Assistance Programs & Grants

Rental Assistance Programs:

If you are in need of emergency rental assistance, there are organizations in Philadelphia that may be able to provide financial aid.


Philadelphia Office of Supportive Housing (OSH)

Emergency Assistance Response Unit

5252 North 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19141

(215) 685-9087

http://www.phila.gov/osh


Emergency Shelter Assistance Program

Pennsylvania Department of Human Services

801 Market St, 5th Fl, Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 560-1976

http://www.dhs.pa.gov/


Utility Assistance Programs

If the utility bill is the tenant’s obligation and you are behind in your payments call the following agencies to see whether they can assist you: