Franklin Center
Franklin Center of Beaver County - Emergency Rental Assistance Program
The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides assistance to households that have experienced financial hardship and may be at risk of homelessness due to Covid-19. ERAP provides tenant households assistance with rental and utility costs to include arrearages and other related housing expenses.

Details about the requirements and a list of Frequently Asked Questions are available on the United States Department of the Treasury website.
524 Franklin Avenue
Aliquippa, PA 15001
Eligibility: Renter households that have income at or below 80 percent of the area median and in which at least one or more individuals living in the household:
  • Qualifies for unemployment or has experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19 AND
  • can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
    Website available 24/7.
    Phone/FAX Numbers
    • (724) 846-2000
    • (724) 378-2882 Main
    • (724) 650-8181 Fax
    Email Address: donate@franklincenter.org
    Intake Requirements:
  • Tenant head of household information - name, address, social security number, birthdate and contact information
  • Annual or monthly household income information for all household members over age 18 (including income from Employment, Unemployment Compensation, and other income sources)
  • Rental arrearage amount
  • Utility arrearage amount and service provider information
  • Landlord or property manager information
  • Intake Procedure: Paper copies of the application are available at Franklin Center. Please call to arrange to have one mailed to you or to pick one up in person.

    You can also apply through Compass at https://www.compass.state.pa.us/Compass.Web/RAP/Application and Franklin Center staff will contact you regarding the status of your application.
    Service Contact: ERAP@beavercountypa.gov
    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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