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New Emergency Rental Assistance Available

Emergency rental assistance is available if you live in Allegheny County! Apply online Allegheny County Emergency Rental Assistance. If you don’t have reliable internet access at home, call ACTION-Housing to get help at 412-248-0021.


You may qualify if:

  1. At least one person who qualifies for unemployment, has lost income, or suffered financially due to COVID-19

  2. at least one person who is at risk of experiencing homelessness if they don’t get help

  3. you earn a total income below 80% of the Area Median Income for Allegheny County

What documents are needed to apply?

  • Unemployment determination letter

  • Lease agreement

  • Utility bills

  • Proof of income, like W2 forms, award letters, or paystubs

  • Proof of financial hardship, loss of income, or increased expenses due to COVID-19

How do I submit an application?

Applications must be submitted online, and you will be instructed to create a username and password so that your information will be saved. If you need assistance with the online application, call ACTION Housing at 412-248-0021.


Visit the website at https://covidrentrelief.alleghenycounty.us/ to learn more!


You can also view their list of frequently asked questions here: https://covidrentrelief.alleghenycounty.us/faqs/


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