Lancaster County, PA - Emergency Rental and Utility Assistance Program
The Lancaster County Rental Assistance Program is being established to provide rental and utility assistance to eligible households.
Program Start Date: March 8, 2021
Program End Date: September 30, 2022, unless otherwise extended.
Upon submission, applications will be sorted and filtered on a regular basis to meet the federal and local prioritization as established in the Program Guidelines. The application submission is not a first-come, first-serve or lottery-based process.
Applicant Eligibility-Screening and Document Review
Using the same account credentials, an applicant can log onto www.assistancecheck.com to update contact information, submit required documentation, and check the status of their initial submission.
Helpline - 717-590-3101
The Helpline will assist applicants, landlords, and utility companies with questions about the program and how to get computer access and assistance in providing necessary documentation for eligibility.
Proposed Days/Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm
Computer Access and Application Assistance
Along with a dedicated helpline, since the Program is an online computerized based platform, there will be locations throughout the County and City for residents with limited computer knowledge or limited or no computer access.
Applicants can call 2-1-1, the helpline, or directly to the location for hours and scheduling an appointment.