IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING RENT ASSISTANCE

Progress Residential is committed to helping our residents stay in their homes.

To date, Progress has…

  • Helped thousands of residents secure more than $111 million in rental assistance and other forms of financial assistance.
  • Provided over 47,000 payment plans to residents facing financial challenges. 
  • Created a dedicated team focused on assisting residents with securing rental assistance funds.
  • Declined to report adverse payment history to credit bureaus.
  • Partnered with Esusu to provide positive rent reporting to credit bureaus to help residents build their credit and improve their financial wellness.

 

If you’re falling behind on your rent payments due to the pandemic, we’re here to help. There are numerous federal, state, local, and third-party programs available that can provide financial assistance and additional support to you. These programs have already helped more than 2,000 Progress households.

We’ve compiled a list of many of those resources on this page and do our best to keep it updated regularly. While we’re unable determine whether you’ll qualify for any of the programs, we strongly encourage you to apply and we want to help you stay current on your rent.

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to discuss payment options. Again, in this time of uncertainty, we are here to help you stay in your Progress home.

Please note: This is not a complete list and Progress Residential does not endorse these organizations. Programs may be subject to change at any time without notice. There may also be local resources available to you that are not listed here. For questions regarding these programs, please contact the specific organization directly.



Government Benefits

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
State and local organizations are distributing federal rental assistance in their communities.
https://www.consumerfinance.gov

Unemployment
Recently unemployed residents should visit the Department of Labor website to see what benefits they may be eligible for https://www.dol.gov/general/location

Disability, Workers Comp & Family Leave
Residents may be able to apply for wage replacement if they become ill with COVID-19 or are caring for a sick family member.

For information on federal disability, please check with the Social Security Administration - https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/disability/
Disability Laws vary from state to state, so please check your state for more information as well.

Disaster relief
Residents can check their eligibility for Disaster Unemployment Assistance
https://www.benefits.gov/benefit/597

State Social Services
For a comprehensive list of local resources that may be available to you, please visit
http://www.211.org/

Housing
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) may be able to provide more information and guidance on applying for assistance  https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/spm/gmomgmt/grantsinfo

Small Businesses
If you own a small business and are impacted by COVID-19, you may be able to received assistance through the U.S. Small Business Administration 
https://www.sba.gov/blog/covid-19-resources-small-businesses


State and Local Resources

Many of the states in which we operate have rent assistance programs or funding to help residents in need.

Quick Links:

ALABAMA

Birmingham
https://www.birminghamal.gov/covidrent

ARIZONA

Maricopa County 
Arizona Department of Housing – Eviction Prevention Assistance
https://housing.az.gov/general-public/rental-assistance-resources-eviction-prevention
AZCEND
https://azcend.org/nas/
City of Glendale
https://www.glendaleaz.com/live/city_services/citizen_assistance_programs/crisis_assistance_programs
City of Peoria
https://www.peoriaaz.gov/government/departments/neighborhood-and-human-services/community-assistance
City of Phoenix
https://www.phoenix.gov/humanservices/rental-assistance
https://www.phoenix.gov/humanservices/programs/emergency
City of Tempe
https://www.tempe.gov/government/human-services/housing-services
City of Tolleson
https://www.tolleson.az.gov/676/CARES-ACT-Rental-Assistance-Program

Tempe Community Action Agency
https://tempeaction.org/what-we-do/emergency-rent-and-utility-assistance.html

Pinal County
Pinal County
www.pinalcountyaz.gov

Tucson Area

City of Tucson
https://www.tucsonaz.gov/hcd/rent-help
Pima County
https://www.pimaep.com/

COLORADO

Denver
https://www.denvergov.org/Government/Agencies-Departments-Offices/Agencies-Departments-Offices-Directory/Department-of-Housing-Stability/Resident-Resources/Rent-and-Utility-Assistance


FLORIDA

Daytona Beach
https://www.volusia.org/services/community-services/community-assistance/emergency-rental-assistance.stml

Jacksonville Area
Northeast Florida Community Action Agency
http://www.nfcaa.org/
United Way
https://unitedwaynefl.org/
The Salvation Army
https://salvationarmyflorida.org/jacksonville-ac/

Miami Area
Broward County
https://www.broward.org/CARES/Pages/default.aspx
Palm Beach County Community Services
https://www.rentalassistancepbc.org/

Orlando Area
Orange County Eviction Diversion Program
https://www.orangecountyfl.net/EmergencySafety/Coronavirus/Coronavirus-ResidentResources.aspx
Seminole County Community Services Department
https://www.seminolecountyfl.gov/cares/individual-assistance.stml

