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Rent assistance in Little Rock and Pulaski County.

Find rental assistance programs for low-income families in Little Rock and Pulaski County Arkansas. A number of charities, government agencies, and churches, help struggling tenants, single moms, seniors and the disabled with pay for housing costs. Get emergency rent assistance, security deposit help, section 8 HUD vouchers, free legal aid to stop evictions and other support. Learn how to get help with rent in the Pulaski County area.

Financial assistance, rental loans, and information on resources is offered by the locations below. There is often priority given to people with an income as well as an eviction notice. Residents that are homeless or just need to move into a new apartment or home and get funds for security deposits, money for a motel and financial aid first month’s rent.

The number of programs available for qualified Little Rock area Arkansas area low income families as well as the elderly is extensive, and get details on them below. Or find housing for senior citizens based on income.

Places that help pay rent in Pulaski County

Central Arkansas Development Council - The main phone number is (501) 778-113, but offices that offer rent relief are located below. Offers emergency funds for bills, which may include housing, and they are a great place for information. Get information on government grant money for rent to stop homelessness, ESG grants, free motel vouchers and other support.

  • Little Rock CADC can be reached at (501) 665-4870. Rent grants are issued from 2904 S University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72204
  • North Little Rock CADC address is 2904 S University Ave, Little Rock, AR 72204. Call the community action at (501) 665-4870

Helping Hand of Greater Little Rock has limited cash for housing, back rent or storage costs and other needs. Primary location - 1601 Marshal Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72206. Call (501) 372-4388. If funds are available, may have very limited grant money for paying housing costs and rent expenses. More on housing assistance from Helping Hand.




Arkansas Human Development Corporation is a Pulaski County organization. Administrative phone number - (870) 382-2050 or (501) 374-1103. One of the leading non-profit organizations in the Little Rock area. They can help individuals with everything ranging from first time home buying programs, provide financial help for rental arrears, up through help with applications to government rent relief benefits or section 8 homes. The office is at 130 W Waterman St, Dumas, AR 71639.

Metropolitan Housing Alliance is the Little Rock Housing Authority. The address is at 100 Arch Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201. Phone - (501) 340-4821. Learn about government housing assistance, including section 8 vouchers and rent subsidized units. There are also senior citizen and other low income programs. Case workers can help single moms in Little Rock find and apply for emergency rent help and eviction prevention that is for their kids too.

  • They administer the federal government Housing Choice Voucher Program, including emergency section 8 vouchers for seniors and the disabled. This resource is one of the federal government's major rental programs for helping very low income families and seniors obtain decent, safe, and sanitary house to live. It limits the amount of money that people need to pay towards their rent. Continue with HUD section 8 vouchers in Arkansas. Call (501) 340-4821.

Saint Francis House - The Benefit Bank Of Arkansas is on site. Provides a referral helpline for low income, unemployed, and seniors, including to immediate rental assistance. They also run the Homeless Shelter For Veterans, which is administered thru the VA Drop In House .Clients can get information on loan products, subsidized rental units, money for mobile hot lot rent and other financial aid. Location is 2701 South Elm Street, Little Rock, AR 72204. Phone (501) 664-5036

Mission Global Ministries helps ex-offenders and people on parole. Address - 3719 East Broadway, North Little Rock, AR 72114, Phone (501) 945-2645. Men’s homeless shelter for people on parole. Once stable, get information on job programs, rental assistance and more.





Nehemiah House, A Division of Union Rescue Mission is a Men’s homeless shelter that helps arrange rent or security deposit help once leaving the shelter. Offer housing, a work program, and case management. They also give referrals to moving or first months rent help and other support. Address is 3001 Springer Blvd, Little Rock, AR 72206. Call (501) 374-1108 or 501-607-3837

Our House is located at 302 E Roosevelt Rd, Little Rock, Arkansas 72206. They operate a homeless prevention program known as Central Arkansas Family Stability Institute or CAFSI. There is case management, permanent housing placement, information on benefits including assistance for renters or those close to eviction. Other budgeting and housing resources are offered too. Call (501) 374-7383.

Little Rock Department of Housing and Urban Development - This local government agency can provide housing, rent, and utility help from the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP). The program can offer up to 18 months of rent assistance. Or get funds for paying security and utility deposits, emergency grants to prevent an eviction or disconnection, and more. Another benefit is a client can gain access to counseling, including credit repair and debt reduction. Call the Little Rock Arkansas agency at (501) 371-6825.

