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Rental assistance in St. Tammany Parish.

Find how to get emergency rental assistance and housing programs in St. Tammany Parish. Low-income families and people facing eviction can get help. Locate grants to pay back rent or a security deposit, or find details on section 8 vouchers, free lawyers to stop an eviction and other support. Locate rent assistance programs near you in St. Tammany Parish below, including the cities of Slidell and Covington.

There are several government organizations, non-profit agencies, churches and charities that focus on helping the families with children including single moms, seniors, and others. Programs are targeted at low income, the unemployed and renters who are struggling with their bills. Many of the housing and rent assistance programs may even be able to help people find a new more affordable home or no wait list apartment to move into in the St. Tammany Parish area. Also look into these resources in order to get help with paying security deposits and even first month rent.

Most locations in the parish do have limited funding available. Many will also have a waiting list, especially for section 8 vouchers or a free motel room. Since funding and resources are so limited, St. Tammany Parish individuals or families who are applying for help will usually need to have an eviction notice.

Places that help pay rent in St. Tammany Parish and assist with security deposits

Caring Center of Slidell is a homeless shelter for single parent families, women, single mothers and children. However people who stay there may also be able to receive case management and other immediate emergency assistance, including information on permanent housing opportunities. Location is 1020 Stadium Dr., Slidell, Louisiana 70460. Phone 985-646-1368..

Catholic Charities can offer qualified lower income families and individuals a number of financial assistance programs as well as social services. Cash assistance may be available for rent, utilities, and other housing costs. They also run a community home at the location.

The St. Tammany Parish parish also helps women facing DV as well as immigrants, with housing and other needs including furniture. Location is 62269 Airport Road, Slidell, Louisiana 70460. Telephone number is 985-641-4914 or (504) 523-3755 or (985) 641-4195.




  • The Emergency Shelter Program, also run by Catholic Charities, is offered in the wider community to provide assistance to help move individuals/families from homelessness to self sufficiency. Among other resources from the program, it offers emergency shelter to permanent housing. Another partner organization is Hispanic Apostolate Catholic Charities (dial (504) 310-6873). This group can address emergency needs, including housing. Much more is available for the low income and working poor in Louisiana as well.

Covington Housing Authority runs the section 8 voucher program for St. Tammany Parish. HUD HCV vouchers can be issued that can help pay a portion of your rent. There are income subsidized apartments, emergency section 8, home buying solutions and more. Address is 303 W 33 Street, Covington, Louisiana 70433. Call 985-898-0345

  • Housing Authority of the City of Slidell is another section 8 application site. The address is 1250 Martin Luther King Drive, Slidell, LA 70458. They also operate public housing. Read more on section 8 Louisiana.

Rouquette Lodge offers help to seniors in the form of housing and affordable apartments. The non-profit also works closely with Catholic Charities on income based units for older people. Location is 4300 Highway 22, Mandeville, Louisiana, call 985-626-5217.

Safe Harbor of Covington (call (985) 626-5740) offer assistance and homeless shelter for victims of domestic violence. Also get information on legal support, rent programs, transitional apartments, and more in an effort to get resettled.

St. Tammany Parish and SE Louisiana Free Legal Services is a volunteer, non-profit driven law firm. Low-income and/or senior citizens who rent an apartment, that are facing discrimination or eviction, can get free legal aid. Lawyers and staff fight evictions, assist renters in housing court and offer other services. Call (504) 529-1000.

Salvation Army social services help Slidell and qualified St. Tammany Parish families. Emergency housing or shelters, rent money, case management and more is offered. Both vouchers and grant money may be offered and learn more on Salvation Army rent assistance St. Tammany Parish.

Travelers Aid Society of GNO may be able to assist individuals on the verge of eviction/homelessness. Emergency transportation is given too. The Crisis-Intervention/Case Management Program they run may also be able to assist people who are currently homeless. Look into emergency financial and rent assistance.





The agency may also have basic needs support services. Clients of the program may also receive vouchers for shelter, housing and energy assistance, a place to store their belongings, and more. The parish Travelers Aid also provides day shelter respite services for the homeless. To learn more call (504) 586-0010 or (504) 658-2944.


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