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Housing and Rental Assistance
Provides rental assistance to eligible individuals experiencing a housing crisis.
18 West 9th Street
Erie, PA 16501
Eligibility: Individual affected by a housing crisis (homeless, renter being evicted, or loss of income due to Covid-19). Visit HERE for full eligibility requirements. Visit HERE for full eligibility requirements.
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (814) 459-4581 Main
  • (814) 459-4581 Main
  • (800) 683-7036 Toll-Free
  • (814) 456-0161 Fax
Intake Procedure: Must call Erie County Care Management (ECCM) at 814-528-0600 to be referred to GECAC Housing and Rental Assistance. Services can not be provided by calling GECAC directly. GECAC will contact clients in the order that referrals are received from ECCM.
Intake Requirements: All applicants must provide the following to GECAC:
1. A Referral Form from:
Erie County Care Management,
(1601 Sassafras Street,
Erie, PA 16502) 2. An eviction notice or complete a Homeless Certification form
3. Photo ID
4. Social Security Card for all members of a household
5. Letter from Social Security office
6. Verification of income for the last 30 days
7. A copy of current signed lease agreement (if facing eviction)
Facility/ADA access: Information not available
Fee Amounts: No fees apply
Geographical Area: Erie County
Languages Spoken: Clients using services are eligible for translators.
  • Rent Payment Assistance
  • Rental Deposit Assistance
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