Rental assistance available in Philly, Delco for tenants and landlords impacted by COVID-19

The City of Philadelphia has announced PHLRentAssist Phase 4 of the City’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program is now open to landlords and tenants.

Phase 4 of the program helps people pay their rent and utilities who have experienced financial hardship because of COVID-19. Previous phases did not include utilities, only rent. PHDC, the City’s housing and community development non-profit, will continue to administer this program. Landlords and tenants can apply until funds run out. More information can be found on the city's website here


In the meantime, Delaware County launched its emergency rental assistance grant program.

Details about eligibility requirements and how to apply here.