Sarasota Area
Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice
https://catholiccharitiesdov.org/charities/catholic-charities-sarasota-manatee-counties/ 
https://catholiccharitiesdov.org/charities/catholic-charities-collier-county/
Manatee Cares
https://www.mymanatee.org/departments/redevelopment___economic_opportunity/community_development/manatee_cares
Salvation Army
https://salvationarmyflorida.org/naples/
Sarasota County
https://www.scgov.net/government/planning-and-development-services/office-of-housing-and-community-development
St Vincent De Paul Naples
https://svdpnaples.org/assistance-services/

Tampa Area
Catholic Charities
https://www.ccdosp.org/financial-assistance-pinellas-county/
Hillsborough County
https://www.hillsboroughcounty.org/en/residents/social-services/financial-assistance/action-folder/apply-for-rental-assistance
Metropolitan Ministries
https://www.metromin.org/


GEORGIA

Atlanta Area
Cobb County Homesavers
https://cobbhomesaver.org/renters/
Fulton County
https://www.fultoncountyga.gov/renthelp
Midtown Assistance Center
https://midtownassistancecenter.org/
NAACP DeKalb County
https://naacpdekalb.org/covid-assistance-program/
Partnership for Community Action
https://pcaction.org/get-support/family-support-and-emergency-services/
United Way
https://relief.uwga.org/
United Way of Greater Atlanta
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/united-way-of-greater-atlanta-31763858399
United Way
https://relief.uwga.org/

Savannah Area
The City of Savannah and Chatham County CARES
https://uwce.org/savannahcares/

Additional Resources
The following organizations in Atlanta, Decatur, and DeKalb County may be offering assistance with rent, rental deposits, and food: St. Vincent de Paul GeorgiaDecatur Emergency Assistance MinistryDecatur Cooperative MinistryHope Atlanta


ILLINOIS

Chicago
https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/doh/provdrs/renters/svcs/emergency-rental-assistance-program.html

INDIANA

City of Indianapolis
https://indyrent.org/
Family Promise of Hendricks County
https://www.co.hendricks.in.us/egov/documents/1590667740_69125.pdf
Idiana Housing and Community Development Authority
https://www.in.gov/ihcda/4073.htm

KENTUCKY

Louisville
https://louisvilleky.gov/government/resilience-and-community-services/utility-and-rental-assistance

MARYLAND

Baltimore
https://www.bmorechildren.com/eviction-prevention-program

MISSISSIPPI

Desoto Area
Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice, Inc.
https://catholiccharitiesdov.org/charities/catholic-charities-desoto-county/
Don't MISS Out
https://mississippi.org/mrap/#:~:text=Mississippi%20Rental%20Assistance%20Grant%20Program%20(MRAP)&text=This%20program%20provides%20grants%20to,as%20of%20November%2015%2C%202020

MISSOURI

Kansas City
https://www.kcmo.gov/city-hall/housing/emergency-rental-and-utilities-assistance

St. Louis
https://www.stlouis-mo.gov/emergency-assistance/index.cfm

NEVADA

Statewide
Nevada Housing Division
https://housing.nv.gov/Resources/COVID-19/Renter_Assistance/

Clark County
CHAP Program
https://chap.clarkcountynv.gov/
City of Las Vegas
https://lasvegastga.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Rental-Mortgage-Assistance-Community-Resources.pdf
Nevada 211
https://www.nevada211.org/


NEW JERSEY

Catholic Charities
https://catholiccharitiescamden.org/housing/
Greater Bergen Community Action
https://www.greaterbergen.org/homelessness-prevention
God Squad Inc.
http://www.belmonthomesnj.org/services.html
Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties
https://www.jfsatlantic.org/services/covid-19-resources


NORTH CAROLINA

Charlotte Area
Cabarrus County Resources
https://www.cabarruscounty.us/Community-and-Public-Safety/Assistance-and-Benefits/Housing-and-Rent
COVID-19 Mortgage and Rent Relief
https://rampcharmeck.com/
HOPE
https://nc211.org/hope/
Mecklenburg County
Crisis Assistance Ministry
Rent Assistance in Gastonia
https://www.rentassistance.us/ci/nc-gastonia
Union County
https://www.unioncountync.gov/government/departments-a-e/community-support-outreach/crisis-emergency-assistance 

Raleigh Area
HOPE
https://nc211.org/hope/
Wake County
https://covid19.wakegov.com/assistance/


SOUTH CAROLINA

Statewide
South Carolina Stay
http://scstay.org/
SC Housing
https://schousing.com/Home/SC-Stay-Plus

