emergency rentAL assistance program
AS OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2022, COMMUNITY ACTION WILL NO LONGER ACCEPT
THE LAST DAY FOR TENANTS AND LANDLORDS TO SUBMIT ERAP APLICATIONS
WAS AUGUST 31, 2022.
Please refer to our resources list below.
Applications may be accepted in the future, if additional funding becomes available.
what happens after you apply?
Your completed application will be reviewed by Community Action's team to ensure eligibility as well as a payment amount for assistance, if you qualify.
You will be notified by email once your application is processed, and whether your application has been approved for payment.
Your application may take several weeks to process.
You will not be able to check the status of your application by telephone.
You may check the status of your application at any time by logging into your account on the portal.
900 S Woodward St, Allentown, PA 18103
144 N 8th St, Allentown, PA, 18101
Hispanic Center Lehigh Valley
520 E 4th St, Bethlehem, PA, 18015
Hispanic American Organization
426 W Walnut St, Allentown, PA, 18102
1346 Hamilton St, Allentown, PA, 18102
OATH (Operation Address the Homeless)
221 N 7th St, Allentown, PA, 18102
Conference of Churches
457 W Allen St, Allentown, PA, 18102
New Bethany Ministries
333 W 4th St, Bethlehem, PA, 18015
Third Street Alliance
41 N 3rd St, Easton, PA, 18042
Safe Harbor Easton
Bushkill Dr, Easton, PA, 18042
Greater Shiloh Church
403 Pastor Fred Davis St, Easton, PA, 18042
Caring Hearts Clothing Closets and More
(Free clothing for all ages, small household items, hygiene products)
Located inside Conference of Churches:
457 West Allen Street, Allentown and 7935 Route 873, Slatington
Tools 4 Success
(484) 426- 0274
555 Union Blvd, Allentown, PA
Northampton County Residents:
Those who reside in The City of Easton, contact: Project of Easton 610.258.1100 Ext. 13.
Those who reside in Bethlehem, Bethlehem Township, Hellertown, and Lower Saucon Township, contact: New Bethany Ministries 610.691.5602 Ext. 217.
Those who reside in The City of Easton as well as Glendon, West Easton, Wilson, and Williams Township, contact: Easton Area Neighborhood Center 610.253.4253.
Those who reside in all other municipalities of Northampton County contact: Third Street Alliance 610.438.1244.
Monroe County Residents:
Contact Pocono Mountains United Way at 570.517.3953 or click here.
Appeal requests must be made in writing and forwarded to:
Lehigh County Department of Community and Economic Development
17 South 7th Street
Allentown, PA 18101