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Emergency Rent and Utilities

The Emergency Rent and Utilities (ERU) Program is designed to provide housing stability to low- and moderate-income Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, residents at risk of eviction and/or homelessness as a result of COVID-19. 

This program is an expansion of services offered through Your Way Home, a public-private partnership that has helped end and prevent homelessness for Montgomery County residents since 2014.

To be eligible for the ERU Program, a household must meet the following requirements:

  • Household must reside in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, at the time of application, AND
  • One or more individuals in the household qualified for unemployment benefits or experienced a reduction in household income, incurred significant costs, or experienced other financial hardship directly or indirectly due to the COVID-19 pandemic since March 2020, AND
  • Household must be at or below 80% of Area Median Income at the time of application. 80% Area Median Income is as follows:

    1 person household: $52,950
    2 persons household: $60,500
    3 persons household: $68,050
    4 persons household: $75,600
    5 persons household: $81,650
    6 persons household: $87,700
    7 persons household: $93,750
    8 persons household: $99,800

To apply for assistance, download and complete the ERU Application and Checklist (listed under "Files" below). Return your completed application and required documentation to:

Family Services
Attn: ERU
3125 Ridge Pike
Eagleville, PA 19403
Fax: 610-630-4003

If you have questions or need assistance with the application, contact us at 610-630-2111 ext. 235 or ERU@fsmontco.org.

Please note: We are currently experiencing a high volume of applications. We do our best to return all calls/emails within 3-to-5 business days. We appreciate your understanding.