Help Paying Rent In Connecticut

Help Paying Rent Guide In Connecticut

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

Choose from our list of cities below to find Emergency Rental Assistance in Connecticut

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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 Connecticut, 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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Connecticut Statistics

  • Population 3,501,252
  • Number of cities 27
  • Assitance Resources 47

New Listings

Friendship Service Center Of New Britain

241-249 Arch St. , New Britain, CT - 00605

City of Norwich - Human Services

80 Broadway , Norwich, CT - 06360

Enfield Housing Assistance Program - Rent Assistance Program

153 Hazard Avenue, Enfield, CT - 06082

Windham Area Interfaith Ministry

866 Main St. , Willimantic, CT - 06226

Salvation Army Meriden Corps

23 Saint Casimir Drive, Meriden, CT - 06450

Action For Bridgeport Community Development

1070 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT - 06604

Association Of Religious Communities

325 Main St. , Danbury, CT - 06810

Breast Cancer Emergency Aid Fund

P.O.Box 616 , Westport, CT - 06881