Rental assistance resources

While there’s no place like home, when going through financial or medical hardship, keeping up with bills and rent can be an overwhelming burden. If you or someone you know is facing financial difficulty, please share or preview the resources below so that you can find the resources you need to stay in your rental home.


National organizations

Relevium Foundation 
The Relevium Foundation provides temporary relief to residents of rental homes by removing some of the financial barriers that are preventing individuals from building a better future for themselves and their families.

Salvation Army
The Salvation Army offers financial assistance to help with bills, rent and more. Charity varies by region.

Modest Needs
Modest Needs offers short-term financial assistance to individuals and families in temporary crisis. lists local resources that may be available to you.

Catholic Charities
Catholic Charities provides food, clothing and shelter for people in need.

Medical Assistance (HealthWell)
Visit the HealthWell Foundation if you are in need of help with critical medical treatment assistance.

Food Assistance (Feeding America)
To find your local food bank, visit Feed America to learn about public assistance programs.

Disaster Relief
The Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) program can provide unemployment benefits to citizens who become unemployed as a direct result of a Presidentially declared major disaster.

Rent Assistance (HUD)
Search by State for rental assistance in your area.

Unemployment Benefits
If you are recently unemployed, visit the Department of Labor website to see what benefits you may be eligible for.

Meals on Wheels
Meals on Wheels is a nationwide program that provides older Americans nutritious meals and safety checks at little to no cost.