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Rent assistance DeKalb County Georgia

Find agencies across in DeKalb County that provide help with rent for low income families as well as senior citizens and the disabled. The churches, government assistance programs and charities that offer grants as a form of emergency rental or security deposit help or that provide section 8 vouchers operate across a multi-county area. There is also free legal aid for low-income tenants, moving or storage cost help and other financial assistance. Get help with rent near you in DeKalb County GA.

There are certain non-profits or government assistance programs that offer immediate rent help to veterans or single parents, the unemployed and others. Many are based in Atlanta but cover a wide area. The DeKalb County Georgia Housing authority also offer section 8 rent vouchers as well as low income housing, sometimes with no waiting list.

The programs also cover all parts of homeless prevention. For example, residents that are behind on their rent can apply for a grant or even loan to catch up. People that are homeless in the Decatur area may be placed into transitional housing or a homeless shelter or given a free motel voucher, then apply for a security deposit programs or help with first month's rent. There is also landlord/tenant mediation available as well as other forms of rent assistance for qualified households, or if needed transitional housing.

Where to get rental assistance in DeKalb County GA

DeKalb County Coordinated Entry provides support and information around housing, rent help, shelters and more. It is part of the Government Information Lines. Address is 1300 Commerce Dr., Decatur, Georgia 30030. Referrals are given as part of the continuum of care program. Tenants with an eviction or pay or quit notice can be given immediate, emergency rental assistance. Housing stability is also a focus. There is also information on free motel vouchers, security deposit help, and resources for the homeless. Telephone number is (404) 687-3500.

Living Room is a charity that supports people with HIV and/or AIDS in parts of DeKalb County. They only provide financial help, including for rent, medical, transportation and more. Or learn about Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA), emergency lodging and other programs. Main phone - (404) 616-6332 or try another similar program AID Atlanta at 404) 870-7700.




Supportive Services for Veteran Families of DeKalb County helps veterans and their families. There is emergency rental assistance or utility bill help to stop an eviction. Or get housing placements, veterans can be given a free motel voucher or placement into a shelter and more. The goal of any short or long term rent or even security deposit help from SSVF is on housing stability. It is run by a the Cooperative Ministry. Call 404-371-9334.

Housing solutions from Society of Saint Vincent SVDP
The main intake number is (678) 892-6163. Other locations are below as well.

These churches assist the working poor and vulnerable. There may be grants issued to senior citizens as well as the disabled, help for back rent to families with children, loans, and other support. SVDP in DeKalb County partners with churches to help the low income. Food, rent help, shelter, and more is available. They offer financial aid for mortgage payments, utilities, rent, and more. The staff will also help with applications for government housing, no-interest loans and more.

  • Chamblee, GA 30341, dial (770) 576-4081 ext. 130 for the Holy Cross church.
  • Chamblee, Georgia 30341, phone (678) 892-6163
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary, DeKalb, GA 30329, (770) 458-9607
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul - Christ Our Hope is in Lithonia, GA 30038

Housing Authority of DeKalb County address is 750 Commerce Drive, Decatur, GA 30030. Several solutions are offered. They process HUD section 8 vouchers for paying rent as well as applications to public housing or low income apartments. There is also self-sufficiency, home buying programs, information on job placement and more.

The PHA of Dekalb County assists the low income, seniors, and disabled with their rent as well as housing needs. Emergency section 8 vouchers can be available from time to time as well. Call 404-270-5100 or (404) 270-2500





Cooperative Ministry of Dekalb County, also known as DCM, offers a number of social services, including funds for rent or bills. Eviction Prevention is part of Project Take Charge. There are also Family and Permanent Housing programs, budgeting, and a free homeless shelter from Hagars House. There are emergency grants to help with rent, mortgages, or utilities to stop homelessness. Another housing-rent program is SSVF, or  Supportive Services for Veteran Families. More on Dekalb County DCM rental assistance.

Love, Peace, and Joy Help Ministry provides emergency financial assistance, free furniture, and support across the DeKalb County area and the city. Get funds to pay rental or utility arrears, household supplies, help for motel rooms and other support. The intake number is 404 288-3777

CaringWorks, Inc. assistance in Dekalb County includes both short and long term housing resources. Referrals are given to government grant programs for paying rent, residential treatment, help for single moms and the disabled. The financial aid for rent or bills or part of homeless prevention - rehousing. Main office is at 2785 Lawrenceville Hwy, Decatur, GA 30033. Main number is (404) 371-1230.

New Life Community Ministries - The housing program is known as A Place to Stay. Call 404-381-6731. Everything from rent or mortgage help is combined with a homeless shelter (if needed). A priority is the vulnerable such as single moms, disabled, or elderly.

Assistance programs include transitional housing, homeless prevention which can include financial help for rent or utilities and more. Rent help can also be combined with basic needs, such as furniture or even hygiene needs. Address is 3592 Flat Shoals Rd Decatur Georgia, 30034..

Action Ministries and Hope Atlanta support DeKalb County as well from 1700 Century Cir NE, Atlanta, GA 30345. They focus on Homeless Prevention & Rapid Re-Housing as well as food resources. This includes everything from emergency rent help to budgeting or permanent housing placement or funds to keep utilities on to prevention homelessness. There is also special needs housing, immediate crisis help and more. Call 404-817-7070

Partnership for Community Action - Clarkston Headquarters is the Dekalb County community action agency. Address is  3597 Covington Hwy, Decatur, GA 30032. The agency helps tenants facing eviction. Case managers help clients apply for financial assistance and long term support, whether government grant money for rent or utilities, job programs, budgeting and more. The hotline is (404) 929-2500 or (404) 929-2502.




