Rental assistance in Manassas and Prince William.

Several non-profit agencies administer programs in Manassas Virginia that focus on offer rental assistance and funds for paying security deposits and housing expenses. People who need help with paying their rent across Prince William County can call these organizations. Other services may be able to help people learn about local government rent and housing assistance programs, most of which are indicated below.

The primary goal of the non-profit agencies is to both help prevent evictions as well as help people or the homeless find new homes or apartments. To this end they may have some funds to pay security deposits, first month’s rent, and/or moving costs. Funding will also be limited by the Prince William and Manassas rent programs, so unfortunately not everyone can be helped. Counselors may also provide information on, and help applying for government programs such as section 8 or homeless prevention.

St. Vincent de Paul Society, All Saints Conference – The charity organization provides fuel, mortgage, housing, rent, utility, and occasional additional assistance for bills. Address is 9300 Stonewall Road, Manassas, Virginia 20110, call (703)368-2429

Northern Virginia Family Service
Address of the non-profit - 10056 Dean St.
Manassas, Virginia 20110 or (571)748-2600
Main phone number - (703)368-2979




Arc of Greater Prince William / INSIGHT, Incorporated – The disabled can be provided support, including shelter or housing assistance. 13505 Hillendale Drive, Woodbridge, Virginia 22193, 703-670-4800

Benedictine Aid and Relief for Neighbors (BARN) Transitional Housing – Women and their children can get rent assistance, transitional housing, and shelter. Call for case management, permanent housing referrals and child development. Other services from BARN include financial management and access to educational opportunities, among other services. 9541 Linton Hall Road, Bristow, VA 20136, 703-369-1325





Building, Encouraging, Support and Teaching (BEST) Transitional Housing Program – Single women in Prince William County can apply for help. Any rent assistance or govenrment grants are offered in c/o Northern Virginia Family Service. Address is 9842 Business Way, Manassas, VA 20110, call 703-392-4901

Office of Housing and Community Development - Prince William County (OHCD) – A HUD certified rent and assistance non-profit agency. Eligible low income and qualified residents may participate in various housing programs and initiatives that focus on the areas of rental assistance program. Other resources include housing grants, homeownership assistance program, and neighborhood rehabilitation program. 15941 Donald Curtis Drive, Suite 112, Woodbridge, VA 22191, 703-792-7530.

Prince William County Office of Housing and Community Development offers rent help, money for deposits, and other housing resources. Apply for grants from the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program. Woodbridge, Virginia 22191, call (703) 792-7530

Securing Emergency Resources through Volunteer Efforts (SERVE)
Address - 10056 Dean Drive
Manassas, Virginia 20110
Phone number - 703-368-2979

Homeless Intervention Program (HIP), c/o Prince William County Department of Social Services
7987 Ashton Avenue, Suite 200, Manassas, Virginia 20109, dial 703-792-7648
A few different resources are offered by the government agency. Among them includes it offers short-term, mortgage and rental assistance to households experiencing an unforeseen financial crisis. It also runs the Manassas Housing Trust Fund PWC Homeownership Assistance Program (HAP). Other services include family care shelter, transitional housing, emergency assistance fund, save & SERVE thrift shops, life skills training, Partnership for Success Program, and a career development program.




Salvation Army Prince William Corps offers emergency financial aid in Woodbrige and the entire county. They shelter the homeless, offer rental or mortgage assistance, and work to provide grants to stop homelessness. This support includes one time funds for paying back rent. The address is 1483 Old Bridge Road, and the office is in Woodbridge Virginia 22192. Call the church/charity at (703) 580-8991.

CFH Catholics for Housing
18139 Triangle Shopping Plaza
Dumfries, Virginia 22026
Phone - (703)221-4510
Funds may be offered for security deposits. Clients, including senior citizens, may also get help in finding low income housing as well as applying for rent subsidies.

Northern Virginia Legal Aid
9240 Center St.
Manassas, VA 20110
For information, call (571) 482-2680.
Everything from advice for resolving disputes over unfair housing to repairs and eviction help is offered. There is no cost to income qualified tenants.

Streetlight Community Outreach Ministries – May have limited financial assistance to help the impoverished men, women and children, as well as homeless, pay for bills and rent in an emergency. Woodbridge, Virginia – 22191

Prince William County area churches - Some of them offer rent help, shelter, and other support to low income tenants. There may be limited financial assistance for bills, debts, and back rent may be offered. Call 211 for referrals.





Johnny Apple Seed Association of Prince William County -  The goal of the non-profit community organization is to address emergencies. They may offer prevent evictions and reduce homelessness. It wants to help people achieve self-sufficiency. Get emergency rental assistance if you have a 5 day eviction notice. They also direct tenants to loan programs for any paying rent arrears they may have as well as provide relocation services. Manasas - dial 571-306-3066.


By Jon McNamara

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