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Housing

"Decent, affordable housing should be a basic right for everybody in this country. The reason is simple: without stable shelter, everything else falls apart."

- Matthew Desmond

*For utility and rent/mortgage assistance, please find further resources under the Financial Assistance tab*

Website: www.nationalhomeless.org

Phone: 202-462-4822

This non-profit helps individuals facing eviction as well as the homeless community with access to shelter, short-term housing, and emergency grant programs.

Website: www.voa.org

Phone: 703-341-5000

This organization focuses primarily on homeless prevention by offering short-term shelter and housing.

Website: www.ywca.org

Phone: 202-467-0801

This organization provides women, their children, and other single parents with transitional housing.

Website: www.myenergycoop.com/operation-roundup/

Phone: 1-800-255-6815

This organization provides housing, rent, and utility bill assistance. 

Website: www.redcross.org

This organization provides housing to families impacted by hurricanes, fires, floods, and other natural disasters.

Website: www.canceradvocacy.org 

Phone: 877-NCCS-YES

This non-profit helps cancer patients with paying for everyday living expenses such as rent and utility bills.

Website: www.helpingahero.org

Phone: 888-786-9531

This organization provides housing to military personnel injured in war.

Website: www.debt.org
Phone: 1-866-842-3391

This non-profit organization provides help to people in need of housing and come out from mortgage payment and foreclosure risk.

Website: www.nul.org

Phone: 212-558-5300

This program assists underserved and the working poor gain access to affordable housing.

Website: www.nationalchurchresidences.org (click the "Contact" tab then scroll to the "Living Services" link to find available services in your specific location. 

Services are provided primarily to the elderly, but low-income apartments may be provided to any formerly homeless individuals, single parents, or the disabled.

Website: www.coabode.org

This charity connects single mothers with other mothers that can share on housing expenses, allowing both parties to share on rent, mortgage payments, utilities, and other basic housing needs.

Website: www.lutheranservices.org

Phone: 202-499-5836

This national non-profit charity provides programs such as housing. 

Website: www.ssa.gov

Phone: 1-800-772-1213

This program provides disability assistance through offering free housing to those disabled. 

Website: www.habitat.org

Phone: 1-800-422-4828

This organization provides assistance in finding homes and also provides free home repairs.

Website: www.nooneleft.org

Email: info@nooneleft.org

This organization provides emergency rent to Afghan and Iraq combat translators and their families resettled in the US. 

Website: www.neighborworks.org

Phone: 202-760-4000

This organization provides assistance to those unable to pay their mortgage and risk going into foreclosure.

Website: www.hud.gov (click on the "Find Shelter" tab to get the contact information for your specific location)

Part of the HUD program is to provide low-income families access to affordable housing through Section 8.

Website: www.mercyhousing.org (click on the "Find Housing" tab on their main page.

This charity provides apartments and units for low-income families and individuals. There are also homes dedicated to senior citizens, the disabled, veterans, or single parents.

Website: www.thesheltered.org

Phone: 937-325-8154

This charity offers temporary housing facilities to homeless individuals.

Website: www.loveinc.org

This charity provides access to a Clearinghouse, as well as housing and overdue utility bills.

Website: www.rebuildingtogether.org

Phone: 1-800-473-4229

This organization will provide free home repairs and modifications to homeowners in need of help, such as veterans, the disabled, senior citizens, working poor families with young children, and low-income individuals.

Website: www.projectsafe-wyo.com

Phone: 307-322-4794

This organization provides victims of domestic violence with obtaining housing and a wide variety of other services.

Website: www.transmentors.org

This organization provides a safe online space for transgendered adults and children to obtain safe housing and a wide variety of other services.

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