Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Are you struggling to pay your rent or utilities? If you need help paying your rent and/or your utility bills, you may be able to get money to pay for those expenses through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Assistance is available to those who rent for unpaid bills owed on or after March 13, 2020.
ERAP can help eligible households pay rent and other bills that keep families in their home with working utilities. ERAP can help pay for:
Any person responsible for paying rent can apply for ERAP. Your landlord does not have to participate for you to get help.
ERAP can also help if you are experiencing homelessness and need assistance getting housing. ERAP can help eligible people pay for:
Visit www.COMPASS.state.pa.us. You will be able to submit your application through COMPASS or, if your county is not participating in the COMPASS application, you will be automatically directed to your county’s application process.
For more information about the program including income limits, how to apply, and local county contacts, or to access a printable application, visit the DHS ERAP webpage.
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You may also download and print the application below and bring it into WCHS.