Community Action - Main Office
Community Action - Main Office - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Providing rent and utilities assistance for renters affected by COVID-19 after March 13, 2020.
Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
105 Grace Way
Punxsutawney, PA 15767
Eligibility: Household is below or at 80% of the area median income.
One or more individuals in household can demonstrate risk of homelessness or housing instability
One or more individuals in household qualified for unemployment benefits reduced income, significant costs, other financial hardship due directly/indirectly to COVID-19.
Hours: Call or email for more information.
Intake Requirements: Gather proper information before applying: Tenant information (name, address, SSN, contact information, expenses)
Amount owed, Utility company/landlord information
Intake Procedure: Apply on COMPASS
Call or email for more information.
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
* The community resource directory information is up to date to the best of our knowledge. However, you should always call the provider to confirm this information and make an appointment. Be sure to confirm payment information with the provider, if payment is required. Pennsylvania 211 does not rate, recommend or endorse any agency. We simply provide information as a public service.
Community Action - Main Office
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