Berrien County DHS - Department of Human Services

Rent Assistance
Benton Harbor, MI
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401 Eighth Street
Benton Harbor, MI - 49023

(269) 934-2000 Click to call There are 2 comments. Scroll down to see the comments. Go To Website
About Berrien County DHS - Department of Human Services

Last-Modified: 2020-09-17 04:34:32

Services: moving expense assistance, rent payment assistance, rental deposit assistance. Relocation assistance may include providing money for rent, security deposits and moving expenses for individuals and families. Eligibility: Low income households with limited assets and one of the following circumstances: - Household is homeless, living in a shelter, car or on the street - Household is living temporarily with other persons following a fire or natural disaster that occurred within 60 days of application - Household is living with other persons to escape domestic violence - Court summons, order or judgment was issued which will result in household becoming homeless - Final written notice to vacate condemned housing from an authorized public agency is received - Household needs adequate housing to avoid a foster care placement or before child(ren) can return home from foster care - DHS specialist/services worker, with supervisory approval, determines the family must be relocated from unsafe housing for the protection of child(ren) Application process:Apply in person at local DHS office Documents required:- Proof of residence - Proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members - Proof of assets (cash in hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc.) - Birth certificates - Social Security cards for all permanent household members Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

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Anonymous - Jun 27, 2020

I was wondering if I can get help with rent and water bill for the month of July

Anonymous - Jul 12, 2020

Homeless do to cov 19 and on social security

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