Emergency Rental Assistance Program - Lancaster County Housing & Redevelopment Authorities
Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program assists families struggling to make rental and utility (electric, water/sewer and trash, natural gas/propane/oil) payments.
28 Penn Square
Suite 200
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: * Must be a Lancaster County resident who is unable to pay due to a loss of income (loss of job or reduction in hours), loss of unemployment or other financial hardship related to Covid-19
* Must demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
* Assistance is available for households that are low to median income. Click here for Lancaser County Income Limits
Hours: Appointment not required
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, 8:00am to 4:30pm; Tuesday, 8:00am to 6:30pm; Friday, 8:00am to 12:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (717) 509-3101 Helpline M-F, 8-5
  • (717) 590-3101 Helpline M-F, 8-5
Intake Procedure: Click here for eligibility and to apply online
Individuals who do not have access to a computer can call designated community locations near them to schedule an appointment for assistance.

The person(s) that has the obligation must apply, the other person(s) would be counted as part of the household.
Languages Spoken: Application will be available in additional languages.
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Rent Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Water Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
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Emergency Rental Assistance Program - Lancaster County Housing & Redevelopment Authorities
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