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Assistance with Rent

Are you facing a housing emergency and don’t know where to turn? Housing Counseling Services (HCS) has resources to help! While government financial rental assistance resources are limited, these resources and services may help you prevent eviction, avoid homelessness, and access and stabilize housing:

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Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP): Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP): Effective October 1, 2023, residents may apply for ERAP at https://erap.dhs.dc.gov/. Residents with no or limited access to technology (computer, tablet, or Smart Phone) may call the ERAP Hotline at 202-507-6666 to get support in submitting applications or to follow-up on submissions. In the past year the Department of Human Services (DHS) received an influx of applications and closed the application portal in March 2023. To serve residents effectively and efficiently throughout the year, DHS will open the ERAP application portal on October 1, 2023, January 1, 2024, April 1, 2024, and July 1, 2024. DHS will close the portal once 3,500 applications are received in each quarter. Residents seeking emergency rental assistance are highly encouraged to note the above-mentioned dates and submit applications in a timely manner. Click DC DHS Rental Assistance Portal to learn more about documents needed to submit a complete application.

Government Resources for Tenants at Risk of Homelessness: DC residents with minor children who are experiencing homelessness or housing instability may contact the Virginia Williams Resource Center at 202-526-0017. Single individuals may access Project Reconnect at Project.Reconnect@dc.gov

Veterans: The HCS Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program offers veterans, who are homeless or at risk for homelessness, with case management and financial assistance with rent, utilities, and other necessities. Call 202-667-7366 or email ssvfprogram@housingetc.org.

Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA): The MHAP program is the entry portal for housing services for individuals living with HIV/AIDS. The MHAP Program provides eligible HIV+ individuals and their families with housing opportunities, case management and financial assistance for rent, mortgage, utilities, food, moving costs, and other necessities. Call 202-667-2681 or email mhap@housingetc.org.

Legal Resources: The Landlord Tenant Legal Assistance Network (LTLAN) provides FREE legal support to qualified DC residents. Call LTLAN at 202-780-2575 or go online to https://www.dcbar.org/pro-bono/free-legalhelp/help-for-individuals/housing-legal-assistance. For other legal support contact DC’s Office of the Tenant Advocate (OTA) at 202-719-6560. When facing eviction in court: seek legal support, attend all hearings, and there’s no need to run. Only US Marshalls are authorized to carry out evictions based upon court issued writs!

Tenant Rights: To discuss tenant rights when your building is being sold, dealing with poor conditions, and organizing a tenant association contact the HCS Tenant Services team at 202-900-9464 or tenants@housingetc.org.

Fair Housing Rights: For information about your fair housing rights and for help filing housing discrimination complaints contact the HCS Fair Housing team at 202-681-8386 or ronaldclarkson@housingetc.org.

Housing Counseling and Budgeting Help: The HCS RISE Program offers housing counseling to help tenants establish a budget that prioritizes rent payments, learn about options to reduce the risk of eviction, and help to negotiate a payment plan with your landlord. Contact us at rise@housingetc.org.

Achieve Stable Housing: Join HCS’ webinars to learn more about how to achieve stable housing:
Register for our Webinars at https://housingetc.org/webinar-registration or by calling 202-667-7606.

  • Tenant Rights and Resources Webinar – Learn how to protect yourself and sustain your housing.
  • Rental Housing Search Webinar – Learn ways to secure housing.
  • Money Matters/Financial Literacy Webinar – Learn about budgeting.
  • Inclusionary Zoning Orientation Webinar – Learn how to qualify for affordable IZ rentals.

For the latest information about these and other Housing Counseling Services’ programs, regularly come back and check other areas of our website at https://housingetc.org or send an email to info@housingetc.org.

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