Homeless prevention and Rapid Rehousing programs are available. Agencies including Our House and the United Way (among others) work together to provide shelter, rental assistance, money for moving to an affordable apartment in Little Rock and other housing help. More on Pulaski County homeless prevention assistance.

Salvation Army has multiple sites. Different programs are run for housing and emergency rent, eviction prevention, and more for the Pulaski County Arkansas region. Access applications to grant money from LIHEAP, furniture for low-income tenants, Christian rent relief programs and more among other services. There are also free motel or hotel vouchers as well as transitional housing.

  • 1111 West Markham Little Rock, AR 72201. Call (501) 374-9296
  • Salvation Army North Little Rock is at 5100 North Locust, North Little Rock, AR 72116. Call  (501) 313-240

VA Drop-in Center - Center address - 1000 S Main St, Little Rock, AR 72202. Call (501) 257-4499. This location provides access for veterans to VA programs including the Saint Francis House and federal government programs. Offers low income housing, shelter, and other aid.  Also offered on site are educational programs, credit repair for veterans who need to rebuild their scores to leaser an apartment or emergency help with rent from SSVF.

Pulaski County Office of Community Services helps the poor, vulnerable and single parents or mothers among others. Apply for rent assistance, money for security deposits, hotel and motel vouchers, and other aid from the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program. Location is 201 Broadway St, Little Rock, AR 72201. Dial (501) 340-6157




Catholic Charities of Arkansas assists tenants, immigrants, single moms and the poor in Pulaski County. Whether free furniture, or one time rental assistance or mortgage help, funds are offered. The goal is on homeless prevention, locating affordable apartments. Location is 2500 N Tyler St, Little Rock, AR 72207. Call 501) 664-0340 for details on getting assistance paying rental costs on private owned housing.

River City Ministries helps with rehousing, which includes funds for first = last months rent, storage, and security deposits. This also includes for manufactured home lot rent in Pulaski County. The address is 1021 E Washington Ave, North Little Rock, AR 72114. Dial (501) 376-6694

Little Rock Department of Housing and Urban Development gives referrals. Has information on government housing programs, such as section 8. They also offer home loan repair services, rehab programs, and advocate for fair and equal housing for tenants of all income, backgrounds and ethnicities. Office is at 500 W Markham St Little Rock, AR 72201. Call (501) 371-6825.

Center For Arkansas Legal Services - Little Rock and Pulaski County is at 1300 West 6th Street, Little Rock, AR 72201, Call (800) 950-5817. Low income families, including the homeless, may qualify for free legal aid. Lawyers can help with eviction matters, resolve security deposit disputes, and address unsafe or unfair housing, such as low income apartments. Landlord and tenant mediation may be offered.

Society of St. Vincent De Paul District Council is a charity that may be able to direct families to emergency grant programs to pay rental costs, or in some cases loans. The funds can be used for paying rent and other housing expenses, such as a move in or security deposit. the SVDP parish is at 6150 Remount Rd, North Little Rock, AR 72118. Call 501.753.3977.

Center For Women In Transition may have emergency financial assistance programs (including for rent or utilities) that focus on women and families with children in the Pulaski County community. Address is 3618 W Roosevelt Rd, Little Rock, AR 72204. Dial (501) 296-9114.

Helping People With AIDS (HPWA) / Ryan White helps patients with AIDs or HIV pay their rent, as well as their immediate family members. Applicants may qualify for a number a number of resources. They range from short term housing to income-based apartment and eviction prevention services. The non-profit is at 1021 Jessie Road, Little Rock, Arkansas 72214. Phone: 1-800-462-0599.

Candlelighters Of Central Arkansas - Heart of Arkansas United Way gives free information. The location is 516 West Pershing Boulevard, North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114. Learn about free cash grant, emergency loans or other one time, immediate rental assistance is offered along with referrals. Learn about low income and transitional housing, security deposits and other programs for tenants in Pulaski County. Dial (501) 376-4567.





Canvas Community, UMC church, helps currently homeless people get rehoused, with some pro-active referrals to rent assistance for tenants with an imminent eviction. They help people find, and apply for, housing, shelter, money for back rent and more. The faith based charity is at 1111 W 7th St, Little Rock, AR 72201. Call (501) 291-2597

More Little Rock area rent relief programs

Low-income families and struggling tenants have other organizations to try for rent help or other housing assistance. The Continuum of Care in AR offers referrals to grant money for a wide range of costs. Email is for details.


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