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Rent assistance in Pasco County.

Low income families of Pasco County Florida will be able to receive rental assistance. Programs from charities, churches or the government are available for families, single moms, disabled adults or seniors who are faced with an eviction. Find where to get help near you with rent in Pasco County FL as well as funds for security deposits or moving costs.

Rent payment help is combined with low-income apartments without a waiting list, section 8 vouchers, and free lawyers for tenants facing eviction. Priority will be given to tenants that are faced with an unexpected financial crisis that may result in imminent homeless. Additional immediate rental assistance is offered for seniors and the disabled also take priority Some of the non-profit agencies may be able to offer assistance to move into an apartment/home as well. This can include money to pay security deposits or first and last or last month’s rent, whichever is applicable

A number of qualifications need to be met by applicants in order to get a grant or loan to help with rent. The Pasco County organizations do have limited funding. In general, applicants need to meet both income and asset requirements, there must be a financial hardship or a loss or reduction of income. All rental and housing assistance services, including in Dade City, Port Richey and Wesley Chapel FL, are contingent upon available funds. Even look here for details on luxury apartments that accept section 8 vouchers.

Get help with rent in Pasco County

Pasco County Human Services (PCHS)
Office address - 8620 Galen Wilson Boulevard, Port Richey, Florida 34668-5973. Phone number - (727) 834-3297
The government agency helps the low-income, unemployed and families in poverty. Government grant money can help with rent (as part of cash assistance), there is information on low-income housing and other benefit programs.

Mid Florida Community Services
They have multiple offices. Pasco County families who meet income guidelines, including, but not limited to having an income at 125% of the federal government poverty level may qualify for rent payment help. There is other emergency financial assistance for bills too. The Mid Florida Community Services provides emergency assistance for expenses such as rent and electric bills, among other resources. Their programs are extensive and wide ranging.

  • 5705 Gulf Drive, New Port Richey, FL 34652. Call (727) 857-5495
  • A second location of this community service organization to call for a grant is 14446 7th Street, Dade City, FL 33523. Phone (352) 567-0533




St. Thomas Catholic Church
Address is 8320 Old County Rd 54, New Port Richey, FL 34653. Phone: (727) 372-8600 or (727) 376-2330
A number of emergency financial assistance programs and resources are offered. The charity can provide assistance or vouchers for housing, gasoline, electric, gas, rent or even one free night lodging in a motel. Any potential client will need to be interviewed, their financial situation reviewed, and a home visit must also be made before housing assistance or vouchers are provided.

Metropolitan Ministries West Pasco
Non-profit address is 3214 US-19, Holiday, FL 34691. Call (727) 937-3268
The charity administers short term housing, emergency financial aid for back rent, and a homeless shelter. They also offer referrals to other local charities. Low-income families, veterans and struggling tenants will apply for  cash grant programs as a form of rental support.

Samaritan Project
Main address: 38112 15th Ave, Zephyrhills, FL 33542. For details, dial (813) 715-2498

Money may be issued for past due rent, energy costs, and more. Funds are limited, so loans may sometimes be issued by the non-profit. Or look here for instant peer to peer loans.

East Pasco County Human Services
Address - 13853 15th Street, Dade City, FL 33525. For help, dial (352) 521-5173
May have funds for paying rent if someone is faced with an eviction. Additional assistance for deposits and/or first month’s rent may be offered too. There are also hardship funds for mobile home rentals or lots.

Coalition for the Homeless of Pasco County, Inc.
Main address: 8239 Youth Ln, Port Richey, FL 34668. For referrals dial (727) 842-8605
They help homeless people, including with rehousing, as well as low-income families with an eviction letter. Get grant money to move, case management, applications to emergency rental assistance, temporary housing and more. The agency partners with agencies and together they provide immediate funds. The non-profit also arranges for free transitional housing, gives vouchers to pay for a motel room in Pasco County and funds to pay the security deposits to the homeless or first months rent. More on Pasco County Coalition for the Homeless housing programs.






St. Vincent de Paul - OLOR - Land O'Lakes
Address is 2348 Collier Parkway, Land O'Lakes, FL 34639. Main phone number - (813) 949-6094
A major charity that helps the poor, elderly, and disadvantaged. Security deposit assistance as well as no interest loans for first months rent may be provided. A thrift store may also have free vouchers for an apartment for formerly homeless people.

SVDP - Society of St. Vincent
This location only helps veterans or their families. Address is 4430 Grand Boulevard, New Port Richey, FL 34652. Call (844) 455-7783
Residents who have served in the Armed forces, who meet income guidelines, and have supporting documentation, may be able to qualify for short-term, limited, temporary housing, free hotel vouchers and rent assistance. These, and other services, are offered to families, in accordance with SSVF regulations. State and/or federal funding sources pay for the housing programs.

Each year, the county gets federal government funds as part of homeless prevention and rapid rehousing programs as well as ESG grants. The federal government funding will make money available to help residents who may be at risk of becoming homeless, those facing eviction, and the financial help will be used to help them pay back-rent as well as utility bills.

  • People who are facing eviction, who have lost their homes, or who are homeless today may be eligible for assistance to help pay security deposits, utility connection costs and their rent for a period of time. The Pasco County program is combined with budgeting and employment resources for tenants.

If you are interested in learning more or applying, the first thing someone should do if they need help is to call One Community Now. Then set up an appointment or they can go to their closest Salvation Army office to learn more or apply. The address is 5841 Main St, New Port Richey, FL 34652. Phone: (727) 849-4724.

Bay Area Leagal Services - Free Pasco County Lawyers
Address is 7340 Little Rd Suite 101, New Port Richey, FL 34654. For intake or advice, dial 727.847.5494
The pro-bono law firm will provide free legal advice from attorneys. It is for families or the elderly that are facing eviction or homelessness. The free lawyers also help with evictions, housing discrimination and other challenges. The free legal aid can help with a number of housing concerns, including rent. Mortgage delinquency and foreclosure services can also be provided too.

St. Vincent de Paul Society
Address: 8014 State Rd 52, Hudson, FL 34667.
Main phone number (727) 819-5170
Runs several social service programs, including housing and rental assistance, for families in Pasco County.




Pasco County Housing Authority
Location is 13931 7th Street, Dade City, FL 33525. Call (352) 567-0848
The agency has low-income section 8 homes or apartments for rent, information on emergency vouchers, home buying services and other aid. A supportive housing program provides financial assistance for rent, grant money and utility deposits, including to single mothers and seniors in Pasco County FL.

Referrals to housing and social services
Residents can get information on local rent assistance programs, case management, and government benefits from the Pasco County Customer Service. The service is free to callers. Single people, low-income families, the disabled and anyone can learn about emergency financial help (including for rent), human services, government benefits and more. Call 727-847-2411

The Salvation Army Corps & Community Center
Address: 7745 Ridge Rd, Port Richey, FL 34668. Phone: (727) 815-8539
Emergency financial help, including for housing (rent, utilities, etc.) is offered. There is also transitional housing, motel or hotel vouchers, case management for low-income tenants and more. More on Salvation Army Pasco County.

Community Development Division of Pasco County
8610 Galen Wilson Blvd, Port Richey, FL 34668. Telephone number - (727) 834-3445 or 727-834-3447
Low to moderate income housing, apartments and homes are a focus. There will be ESG grants as part of the federal funded Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program as well as section 8 vouchers. This can provide a number of housing resources, including funds for rent, security deposits, moving costs, and more. The goal is to help lower income people become self-sufficient, so they can also access credit counseling and similar self-sufficiency services.


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