August 09, 2021

Lehigh Valley: Apply for Emergency Rental Assistance

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is accepting applications through September 2022. The purpose of ERAP is to provide assistance to renters, landlords and utility providers who have been affected by the pandemic and economic insecurity. Under the program guidelines, eligible households may apply for assistance, with funding paid directly to the landlord or utility provider.

How and where to apply if you reside in the Lehigh Valley:

Lehigh County
Those who reside in Lehigh County, apply online through Catholic Charities HERE.
For more information, contact:
Catholic Charities Diocese of Allentown
900 S. Woodward Street Allentown, PA 18103
ERAP@allentowndiocese.org

Northampton County
  • Those who reside in the City of Easton, contact: Project of Easton, 610-258-1100, ext. 13.
  • Those who reside in the City of 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, call: Easton Area Neighborhood Center, 610-253-4253.
  • Those who reside in all other municipalities of Northampton County call: Third Street Alliance, 610-438-1244.
Carbon County
Those who reside in Carbon County, apply online through Catholic Charities HERE.
For more information, contact:
Catholic Charities Diocese of Allentown
900 S. Woodward Street Allentown, PA 18103
ERAP@allentowndiocese.org

* This information was provided by Senator Lisa Boscola's office and by State Rep. Doyle Heffley.