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Rental assistance programs Williamson County Tennessee

Tenants facing evictions or the homeless in Williamson County can get assistance paying their rent, grants to help with housing costs, or even money to pay a security deposits. Several non-profit organizations, charities, churches and government agencies help the less income stay in their home or apartment. Get help with rent near you in Williamson County TN.

A goal is to help people with a disability, seniors, and single mothers among others. While immediate direct financial help for paying back rent or other costs (such as energy bills) is limited, there are agencies that can assist. Include free lawyers in Franklin for tenants as well as section 8 in Tennessee or no-wait list housing that is affordable.

Applicants will need to meet each non-profit or charities age, income, disabled/senior citizen, etc. criteria. The organizations tend to focus their emergency rent payment help as well as other housing assistance on a small group of people. Some of the charities will also focus homeless prevention on families with children, including single mothers or fathers in the Franklin Tennessee area.

When an agency does have funds to help with the rent, sometimes they may provide a short term, no interest loan. Or they may refer the applicant to some other regional Williamson County Tennessee organization, or even direct them to a place in the city of Nashville for rental assistance.

Places that help with rent in Williamson County and Franklin TN

GraceWorks Ministries, Inc.
The charity is at 104 Southeast Parkway, Franklin, TN 37064. Main phone number - (615) 794-9055
Qualified low-income families with an eviction or pay or quit notice can apply for rent help. There is priority to the disabled, elderly, and exceptional circumstances. One-time rental assistance is only for Williamson County residents. More on GraceWorks assistance programs.

Salvation Army
(615) 837-2444
The nearest one to Williamson county is in Nashville, but it also supports the county. Homeless prevention resources range from transitional housing and shelter to funds for rent, job placement, and energy bills. Free hotel vouchers for the homeless are also offered.




Section 8 Vouchers – The Franklin and Williamson County Housing Authority
Location of the PHA - 200 Spring St., Franklin, Tennessee 37064. Call (615) 794-1247
This is the regional public housing authority (PHA). This means they run the federal government funded section 8 housing choice voucher program (HVC) which can pay some of the rent on an income subsidized home. They also help families in poverty with other housing matters by issuing loans, referrals to security or utility deposit assistance, and other aid..

The Well Outreach
Address is 5306 Main St, Spring Hill, TN 37174. Phone: (615) 302-9355
The non-profit only help residents of Spring Hill or Thompson Station. Energy bill assistance (for tenants to stop an eviction) as well as rent help is available.

MCCAA or Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency Williamson County
Location is 129 W. Fowlkes St., Franklin, Tennessee 37064. Call (615) 742-1113
There is an emergency Family Service Program at the government backed non-profit. When funds are available, the money may assist with some of the rent payment due. Other housing assistance ranges from LIHEAO - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program to referrals to grant programs, budgeting, and rapid rehousing or homeless prevention from ESG.

Legal Aid Society of Middle Tennessee, Franklin, and the Cumberland
Primary Address: 1321 Murfreesboro Pike suite 400, Nashville, TN 37217
For intake or an appointment, dial (615) 244-6610
There are free lawyers that help tenants that have an eviction notice. They cal also assist low-income families in Williamson County TN apply for benefits, such as rent subsidized section 8 apartments, vouchers and more.

Metro Social Services
Call (615) 862-6400 or 615.862.6444
This agency coordinates homeless prevention, rental assistance programs, and other resources in the region. Referrals are provided to low-income families and others in need.

Bridges Domestic Violence Center
Confidential location in Williamson County. Franklin, TN based in 37065. Call (615) 599-5777
Women, children, and even males escaping from DV can use this homeless shelter.





Tennessee Cancer Coalition
Rent assistance is only for women with breast cancer. The office is at 106 Mission Court, Franklin, TN 37067. Call (615) 377-8777
Emergency financial help, including for rent, is for women, single moms, or even teens with cancer. Other support is offered too.

The View CRC Community Resource Coalition
Only struggling families, or people, in Fairview TN are supported. Address is 7208 Grammar Drive, Fairview, TN 37062. Dial (615) 266-2491
Everything from rent assistance in the form of grants to money for utilities is provided to tenants. There is also credit repair, budgeting, and referrals to low-cost housing.

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