Tenant Based Rental Assistance

  • Goal is to help individuals and families transition out of homelessness
  • Provides one-time cash assistance to tenants to help pay security deposits or utility deposits
  • May also provide rental subsidies to help renters get permanent or temporary housing

Emergency Solutions Grant

  • Funds emergency shelter and homelessness prevention, including providing short-term and medium-term rental assistance
  • Works for rapidly re-house individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless

Permanent Supportive Housing

  • Assists people with the most severe and complex disabilities to live successfully in the community
  • Goal is to reduce chronic homelessness
  • Combines deeply affordable rental housing with voluntary, flexible and individualized community-based services 

Help me manage my utility bills

Low-Income Home Energy Assistance

  • Helps low-income households with home energy bills
  • Provides bill payment assistance and/or energy crisis assistance

Weatherization Assistance Program

  • Federally funded program that weatherizes homes to improve heating and cooling efficiency
  • Equipment reduces energy costs and improves the comfort level of household members