Spartanburg Area
Piedmont Community Action
https://pcasp.org/covid-19-updates/
The Salvation Army
https://www.salvationarmycarolinas.org/spartanburg/

Charleston
https://charlestoncounty.org/erap/

Columbia
https://www.richlandcountysc.gov/ERA

TENNESSEE

Memphis Area
Artist Emergency Fund
https://www.artsmemphis.org/artist-emergency-fund
Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice, Inc.
https://catholiccharitiesdov.org/charities/catholic-charities-desoto-county/
Catholic Social Services Sacred Heart Southern Missions Ministry Of Tate County
(662) 342-3180
Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA)
https://www.mifa.org/applyonline
Ramp
https://ms-ramp.com/
Shelby County Government
https://www.shelbycountytn.gov/3638/RESPONSE-TO-COVID-19#:~:text=Call%20MLGW's%20billing%20office%20at,at%20901-527-0208.
Shelby County CSA
https://shelbycountycsa.org/images/pdf/Fillable_Completed_CEAP_App.pdf
Tennessee Human Services
https://www.tn.gov/humanservices/news/2020/3/25/financial-aid-available-for-certain-families-that-lost-employment-due-to-covid-19.html
Tennessee State Courts
https://www.tncourts.gov/Eviction%20Resources
Welcome Home Memphis
http://home901.org/covid-resources/

Nashville Area – Davidson County
Conexion Americas (in Spanish)
https://www.conexionamericas.org/asistencia2021/
Hope Station
https://www.hopestationtn.org/Covid19-resources/
Metropolitan Development & Housing Agency
http://www.nashville-mdha.org/emergency-housing-assistance-program/
Mid Cumberland Community Action Agency
https://www.midcumberland.org/
Nashville Government - Metro Action Commission
https://www.nashville.gov/Metro-Action-Commission.aspx
Wilson County
https://wilsoncountyhelpcenter.org/

Williamson County
Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency
https://www.midcumberland.org/


TEXAS

Visit Texas’ Department of Housing for help locating rent assistance providers in your area.

Statewide
https://texasrentrelief.com/

Dallas Area
Residents in Dallas should check here for resources.
Catholic Charities
https://www.ccdallas.org/covid-19-impact/
Collin County
https://www.collincountytx.gov/cares/Pages/CollinCARESHousing.aspx
Dallas County
https://www.dallascounty.org/departments/dchhs/ehap-2021.php
Ellis County Homeless Coalition
https://elliscountyhomeless.com/?page_id=7269
Operation Blessing
https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/operation_blessing_of_johnson.html
Rockwall County Helping Hands
https://rockwallhelpinghands.com/
Salvation Army
https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/johnson_county_assistance_prog.html
Tarrant County
https://access.tarrantcounty.com/en/domestic-relations-office/child-support/additional-resources/housing-and-rental-assistance.html
United Way
https://www.unitedwaydenton.org/news/covid-relief-recovery-eviction-prevention-program-resumes  

El Paso Area
City of El Paso
https://www.elpasotexas.gov/community-and-human-development/human-services/community-assistance-programs/Endeavors
endeavors.org
EP Rent Help Program
https://www.eprenthelp.org/
 

Houston Area
Harris County
https://csd.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/Rental-Assistance.aspx
https://www.houstonharrishelp.org/ 
United Way
http://referral.unitedwayhouston.org/MatchList.aspx?k;;0;;N;0;0;Rent%20Payment%20Assistance

UTAH

Salt Lake City
https://slco.org/covid-19/rental-assistance/

WASHINGTON D.C.

Metro
https://dc.gov/page/rental-assistance

Charitable and Nonprofit Resources

Charities such as Salvation Army and United Way are raising disaster recovery funds which help connect those affected to food, healthcare, and housing resources. Additionally, you may be able to receive assistance from the following organizations:

Utilities Assistance
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ocs/low-income-home-energy-assistance-program-liheap
Modest Needs https://www.modestneeds.org/

Food Assistance organizations
Feeding America https://www.feedingamerica.org/need-help-find-food
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) https://www.fns.usda.gov/wic
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program

Assistance with Food, Housing, and More
Community Action Partnership https://communityactionpartnership.com/
Volunteers of America https://www.voa.org/housing
Gradient Gives Back Foundation https://gradientgivesback.com/foundation
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul https://www.svdpusa.org/
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ofa/programs/temporary-assistance-needy-families-tanf

Medical Costs Assistance
The HealthWell Foundation  https://www.healthwellfoundation.org/
National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics (NAFC) https://nafcclinics.org/