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Rental assistance in Ottawa County.

Find where to get help with rent, security deposits, locate free motel vouchers or section 8 HUD applications in Holland as well as Ottawa County MI. Both financial help as well as referrals will be provided to low-income families and people close to evictions. Get information on rent assistance near you in Ottawa County Michigan below.

Locate charity organizations or government programs that provide grants or loans for paying rent in Ottawa County, including find emergency funds. Low-income tenants, single moms, the elderly or disabled that are behind on their payments, or that are close to homeless, are some of the primary beneficiaries of these programs. Find grants to help with rent payments, free legal aid, eviction defense programs, and also security deposit help for the Grand Haven and Holland Michigan region as well.

Not only may assistance be available for paying a portion of a rent payment that is due, but the agencies will often provide other support services as well. This will mainly be in the form of referrals to transitional housing or homeless shelters. Then, once stability has been achieved, the client may be able to receive a referral to other agencies that assist with security deposits on a new home, affordable section 8 housing vouchers with no waiting list of funds that will help with first or last month's rent. Some of the primary Ottawa County Michigan agencies to contact are below.

Organizations that help with rent Holland MI and Ottawa County

Coopersville Cares
Main address is 180 North 68th Avenue, Coopersville, Michigan 49404. Call (616) 997-8602
When possible, grants for a portion of back rent may be provided at most once per year.

Love INC of Allendale
6633 Lake Michigan Dr, Allendale, MI 49401
The faith based charity runs a clearinghouse service. So this means they will provide referrals to other charities or churches in their network that offer one time, emergency rent or mortgage help. Or low-income families in Ottawa County can get free household stuff, including furniture for an apartment, and similar items. The faith based charity can be called at (616) 895-5683.




DHS of Ottawa County
The office is at  12185 James St STE 200, Holland, MI 49424, or call (616) 394-7200
The Human Service office offers grants using state of Michigan and federal government funds. Everything from rent to moving costs or a security deposit will be paid. They also help people find a job or apply for long term support such as section 8 vouchers. Much of this is part of the SER program. It is part of public assistance in Michigan.

Good Samaritan Ministries
Address is 513 E 8th St, Holland, MI 49423. Call (616) 392-7159
This is not an emergency program. They help the homeless stabilize. Then, low income apartments are located in Ottawa County and the staff can help clients locate long term rent subsidies or money for the up front costs.

Salvation Army
Address is 310 N Despelder St, Grand Haven, MI 49417. Call (616) 842-3380
Programs range from limited financial aid or loans to emergency homeless shelter and rent help. The case management process will help with stability as well. There is also short term help for utility bills to stop homelessness. More on Salvation Army assistance programs in Ottawa County.

The People Center
Address is 307 East Exchange, Spring Lake, MI 49456. Phone (616) 844-6710
Families facing eviction can apply for one of their low income apartments. There is also supportive, subsidized housing for senior citizens or the disabled in Ottawa County as well as single moms.

Holland Rescue Mission - Men's Ministries Center
Main address is 661 E 24th St Ste 300, Holland, MI 49423. Telephone - (616) 396-2200





Community Action House
739 Paw Paw Dr, Holland, MI 49423. Call (616) 392-2368
A partnership includes counseling, guidance, and support. Referrals can be provided to everything from advice to short term housing and one time rent or energy bill assistance, which may be available in Ottawa County.

Legal Aid of Grand Haven and Western Michigan
Attorneys address - 25 Division Ave S, Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503. Phone: (616) 774-0672
This pro-bono firm supports Ottawa County too. Free legal assistance, eviction defense, and other housing services are administered. They help low income tenants and those who are behind on their rent.

  • City Of Holland, which can be called at (616) 355-1330, as well as the Ottawa County Legal Services (phone 616-846-8141 or (888) 786-230) offer tenant and landlord services. Free advice from attorneys will try to stop an eviction, and they can mediate a solution such as a payment plan for past due rent.

Section 8 housing choice vouchers
Very-low income families can get help from income based homes or apartments. There are section 8 HUD vouchers, home buying loans, self sufficiency and more from the PHA (call 616.392.7159) as well as Ottawa County Housing Assessment and Resource Agency (HARA). More on Section 8 in MI.

OCEPP, or the Ottawa County Eviction Prevention Program, is available. Tenants with an eviction or notice to quit notice can get financial help with rent. The rental assistance is for low-income families, single moms or dads, as well as seniors in Ottawa County. Families in poverty, the less fortunate and others can get help. Financial assistance, government grant money for housing costs (rent, mortgages, utilities, etc.), budgeting classes and more. Call 231-733-1155.

  • Emergency Solution Grants of Ottawa, which can be called at 1-877-211-5253, or sometimes offered. Non-profits will accept applications if they have funding. The free government grant money can be used for rent to prevent homelessness, mortgage payments, and more. There may be funds for storage costs or mobile hot lot rent as well. This is also combined with budgeting classes.Rental assistance Ottawa County

Resilience Social Services - Advocates for Ending Violence
Only people/victims/survivors of DV can get help. 411 Butternut Dr, Holland, MI 49424. Dial (800) 848-5991
A rapid rehousing program is offered. The non-profit will help people find, and move into, a new safe home or apartment. Get furniture, emergency rent or security deposit help, assistance moving and other support.

Communinty Rebuilders
The non-profit only helps people impacted by AIDs or HIV. Call (616) 458-5102. There is rental assistance, motel vouchers for the homeless and other housing resources. The rent money will be combined with support services.


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