Local homeless prevention and rapid rehousing is an option. There are programs, including emergency money for rent, for tenants and counseling for homeowners. Rehousing in DeKalb County can also provide security deposit, motel vouchers help as well as funds for firsts months rent. More information on homeless prevention in DeKalb County.

Salvation Army - DeKalb County Unit has many social services. The address is 3500 Sherrydale Ln.
Decatur, Georgia 30032. Dial (404) 486-2888 or (404) 486-2714 or try 404-486-2700. Very limited funds for back rent is combined with emergency shelter and more. They may also have case management or coordinate security deposit help as well. Some instances there may be short term lodging, such as free motel or hotel vouchers or transitional housing.

Latin American Association - DeKalb County Outreach Center
They focus on immigrants, minorities, and Spanish speakers in the county and region. Everything from free lawyer consultations to financial assistance for bills or rent, ESL classes, and housing placement is offered. Dial(404) 638-1806

Project Community Connections, or PCCI, focuses on rapid rehousing. Location is 302 Decatur Street Southeast, Atlanta GA, 30312. They try to place the homeless in permanent, affordable housing with a limited or no waiting list. Clients need to focus on employment, and there may be first months rent assistance, funds for security deposits and other aid. Call 404-215-9991. Or read more on low income apartments with no wait list.

HOPE DeKalb County and Atlanta also runs a Homeless Prevention and Rehousing Program. Case management is combined with financial aid (sometimes immediate) for back rent, utilities and more. Rehousing includes vouchers, money for moving costs or rent deposits, furniture for a home or apartment and other support. The location is 34 Peachtree St NW, Atlanta GA, 30303. Call 404-817-7070.

DeKalb County Catholic Charities and affiliated churches can be turn to for emergency, one time financial aid, including with rent. This charity supports the entire Atlanta region. Housing resources for the low income, immigration help, legal aid (including low cost or free eviction defense), meals, free furniture and more. More on housing assistance from DeKalb County GA churches.

P.U.S.H is a non-profit that can help tenants in the Stone Mountain area. Rent assistance may be offered from the Family and Individuals Program. Call 678-476-3712. Other housing resources include money for utilities (to stop an eviction), rental arrears or deposit help on income based homes and more. The non-profit is at 925 Main Street, Stone Mountain GA, 30083.





United Methodist Children's Home - Decatur Office is at 500 S. Columbia Dr. , Decatur, GA 30030. Call (404) 327-5872. Rental and housing assistance is for residents with children under the age of 17 as well as single parents. Financial aid for rent and other housing expenses, such as utility bills, is available in small dollar amounts on time per week.

Net Works Cooperative Ministry only helps residents or low-income tenants in the Northlake-Embry Hills-Tucker area. Rent, utility bill help, and other housing solutions may be offered, based on appointments and a screening process. Location is 380 4th St, Tucker GA, 30084. Call 770-939-6454.

Grants from the HUD McKinney-Vento (HEARTH Act) are provided to agencies in the DeKalb region. The federal government funding pays for a variety of programs to stop evictions and end homelessness. Resources include short term rent help, motel room vouchers, shelter, credit counseling, and other housing assistance. More on Atlanta area eviction assistance programs.

DeKalb County Legal Aid Society resolves disputes between tenants and landlords. This includes free legal advice on evictions, housing discrimination, and repairs to homes. they also offer legal aid for housing discrimination and landlord disputes, as well as advice on filing for low income apartments or rent help from Section 8. the pro-bono firms is at 246 Sycamore St. , Decatur, GA 30030. Dial (404) 377-0701

Buckhead Christian Ministry, Inc. (phone (404) 239-0038) has Information around housing. Get details on what is provided including-interest loan programs, transitional housing, rent grants, and more.

DeKalb County Nicholas House - The non-profit works to find solutions to homelessness. Phone - (404) 622-0793

Initiative for Affordable Housing, Inc. location is 1434 Scott Blvd. Ste. 200, Terrace Level, Decatur, GA 30030. Dial (404) 299-9979. Non-profit offers short term transitional housing in DeKalb County. They also coordinate housing search assistance to help working poor residents locate permanent, affordable apartments or homes to live in.

Interfaith Outreach Home location is 5200-A Buford Hwy., Doraville, GA 30340. Dial (770) 457-3727. They only offer transitional housing/shelter.

Clifton Sanctuary Ministries location is 369 Connecticut Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307. A combination of shelter, transitional housing unit, and rent assistance agency. The goal is to help the homeless as well as immigrants and also offer assistance to stop evictions, homelessness, and housing discrimination. Call (404) 373-3253.







Momentemps Ltd has transitional housing and resources for veterans. Office address is 3317 Panola Rd, Stonecrest, GA 30038. Dial (770) 873-3775. Help if for veterans. The non-profit has information on rent help from SSVF, transitional homes for veterans and service members, VA benefits, and more.

DeKalb County Community Development - Homeless prevention and rapid rehousing is available, including information on section 8 vouchers and other programs. Rent payments can be made in an emergency. They also help with deposits, landlord mediation, employment, and more. Location is 1807 Candler Road, Decatur, Georgia 30032. Dial (404) 286-3308

The Quilt Inc operates a Permanent Supportive Housing Program. They focus on substance abusers and help them get the care they need, as well as stable, long term housing. Re-entry is offered as well as referrals, or help applying for first months rent, moving cost assistance and other aid. Address - 4151 Memorial Dr, Decatur GA, 30032. For information call 678-778-0637


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