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Rental assistance in Montgomery County Pennsylvania.

Low-income families in Montgomery County PA can get help with rent and other housing costs. There is money for security deposits, moving costs, immediate rental assistance for a house and free pro-bono lawyers that help tenants. Find help with paying rent near where you live in Montgomery County PA

Housing assistance is offered by charity organizations, churches, and the government. There is emergency financial help is focused on housing and rent concerns. The county works pro-actively to reduce or prevent evictions, as once someone is homeless the remedies are much more expensive for both the tenant and the government.

Many of the rental assistance programs serve as a last resort, and will only help individuals who can be self-sufficient in the mid to long term. In other words, the rent payment help is only short term, and these are not never ending charity programs. In order to get help with rent or a security deposit, Montgomery County PA recipients that receive these funds are usually faced with some type of unexpected emergency or crisis. Examples may be a job loss, unexpected medical bills, or family issue like a divorce or domestic violence, and resulting loss of income.

Places that help with rent in Montgomery County PA

Montgomery County Housing Authority – The government organization runs the HUD Section 8 Housing Voucher (Subsidy) Program for very low income families. Also provides ongoing self-sufficiency, case management and transitional housing. The Federal Government rental subsidies and vouchers can be used as a form of payment for income based homes or apartments. One component can even help first time homebuyers. Address is 1104 W Main St #1, Norristown, PA 19401, Call (610) 275-5720

Montgomery County Behavioral Health/Developmental Disabilities offers supportive housing. The address is 1430 DeKalb St, Norristown, PA 19401. This Montgomery County funded program can help the disabled with a number of needs, including rental assistance, vouchers for no wait list homes and one-on-one counseling as well as mediation on landlord/tenant issues. Phone: (610) 278-3642

  • Another location is 538 DeKalb St, Norristown, PA 19401. Main phone number (610) 272-7997. Individuals with mental issues can access housing counseling.




Open Line coordinates basic financial aid, including for housing or utilities. The non-profit may be able to refer qualified tenants, including single moms or the disabled, to public assistance, SNAP, and emergency rental assistance as well. Call 215-679-4112, or the address is 452 Penn Street, Pennsburg, PA, 18073

Eldernet - For Lower Merion Pennsylvania senior residents only. The non-profit may provide some assistance for emergencies, including rent or moving costs. The focus of any loans for housing or rent expenses is on senior citizens. Address is 9 S. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010, call (610) 525-0706

Keystone Opportunity Center
Location is 104 N Main St, Souderton, PA 18964. Call (215) 723-5430
A wide variety of emergency assistance is offered, including for back rent or utilities. They have government hardship grants, information on moving, and other benefits. Provides supportive services and housing assistance for families, single adults and individuals

Nehemiah's Way - Victims of domestic violence can access counseling, support and transitional housing for. When ready to move into a low income apartments, referrals may be available for rental or utility deposits as well as other support. Location is 123 S Main St #2, North Wales, PA 19454, phone (215) 699-8830

Project Outreach - Some housing and rent assistance may be available for struggling tenants in the immediate area. Location is 145 Chestnut St, Spring City, PA 19475, call (610) 948-5111.Rent assistance is only for qualified Spring City and Royersford residents, specifically the 19468 and 19475 zipcodes. There may be grants for the working poor, underprivileged, and needy. Deposit, rent, and housing programs are combined with  outreach, advice, and support.

Willow Grove Community Development Corp. – Resources include affordable first - time homebuyer assistance. There are other grant and loan programs, counseling, and housing assistance. Phone (215) 657-3340. The address is 210 Cedar Ave, Willow Grove, PA 19090.





Family Promise of the Main Line - Interfaith Hospitality Network of the Main Line
1449 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA 19401. Phone: (610) 277-0977
A 90 day shelter program for families is offered in partnership with local churches. Other services include job placement assistance, rent grants, free furniture for tenants and social services, including for veterans, seniors on social security and single moms.

CADCOM - Montgomery County Community Action Development Commission
113 East Main Street, Norristown, Pennsylvania 19401. Phone:  (610) 277-6363
Federal government, state of Pennsylvania and local funds are all part of this organization. Any grants from the organization go towards rental assistance, emergency housing, landlord-tenant counseling, and storage costs. There is also first time home buyers assistance for current renters.

Colonial Neighborhood Council
107 East 4th Street, Conshohocken, PA 19428. Telephone: (610) 828-6595
Refer people to public benefits and rent assistance from local churches and charities, and non-profits.Rent assistance Montgomery County PA

Family Services/PROJECT HOPE
Office address - 3125 Ridge Pike, Eagleville, PA 19403. Phone:  (610) 630-2111
Limited funds for rent. Family needs assessment is also offered in Montgomery County. There is emergency rent help for low-income families, single parents and the elderly among others. The goal is to stop evictions and rehousing people in Montgomery County.

HHS - Department of Public Welfare, Montgomery County Assistance Office
Cash Assistance and other public aid can be referred to out of this office. They also offer emergency funds for back rent to stop evictions, and are involved in transitional housing. The location is 1931 New Hope St, Norristown, PA 19401, call (610) 270-3500.

