Housing and Rental Assistance

Patricia Reaves, our Rent Relief Supervisor, lets renters and landlords know that we’re here to help them when it comes to applying for Rent Relief. Call us at (401) 378-3162. READ MORE


  • Renter’s Fact Sheet by Housing Network RI – Know your rights as a renter.
  • Safe Harbor Rental Assistance from United Way RI – an eviction diversion initiative designed to help Rhode Island landlords and tenants resolve disputes over late or unpaid rent.  Our CHWs worked with residents to distribute $96,708 to 34 families. The Safe Harbor program, funded with Federal CARES Act dollars, has depleted its funds.
  • West Elmwood Housing Assistance Program – Residents living in 02907 can apply for rental and grocery assistance.


Rhode Island has received $200 million in rent relief funds from the federal Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program. This program will provide rental and utility relief payments to help eligible renters maintain housing stability.

Apply online for Rent Relief through RentReliefRI