Bucks County Government
Bucks County - Emergency Rental Assistance (BERA) Program
The BERA Program provides a coordinated assistance program to eligible Bucks County tenants impacted by COVID-19. Both tenants and their landlords are encouraged to apply – either party can start the application. Landlords are able to apply and invite multiple tenants to participate in the program at one time.

Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
55 East Court Street
Doylestown, PA 18901
Eligibility: Tenants will be required to provide documentation of eligibility such as identification and income documentation. Landlords must submit a W-9 and, if there are rental arrears, a ledger/statement documenting what is owed.
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 9:00am - 6:00pm (subject to change)
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (215) 348-6000 Main
  • (888) 942-8257 Toll-Free
Email Address: webmaster@buckscounty.org
Intake Requirements: Visit the Emergency Rental Assistance (BERA) Page for information.
Intake Procedure: Note: the County is utilizing Neighborly Software for the online portal. Visit https://portal.neighborlysoftware.com/erap-buckscountypa/Participant and click on "Register" to begin the application process.

If you have questions regarding this application or need assistance in completing it, please call the BERA Helpline at 1-888-502-8257.
Services:
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Internet Service Payment Assistance
  • Internet Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Rent Payment Assistance
  • Rent Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Sewer Service Payment Assistance
  • Sewer Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Trash/Recycling Service Payment Assistance
  • Trash/Recycling Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
  • Water Service Payment Assistance
  • Water Service Payment Assistance * COVID-19
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