Open Hearth’s Rental Assistance Program

Open Hearth’s Goal Achievement Program (GAP) is their homelessness prevention program that provides short-term, decreasing level rent payment assistance to those who are at risk of becoming homeless due to an unforeseen, short-term financial crisis. 

Thanks to the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation, they have an additional pool of funds to help those impacted by COVID-19 to keep them stably housed during this health and economic crisis.

Eligibility: 

  • Renter residing in Northern Chester County or Western Montgomery County
  • Must have an active lease agreement
  • Must have a source of income or guarantee of imminent income (this could be a layoff letter or an unemployment compensation letter) – proof of income for entire household from past 30 days required

Eligibility Screening

Contact Housing Programs Manager – Rebecca Rush – at (610) 792-9282 x. 207 or rrush@openhearthinc.org

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