Emergency Rent (one-time assistance)

Emergency rent assistance is temporary, time-limited rent assistance that prevents individuals from being evicted and becoming homeless. Individuals with low or very low incomes who cannot afford market rent should be referred for housing with shallow or deep rent subsidies.

See the Resource Search Form to search by jurisdiction and type of service.

Alexandria, VA Senior Rent Relief Program

Cash grants of up to $6000 per year to low-income renters 65 or older or renters who are permanently and totally disabled.

Alexandrians InVolved Ecumenically (ALIVE, Inc.)

ALIVE, Inc. provides monetary assistance to Alexandria City residents for rent, utilities, medical expenses and other emergency needs.  Mattresses, beds, tables, chairs, sofas, chests, and other furniture. Food assistance.

Arlington Department of Human Services (DHS)

Arlington Department of Human Services (DHS) provides emergency assistance of up to $500 for rent or utility expenses.

Arlington THRIVE's Daily Emergency Fund

Same-day, one-time emergency assistance to Arlington residents who find themselves in a financial crisis.

Catholic Charities

Prevention of homelessness and cut-off of essential utilities.

Emergency Support Services (ESS) Unit of Loudoun County Government

Emergency and supportive assistance to residents of Loudoun County.

First AME Church of Manassas

Grants and financial assistance for utility cutoff notices and eviction notices.

Flexible Funds

A state funding source for people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities moving to housing with a lease in their own name.

Foundation for Appropriate and Immediate Temporary Help (FAITH)

Limited emergency financial assistance.

Herndon-Reston FISH

Limited emergency financial assistance, financial education workshops.

Homeless Intervention Program (HIP)

Rental payments, security deposits, mortgage assistance.

Housing and Community Services of Northern Virginia (HCNV)

Limited, one-time financial assistance toward emergency rent, security deposits, educational workshops that promote self-sufficiency.