Wood and Hancock County rental assistance programs.

Assistance for paying rent is often limited in Wood and Hancock County to families facing an eviction. There may also be help in paying for a security deposit on a new home if someone needs to relocate as they are homeless. No matter what the need is, emergency rental assistance programs are very limited and often have a waiting list in place.

Each resource available will come with restrictions and conditions. Some will require a co-pay from the tenant, and others will only subsidize a small portion of any rent that is due. Other non-profits that address housing needs collaborate with the counseling agencies to ensure the person has all of their needs dealt with.

With those conditions being in place, low income families in Hancock and Wood can apply for rent help. Or other services that may be provided range from section 8 vouchers to landlord and tenant mediation as well as legal aid.

Associated Charities of Findlay and Hancock County
Address is 1800 North Blanchard Street
Findlay, OH 45840
Call (419) 423-2021
Funds are only for people facing an eviction. Priority for any rent or utility help is also for tenants in Metro housing.

Christian Clearing House is also located in Findlay. The phone number is (419) 422-2222. This faith based charity can offer cash grants for everything from a security or utility deposit to back rent.

Findlay Hope House for the Homeless - Housing Office
1800 North Blanchard Street Suite 106
Findlay, OH 45840
Dial the non-profit at (419) 427-2848
Only partial payments will be made for those that qualify. The family will also need to have some money to contribute towards any back rent or mortgage payments that are due.

 

 

 

Hancock Hardin Wyandot Putnam Community Action Commission
122 Jefferson Street
Findlay, OH 45840
(419) 423-3755
Very limited funding, or even no interest loans, can help pay rent for people facing an eviction. Other resources range from employment counseling to referrals to public housing. They also support senior citizens in the county.

Perrysburg Christians United
PO Box 135
Perrysburg, Ohio 43552
Dial (419) 407-7857

Hancock County Job Services
7814 Co Rd 140
Findlay, OH 45480
Main phone - (419) 422-0182
Inquire into cash grants, public benefits, section 8 vouchers, and other rent programs.

Luckey Food Pantry
Luckey, Ohio 43443
Telephone: (419) 833-3231
While very limited, some funds for housing expenses may be available on occasion.

The Wood County Bar Association
(888) 534-1432
Attorneys can provide advice on stopping evictions to income qualified residents.

Wood County Area Ministries
315 South College Drive
Bowling Green, OH 43402
Main phone - (419) 352-1322
Area churches combined funds to help them that live self-sufficient and independently. As part of this there may be furniture, emergency rental assistance, food, shelter, and more available.

Wood County Job and Family Services
1928 East Gypsy Lane Road
Bowling Green, OH 43402
(419) 352-7566
The government program known as Prevention, Retention and Contingency can help prevent homelessness and rehouse families.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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