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- ACTION Housing
ACTION Housing empowers people to build more secure and self-sufficient lives through the provision of decent, affordable housing, essential supportive services, asset building programs, and educational and employment opportunities.
- Allegheny County Housing Authority
Subsidized Housing 412-355-8940, Section 8 412-355-8940
- Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh, (FHP) Inc.
The Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh, Inc. is a private, non-profit organization established in 1984 for the purpose of addressing fair housing issues in the Greater Pittsburgh area and assisting those who have been victims of housing discrimination. FHP’s mission is to eliminate housing discrimination and to promote fair housing in the Greater Pittsburgh area through collaborative undertakings in education, monitoring and research, legislative reform, testing and enforcement, and community involvement.
- Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh
Subsidized Housing 412-456-5000, Section 8 412-456-5111
- Housing Search Assistance PA HousingSearch
Provides a list of affordable rental housing, market-rate rental housing, age-restricted rental housing and accessible rental housing, including pictures, maps, eligibility requirements (if applicable) and information about nearby amenities such as hospitals and schools.
- Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
800-669-9777, TTY 800-927-9275
Their mission is to create equal housing opportunities for all persons living in America by administering laws that prohibit discrimination in housing on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, and familial status. HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity administers federal laws and establishes national policies that ensure all Americans have equal access to the housing of their choice.
- Open Hands Ministries
Located in the inner city Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Garfield and East Liberty, Open Hand Ministries is committed to promoting justice in our communities through homeownership. We serve our community by creating community, partnering with like-hearted organizations and individuals and other local support agencies in order to equip our families and community for success and homeownership.
- Mortgage Payment Assistance
- Action Housing – HEMAP
The Homeowner’s Emergency Mortgage Assistance Program (HEMAP) assists clients in applying to the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency for emergency financial assistance to cease foreclosure actions. Rental Payment Assistance
- Action Housing – HEMAP
- Rental Payment Assistance
- Department of Public Assistance, Emergency Shelter Assistance Fund
Provides financial assistance in order to prevent eviction or foreclosure, obtain permanent housing, or obtain temporary shelter. Consumers must be receiving public assistance benefits to qualify.
- Urban League, Housing Assistance Program
Prevents eviction, addresses homelessness, provides mediation services between tenants and their landlords and other creditors, assist families to find affordable, quality housing, and helps first time home buyers through the mortgage and purchasing process to enable them to own their own homes.
- United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
HUD provides lists of all the HUD-funded subsidized housing options available in Allegheny County. This list contains housing authority and private landlord (such as non-profit management programs) properties. Each property maintains its own waiting list.