City of Reading
Rental and Utility Assistance
* Provides rental assistance for residents that live within the City of Reading. Must have an eviction notice.
* Provides utility assistance for residents that live within the City of Reading. Must have shut off notice.
* Provides one time help for low-income homeowners with their water, sewer, trash and recycling bills. May receive one time a year - up to $150.00 in credit on the water, sewer, trash and recycling bills
815 Washington Street
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Rent and Utility Assistance: Income restrictions apply
Water Assistance Hardship Program: * Applicants must be a Reading Area Water Customer * Must be a homeowners, not tenants * Must meet certain income guidelines * Must be current on their existing bills
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (877) 727-3234 Citizen's Service Center
  • (610) 655-6141 Main
  • (877) 727-3234 Hotline
  • (610) 655-6262 Fax
  • (610) 655-6232 Other
Email Address: csc@readingpa.gov
Intake Procedure: Call office
Geographical Area: Berks, Reading
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Services:
  • Electric Service Payment Assistance
  • Gas Service Payment Assistance
  • Heating Fuel Payment Assistance
  • Internet Service Payment Assistance
  • Rent Payment Assistance
  • Telephone Service Payment Assistance
  • Trash/Recycling Service Payment Assistance
  • Water Service Payment Assistance
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City of Reading
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