Macon and Warner Robbins area rental assistance programs.
Struggling tenants or the homeless in Bibb and Houston County can get help with their housing needs, including grants to pay back rent, money for paying security deposits, access to a homeless shelter and more. Find the main charities, non-profits, and government agencies to apply at for rental assistance as well as other housing programs. They include the following.
- Grants or loans for all housing related bills, including rent, utilities, storage costs, moving, and more.
- Government programs ranging from public housing to homeless prevention and rapid rehousing or section 8 HUD vouchers for paying a portion of rent.
- Homeless shelters are offered for those without a place to live, victims of violence, and others.
- Free legal aid can help tenants who are behind on their rent or who face housing issues, including discrimination, landlords not making repairs and other issues.
Apply at one of the charities or non-profits below. Note funding is limited. Some tenants will receive assistance for their rent, mortgages, utility bills, or more. Others may be given referrals, or non-monetary support such as legal advice or case management.
TANF cash aid from Georgia Department of Human Services in Bibb or Houston County, or the Division of Families and Children Services
Address is 456 Oglethorpe St., Macon, GA 31201. Main number is 478-751-3112
Houston County address - 92 Cohen Walker Dr, Warner Robins, Georgia 31088. Call (478) 988-7600
Very low income families and those in poverty can get cash assistance, which can help with housing (including rental costs). The money can also pay utilities, food, mortgages, medications and more. Housing and rent help is combined with job placement and other social services.
Family Advancement Ministries of Bibb County
Mailing address is 538 Orange St.
Macon, GA 31201
They only help single mothers or women that are pregnant. If an eviction or utility disconnection, money can help pay rent or utility bills.
Homeless shelter from Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia
774 Hazel St.
Macon, GA 31201
This is the center for both Bibb County and Houston County as well as Central Georgia. It houses women who survived from domestic violence as well as men batting addiction and/or homelessness.
Family Promise Of Greater Houston County – Transitional Housing unit
Location is 2762 Watson Blvd.
Warner Robins, Georgia 31093
For information, dial 478-328-8181
Middle Georgia Community Action Agency, Inc.
121 Prince St.
Warner Robins, GA 31093
The non-profit assists low income and struggling families in both counties. Financial aid, including loans, for paying rent, cooling bills, and more. They require proof of income. Any assistance, including for rental payments or HPRP, is combined with debt counseling, job programs, and more.
Salvation Army - Bibb and Houston County Service Unit
96 Thomas Blvd. Warner Robins, GA 31093, call 478-746-8572
2312 Houston Ave, Macon, dial (478) 746-8573
Clients can get free food, one time rent help, money for utility or energy bills, and other financial help. Low cost furniture and household supplies, including free vouchers, can also help a family set up a new home or apartment.
Central Baptist Church
1120 Lake Joy Rd.
Warner Robins, Georgia 31088
Residents of Bonaire, Centerville, Kathleen, and Warner Robins can apply.
HUD section 8 vouchers
There are two places to apply. They include Macon Housing Authority (2015 Felton Ave, Macon, GA 31201, Phone: (478) 752-5000) as well as Warner Robins and Houston County Housing Authorities (112 Memorial Terrace, Warner Robins, GA 31093, telephone (478) 929-0229)
The HUD section 8 housing program is available here for very low income residents. There is often a waiting list for the low income homes and rent grants. Other services including home buying help, self-sufficiency, loans, and other housing programs. Read more on section 8 housing programs in Georgia.
Central Georgia Legal Services
Location is 241 3rd St
Macon, Georgia 31201
Primary Phone: (478) 751-6261