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Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA)

PHA develops, acquires, leases and operates affordable housing for city residents with limited incomes- 215-684-4000

Philly Tenant Resource

PhillyTenant is an amazing resource for tenet rights in Philadelphia. Click for dozens of resources and here for the Resource Guide.

Emergency Rental Assistance Program for 2021. Apply NOW

Helps people who have lost income because of COVID-19 pay their rent. It makes payments directly to your landlord. Go to to see if you are eligible. Click here for more info in Spanish

PA Housing Finance Agency

Help finding affordable homes to buy/rent; help with debt and foreclosure prevention; free financial counseling and more. Go to or call 1.855.827.3466

Affordable Housing Online

Search by zip code various affordable housing programs. Click here for info

Women’s Community Revitalization Project

WCRP helps low-income women by providing affordable housing options, neighborhood resources,supportive services for women and their families. Go to or call
215.627.5550 for info.


Philadelphia Council for Community Advancement (PCCA)

PCCA, as a HUD-certified Housing Counseling Agency, has been providing free housing counseling services to the Philadelphia region since 1979.
PCCA provides confidential one-on-one mortgage delinquency negotiations, money management and budgeting, first time homebuyer counseling and education, financial literacy education, and, other housing-related programs. Call 215-567-7803

Habitat for Humanity

Offers a home ownership program for low-income individuals and families. 1829 N 19th Street. 215-765-6000.

Achieveability Housing

ACHIEVEability works to permanently break the cycle of poverty by helping, formerly homeless, low-income, single-parent families have what they need to pursue higher education and achieve self-sufficiency via supportive services, community and economic development, housing and accountability. To become a client or to get more information, please call 215-748-8800.

Homeless Prevention Program

If you are at risk of becoming homeless, there is help. Click below for info.

Housing Counseling Agencies for Philadelphia

Housing counseling agencies help families navigate the financial issues related to housing. They help with the home-buying process, credit repair, foreclosure prevention and more. Click here for a location near you.


Housing Counseling Program of Intercultural Family Services, Inc.

Program that encourages and assists participants to become homeowners and to enhance their home management skills. First time buyers ONLY- 4225 Chestnut Street- 215-386-1298 press 2

Save Your Home Philly Hotline

Help for homeowners with mortgage deliquencies, foreclosures, and predatory loans. Call 215-334-4663 for help.

Philadelphia Fair Housing Commission

Advocates for fairness in rental property relationships. For tenants only – 215-686-4670

Tenant Union Representative Network (TURN)

Counseling for landlord/tenant disputes- rental assistance- tenant rights-21 South 12th St, Suite 1100.-215-940-3900-

Office of Housing and Community Development Housing Guide

The Housing Resource Guide includes information on:

  • homeownership
  • rental assistance emergency shelter
  • home repair
  • utility assistance and
  • other programs

offered by the City of Philadelphia and other public agencies. It also answers the most frequently asked questions about housing and housing-related issues.

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