Washington, DC Rent Assistance

Are you having trouble making your Rent?

There are non profits, churches, and government sources in Washington, District Of Columbia to help you pay your bills.

Our list below provides
- Non Profit grant assistance
- Financial resources for help that most people do not know about
- Government programs you can qualify for today.
- Covid 19 rental relief programs (depends on availability of funds)


If you would like to see only District of Columbia County resources, visit: District of Columbia County Rent Assistance

Latest List for Washington, DC

Coalition For The Homeless, Inc.

1234 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC - 20005
(202) 347-8870
The Coalition for the homeless offers assistance to those who are or are at risk of becoming homeless. They provide a variety of services and programs each with its own set of eligibility requirements. If you would like to obtain more information on programs and services that may be available..

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Washington DC Salvation Army

2626 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC - 20037
(202) 756-2600
Social services, emergency assistance, and homeless outreach services (Grate Patrol) are located at our facility in Northeast Washington DC. Locations. Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday Services Provided: Eviction Prevention (rental or mortgage assistance)    Uti..

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District of Columbia Housing Authority

1133 N. Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC - 20002
(202) 535-1000
District of Columbia Housing Authority offers rental assistance to those that qualify through the management of Low Rent Housing and the areas Housing Choice Voucher Program - Section 8. These programs are income based and the eligibility guidelines are set by HUD. There may be waiting lists for t..

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Marshall Heights Community Development Organization

3939 Benning Road, NE
Washington, DC - 20019
(202) 396-1200
Marshall Heights Community Development Organization offers assistance to those in need through a variety of programs and services. Among services offered is their Emergency Services. This program offers help when funding allows with needs such as rent or mortgage and utilities. Applicants mu..

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Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place

4713 Wisconsin Ave, NW
Washington, DC - 20016
(202) 364-1419
Community Council for the Homeless at Friendship Place offers a variety of services to those who currently are or are at risk of becoming homeless. Among these services are their Veterans First and Veterans Initiative programs. These programs offer services to help veterans facing homelessness t..

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Catholic Charities - Southeast Family Center

2812 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE
Washington, DC - 20020
(202) 338-3100
We have funding to assist low-income District residents facing housing emergencies. The program provides funding for overdue rent if a qualified household is facing eviction (including late costs and court fees). The program also support security deposits and first month's rent for residents mov..

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East River Family Strengthening Collaborative, Inc - Short Term Crisis Support

3917 Minnesota Avenue, NE
Washington, DC - 20019
(202) 397-7300
East River Family Strengthening Collaborative offers assistance to those who are in the process of being investigated by the child welfare system. This assistance can be in the form of rental or utility payment assistance. Assistance is offered for up to 30 days during the families investigati..

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Change Inc - Emergency Services

1413 Park Rd NW
Washington, DC - 20010
(202) 387-3725
Change Inc - Emergency Services offers a variety of services those in need within the community.  They provide Emergency Services to those who qualify to help with needs such as rental assistance. Information and referrals are also provided to help with applicants other needs that can not ..

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Disabled Veterans National Foundation - State Emergency Relief (Ser)

1020 Nineteenth Street NW
Washington, DC - 20036
(202) 737-0522
Serving district of columbia only provides financial assistance for military personnel families/veterans..

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Housing Counseling Services

2410 17th Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC - 20009
(202) 667-7006
Housing Counseling Services is one of the areas agencies that receives funding from the D.C. Department of Human Service to provide assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.  This program is aimed at offering help to those who are or are currently at risk of becoming hom..

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Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative, Inc - Central Office

2041 MLK Jr Ave, SE, Suite 304
Washington, DC - 20020
(202) 889-1425
Far Southeast Family Strengthening Collaborative offers a variety of programs and services to the community. Among these services are their Short Term Crisis assistance and the Rapid Housing Program. These services are offered to those who qualify when funds are available. The Rapid Housing Pr..

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Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative - Main Office

200 K Street, NW
Washington, DC - 20018
(202) 832-9400
Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative partners with other local agencies to provide services to those who are currently or are at risk of becoming homeless. This partnership offers services through the Family Services division of EBFSC. Services may include those such as Case Manageme..

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Temporary Financial Assistance - The American Legion - Kenneth H. Nash Post 8 - District of Columbia

224 D Street, S.E.
Washington, DC - 20003
(202) 543-9163
The American Legion offers assistance through their Temporary Financial Assistance Program. This program is available to those that qualify and are approved. The program is administered through the National Office however applicants are screened on a local or Post level. The applicants needs a..

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Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative - Edgewood Terrace Family Support Program

611 Edgewood St., NE, Suite 106
Washington, DC - 20017
(202) 832-9400
Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative partners with other local agencies to provide services to those who are currently or are at risk of becoming homeless. This partnership offers services through the Family Services division of EBFSC. Services may include those such as Case Management ..

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Cities in District Of Columbia

How it Works

Rent Assistance lists thousands of local agencies and non-profit organizations that can help you pay your rent or assist with financial resources.

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Contact Your Local Housing Authority

ontact the agency using the preferred method of contact listed on the page or following the instructions listed. Some agencies require that you register online on their website or that you call.

Apply for assistance

Once you have been deemed eligible for a program prepare the necessary documentation for submission. All agencies are different and provide different types of assistance.