#Electric Payment Assistance

Operation Homefront



Contact
1600 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22209
(877) 264-3968


Description
Assists military families coping with deployment and injury recovery as they struggle with devastating budget issues.?Critical financial assistance is provided for the following services: Shelter, rent, mortgage, utilities, temporary lodging Vehicle expenses, car payments, car insurance, registration (only when it is the family's only means of transportation) Airfare to transport a family member to assist a military family during illness or for childbirth Childcare during illness or surgery Personal property taxes Emergency dental expenses Critical baby items

Eligibility
Active, Deployed service members or wounded warriors since 9-11.

Documents Required
Proof of all household income (i.e. most recent LES or RAS, civilian pay, disability benefits, etc.). Line of Duty documentation or other official record of a wound, illness, or injury being sustained in the line of duty. Copy of deployment orders.

Area Served
Arlington County

Not Yet Validated

SID
15610

Arlington Thrive



Contact
2100 Washington Blvd
Arlington, VA 22204
(703) 558-0035


Description
The mission of AMEN is to provide emergency financial assistance to Arlington residents who are in crisis and unable to pay their bills.

AMEN has five distinct programs:1) Emergency Financial Assistance, 2)Dress for Work Success, 3),EnergyShare 4)Carter-Jenkinson Homelessness Prevention, and 5) Security Deposit Loan for Section 8 Housing. They assist approximately 2500 clients each year.

Area Served
Arlington County

Not Yet Validated

SID
6575

Army Emergency Relief



Contact
2530 Crystal Dr
Arlington, VA 22202
(866) 878-6378


Description
Provides emergency financial assistance to active duty and retired soldiers, Army Reserve National Guard and United States Army Reserve, and family members, widow and eligible orphans.Helps with financial assistance towards matters such as: Rent or mortgage Utilities Vehicle repair, payments, or insurance Health care expenses

Hours
Mon - Fri 7:30 Am - 4:30 Pm

Eligibility
• Soldiers On Active Duty And Their Eligible Dependents • Soldiers Retired From Active Duty And Their Eligible Family Members • Widow(ers) And Orphans Of Soldiers Who Died While On Active Duty Or While Retired • Medically Retired Soldiers And Their Eligible Family Members • Army National Guard And Army Reserve On Continuous Active Duty For More Than 30 Consecutive Days And Their Eligible Family Members

Documents Required
Special Power of Attorney (if applicable)Valid Military ID CardLeave and Earnings Statement (LES)Leave/PCS ordersSupporting documentation such as copies of estimates for vehicle and HVAC repairs, billing statements for household expenses, and income statements from all sources (including Spouse, if applicable) For any assistance with vehicle repair, a copy of a current driver’s license, proof of insurance, and valid registration for the particular vehicle is required

Area Served
Arlington County

Not Yet Validated

SID
12270

United Communities Against Poverty, Inc. (UCAP)



Contact
1400 Doewood Ln
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 322-5700


Description
*Crisis Intervention Fund Recipient - - OVERVIEW: Provides Housing Counseling, Financial Services, Food Pantry assistance, First-time Home Buyers Program, Seniors Program and Neighborhood Development (Rehab Homes). - - SERVICES: - 1) HOUSING SERVICES: Counsels applicants on budgeting and money management. Will also intervene with creditors to help applicants restructure their monthly debt repayment. Assists with first month's rent and emergency delinquent rental and mortgage assistance. - - 2) EMERGENCY SERVICES: Provides a 1 time per year emergency rent grant of up to $1000 to those facing a court-ordered eviction (will not assist with subsidized housing). Individuals must provide information in regards to a hardship and proof that their income will be able to sustain them after assistance. Also provides up to 3 days of emergency food, every 90 days to individuals and families, and refers applicants to the Housing Services counseling programs for training in budgeting and debt restructuring. - - 3) COMMUNITY ADVOCACY: Lobbies for legislation to improve services to the poor and remove barriers of economically-based discrimination. Also supports community initiatives that enhance living conditions in the County. - - 4) FOOD PANTRY: Provides non-perishable food items and occasionally offers perishable food. Appointment required. - - 5) SENIOR PROGRAM: Provides activities for seniors. - - 6) FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS PROGRAM: Provides home ownership education for first time home buyers. - - 7) NEIGHBORHOOD DEVELOPMENT: Assists in stabilizing communities that suffer from foreclosures, abandonment and vacant homes. Provides green, affordable, healthy energy-efficient homes for low-to-moderate income homeowners. - - 8) SHEPHERD'S COVE EMERGENCY SHELTER: Provides Emergency Shelter for women and children in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The 100–bed emergency facility is a clean, safe and supportive environment operated by caring professionals. Individuals interested in gaining admittance in the shelter must contact the Prince George's County Homeless Hotline at 1-888-731-0999. Shelter residents will be eligible for three balanced and nutritious meals every day, free fully–equipped day care (for children 6 weeks – 5 years old), after–school program (for children 5 – 12 year old), permanent & transitional housing assistance, education & employment services, transportation assistance, assistance with medical needs and substance abuse support.

Eligibility
Eligibility requirements for specific programs vary based on funding. Emergency Services are extremely limited and only open to individuals who are currently employed, clients must call for complete eligibility requirements.

Documents Required
See notes. Call for more information.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

Not Yet Validated

SID
14205

Community Outreach & Development CDC



Contact
4715 Marlboro Pike
Suite 104
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
(301) 735-0121


Description
Offers financial assistance, a food pantry, clothing closet, computer lab and advocacy and referral services.,

Hours
Health Services Tue only.

Eligibility
The food pantry is available to individuals once every 30 days.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

Validated
2019-12-01

SID
5863

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#Rent Payment Assistance
#Mortgage Payment Assistance
#Electric Payment Assistance

Salvation Army



Contact
4825 Edmonston Rd
Hyattsville, MD 20781
(301) 277-6103


Description
HEATING PROGRAM WAFF January- MayFUEL FUND: Assists clients with primary heat in home.,

Hours
Mon-Fri, 8:30AM-12PM and 1-4PM.

Eligibility
Cannot exceed 150% of poverty level index.

Area Served
Prince Georges County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5964

Adventist Comm Services-Washington



Contact
501 Sligo Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-6556


Description
Offers emergency resources for those in need, including food, clothing, financial and holiday assistance when funds are available. Also offers education and job-training programs. SERVICES: 1) EMERGENCY NEEDS: Provides clothing, food and financial assistance when funds are available.2) DONATIONS: Accepts donations of clothing and shoes. o HOLIDAY DONATIONS: Accepts clothing, food, toys, toiletries, coats, gloves and monetary donations. 3) HOLIDAY ASSISTANCE 2012: Registration required for THANKSGIVING and CHRISTMAS food baskets for residents of Montgomery County that have not registered with other charities. November 21st, 10AM-4PM; 22nd, 10AM-7PM and 23rd, 10AM-Noon and 2-4PM. Eligibility determined on a case-by-case basis. Clients will be put on list first. No referral needed. Clients will receive letter regarding distribution date and location. Photo ID and proof of income are required.4) EDUCATION AND JOB-TRAINING PROGRAMS: ESOL is $50 per month for six months; GED preparation is $50 per month for six months; Introduction to Computers is $50 per month for six months; MOS Certification preparation is $50 per month for six months; A+ Certification preparation is $150 per month for six months; and Network+ Certification preparation is $150 per month for six months.5) FOOD PANTRY: Available for those in need. Call to set-up an appointment or walk-in. If you are new, you must arrive by 3PM to be taken that day.

Eligibility
Anyone in need.

Area Served
Montgomery County

Not Yet Validated

SID
5839