Help Paying Rent In Indiana

Help Paying Rent Guide In Indiana

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 Indiana, 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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Indiana Statistics

  • Population 6,376,792
  • Number of cities 36
  • Assitance Resources 33

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Division of Community Development - FORT WAYNE

200 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne, IN - 46802

Salvation Army of Southern Indiana - Rent Assistance

1345 Corydon Ramsey Road, Corydon, IN - 47112

My Salvation Army Corps. - Elkhart

300 North Main Street, Elkhart, IN - 46516

Jeffersonville Township Trustee - Rent Assistance

632 East Court Avenue, Jeffersonville, IN - 47130

Department of Planning and Development - HAMMOND

5925 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, IN - 46320

Family Promise of Hendricks County

238 N Vine St, Plainfield, IN - 46168

Salvation Army of Southern Indiana Clarksville Rent Assistance

528 N Little League Boulevard, Clarksville, IN - 47129

Community Services Department - IN STATE PROGRAM

30 South Meridian, Indianapolis, IN - 46204

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church - Rent Assistance

1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany, IN - 47150

Muncie Mission Ministries, Inc.

1725 S Liberty St., Muncie, IN - 47307