The City of Philadelphia launched an emergency rental assistance program that is expected to keep at least 3,000 families in their homes. The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program will make rent payments for people who have lost income because of COVID-19.
Program information is available at PHLRentAssist.org. Renters may begin submitting applications on Tuesday, May 12 at 10 a.m. Applications must be submitted by Saturday, May 16, at 5 p.m. Renters who do not have access to the internet or a smart phone will be able to get program and application information by calling 3-1-1.