Help Paying Rent In South Dakota

Help Paying Rent Guide In South Dakota

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 South Dakota, 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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South Dakota Statistics

  • Population 804,194
  • Number of cities 33
  • Assitance Resources 29

New Listings

Volunteers of America Dakotas- Veterans Per Diem

PO Box 89306, Sioux Falls, SD - 57109

Western Resources for Independent Living

405 E. Omaha Street, , Rapid City, SD - 57701

Huron Housing & Redevelopment Section 8 Program

255 Iowa Avenue Southeast, Huron, SD - 57350

Mitchell Area Safehouse

1809 N. Wisconsin Street, Mitchell, SD - 57301

Pathways Shelter for the Homeless

412 E 4th St, Yankton, SD - 57078

Inter-Lakes Community Action Partnership - Grant County

County Courthouse 210 East 5th Avenue, Milbank, SD - 57252

Mobridge Housing and Redevelopment Commission

202 1st Avenue E, Mobridge, SD - 57601