Help Paying Rent In Alabama

Help Paying Rent Guide In Alabama

Emergency Rental Assistance Programs include the government ERAP programs that provide financial assistance to help households pay for rent and utilities.

In addition to ERAPs, there are a number of other resources available to renters who are struggling to afford their rent. These resources include:

- Rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations
- State and local government programs
- Utility assistance programs

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When contacting a non-profit organization for rental assistance, be sure to ask about the following:

- Eligibility requirements: Who is eligible for rental assistance from the organization?
- Application process: How do you apply for rental assistance?
- Types of assistance offered: Does the organization offer one-time assistance, ongoing assistance, or both?
- How much assistance is offered: How much money can you receive in rental assistance?
- Other resources: Does the organization offer any other resources that may be helpful to you, such as food assistance, job training, or childcare assistance?

Qualification Information

To qualify for rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations in Alabama, you will typically need to meet the following criteria:

- You must be a renter who is struggling to afford your rent.
- You must have a household income below a certain level, which varies depending on the program.
- You may also need to meet other requirements, such as having a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN), or being a U.S. citizen or legal immigrant.

Some non-profit organizations may also have additional requirements, such as:
- You must have been evicted from your home in the past 90 days.
- You must have a disability.
- You must be a veteran.
- You must be a senior citizen.

To apply for a rental assistance program from a non-profit organization, you will typically need to complete an application and provide documentation of your income, assets, and household composition. You may also need to provide a copy of your lease agreement and proof of any financial hardship that you are experiencing.

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Alabama Statistics

  • Population 4,661,900
  • Number of cities 65
  • Assitance Resources 96

New Listings

Community Action Agency of Southern Alabama - Escambia County

3227 Pea Ridge Road , Brewton, AL - 36426

Community Action Agency of South Alabama - Clarke

133 Court Street, Grove Hill, AL - 36451

Acts of Kindness

111 Beasley Street , Andalusia, AL - 36420

Collat Jewish Family Services

3940 Montclair Road, , Birmingham, AL - 35233

Community Action Agency of South Alabama - Baldwin

26440 North Pollard Road, Daphne, AL - 36526

Organized Community Action Program, Inc.- Covington County

23952 Highway 55 Bypass , Andalusia, AL - 36420

Catholic Center of Concern - Etowah

612 Chestnut Street, Gadsden, AL - 35901

Jackson County Rent and Utility Assistance Community Action Partnership Scottsboro

27115 John T. Reid Parkway, Suite , Scottsboro, AL - 35769