Help Paying Rent In Georgia

Help Paying Rent Guide In Georgia

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

Top Tips

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 Georgia, 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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Georgia Statistics

  • Population 9,685,744
  • Number of cities 39
  • Assitance Resources 52

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AID Gwinnett, Inc.

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Salvation Army (Toccoa) (UWNEGA-Stephens)

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Link-Up Georgia-Lifeline Assistance Program

244 Washington Street, SW, Atlanta, GA - 30334

Georgia Department of Community Affairs (Athens)

1061 Dowdy Road, Athens, GA - 30606

Salvation Army - Elbert (HPRP)

262 North McIntosh Street, Elberton, GA - 30635

Department of Family & Child Services - Project Share (Morgan)

2005 North Main St., Madison, GA - 30650

St. Anne Community Outreach

2000 Kay Circle, Columbus, GA - 31907

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Georgia)

40 Marietta Street, Atlanta, GA - 30303

Community Helping Place

PO Box 712, Dahlonega, GA - 30533

The Center for Family Resources Inc

995 Roswell St NE, Marietta, GA - 30060