Help Paying Rent In Delaware

Help Paying Rent Guide In Delaware

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 Delaware

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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 Delaware, 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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Delaware Statistics

  • Population 873,092
  • Number of cities 21
  • Assitance Resources 12

New Listings

Neighborhood House - Wilmington Office

1218 B Street, Wilmington, DE - 19801

Billy Cook Foundation

28 Polaris Dr, Newark, DE - 19711

Saint Helena's Parish Social Ministry - Rental Assistance

602 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE - 19809

Temporary Financial Assistance - The American Legion Department of Delaware

Delaware National Guard Armory 601 Bridgeville Hwy. (Rt. 13A), Seaford, DE - 19973

Catholic Charities - Basic Needs Program - Sussex County

406 South Bedford Street Suite 9, Georgetown, DE - 19947

Friends of Sussex County - Mercy Fund

PO Box 163, Lincoln, DE - 19960

Delaware State Housing Authority

18 The Green, Dover, DE - 19901

Christian Storehouse - Rent Assistance

330 E. Church St., Millsboro, DE - 19966