Family Promise Montco PA (Interfaith of Amble) - Provides casework services and a homeless shelter to those in housing crisis situation. As families stabilized, there are referrals to places that help pay first or last months rent in Montgomery County. Private donations and funding keeps this non-profit running. Money comes from Religious Community individuals, Foundations, Corporations, and local fund raisers.

  • Offers shelter, transitional housing, and section 8 apartments/homes. They can provide referrals to eviction prevention and emergency rental programs. Read more on emergency rent assistance programs. Stop by 31 S. Spring Garden Street, Ambler, PA 19002, or dial (215) 628-2334







Multi-Service Centers
There are multiple sites. They offer a wide variety of social services, including for tenants in a hardship or that need rent money.

  • 200 West Spring Street, Boyertown, PA 19512. Phone: 610-367-6957
  • 658 Beech St, Pottstown, PA  19464. Phone: 484-945-1020

Catholic Social Services
Main address is 353 East Johnson Highway, Norristown, PA 19401. Phone: (610) 279-7372
Emergency services include Landlord/Tenant counseling, mortgage assistance, weatherization, and more. A charity that offers multiple services, including even no interest loans to help with rental costs. Find other help from Catholic Charities in Montgomery County.

Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities - Cluster Outreach Center
57 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464. Phone: (610) 970-5995
This center can be contacted as a last resort, when someone has no other options. All funds are limited. Get a voucher for a hotel or motel (up to a one night stay), other emergency assistance can be provided too, such as rental assistance, security deposits, and other help.

Laurel House
Norristown, PA 19404. Phone number 1-800-642-3150
Victims of domestic violence (women or kids) may benefit. Emergency shelter, housing, budget/credit counseling and home maintenance are all provided with applications to help women find places that will help them with rent in the future.

Manna on Main Street (Interfaith Community Service)
606 Main St, Lansdale, PA 19446. Phone: (215) 855-5454
There is an emergency financial assistance program for bills. Everyone from single mothers to the disabled in Montgomery County will get rent assistance, grants and other aid.

Missionaries of Charity
Main address 630 DeKalb St, Norristown, PA 19401. Phone: (610) 277-5962
Call for information on housing and/or rent help.

Montgomery County office of Aging & Adult Services, Human Services Center
421 W Main St B, Lansdale, PA 19446. Dial (610) 278-3601
Several offices operate around Montgomery County. Both low income adults and the families of disabled or aging adults can tap into the government funds from this agency. Transitional housing, electric bill help, and mortgage and rent assistance is all provided from the government funded Housing Assistance Program, or HAP.




Pennsylvania Low Income Housing Coalition
Location is 2 309 Florence Ave, Jenkintown, PA 19046. Main phone: (215) 576-7044
Provides potential homeowners and renters with information and statewide advocacy. The location will help clients locate an affordable apartment. Some subsidy arranges may be offered for paying a portion of rent or move in costs too, such as a deposit.

Patrician Society of Central Norristown
121 East Chestnut Street, Norristown, PA 19401-3905. Phone: (610) 272-6316
The homeless and seniors on a fixed income will get help, including for rent, free motel vouchers for a place in Montgomery County and more.

Eviction and homeless prevention in Montgomery County
Whether someone is homeless in Montgomery County and needs to be rehoused, or they are facing an eviction, everything from free landlord/tenant mediation to emergency money for a portion of rent may be available. There are also shelter services, case management, and transitional type housing for people, including veterans and senior citizens. For referrals or information on rent help, dial 1-866-964-7922, or more homeless prevention services Montgomery County.

Legal Aid of Montgomery Pennsylvania
Law firm address - 625 Swede St, Norristown, PA 19401. Call 877-429-5994
Very low income families and seniors can get free advice on housing needs. Attorneys offer support on evictions, landlord disputes, and tips on accessing deposits or public housing.

The Salvation Army of Pottstown Pennsylvania, which is located at 137 King Street, Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464, and can be reached at (610) 326-1621, offers support services, including shelter, financial assistance for housing and rent, vouchers, and more. Emergency services administered include furniture, household items, transitional shelter and housing for men, women and children, and limited rental assistance.

Spring-Ford Project Outreach
410 Washington Street, Bard Community Center, Royersford, PA 19468. Call (610) 948-5111
Only renters in the Spring Ford Area School District can get financial help.

512 West Marshall Street, Norristown, PA 19401. Call  (610) 277-2570
Renters in a financial hardship can apply for emergency rent assistance today or electric bill for their home or apartment. There is also housing assistance for the unemployed and details on rent subsidized, bad credit apartments.




The Hope and Help Network at Abington Baptist Church
Location is 1501 Huntingdon Rd, Abington, PA 19001. Main phone: (215) 301-1436
The charity helps rehouse people, including the homeless. Rent money, hardship funds, assistance for storage or mobile homes lot rent and more is offered.

Bridge Of Hope Buxmont is focused on ending homelessness for single parents. They will refer parents to case management and social services, and try to help people find both short and long term housing, self-sufficiency, and stability. The location is 105 W Chestnut St, Souderton, PA 18964. Phone: (267) 932-8368.


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