Offer debt advice from trained providers to tenants with unpaid, overdue rent to help repay debt and increase financial literacy
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Housing and Transit" and "Ensure access to housing"
Provide eligible low and very low income families with vouchers to help cover the costs of rental housing; also called Section 8
Provide rapid access to permanent housing and support (e.g., crisis intervention, needs assessment, case management), usually for chronically homeless individuals with persistent mental illness or substance abuse issues
Facilitate mediation between tenants and landlords to resolve conflict and prevent eviction
Provide legal representation for tenants with low incomes in eviction proceedings or offer limited legal assistance to prepare tenants to represent themselves in court
Transition families and individuals experiencing homelessness into permanent housing quickly, often with supports such as short-term financial assistance, case management, landlord negotiations, etc.
Provide permanent, basic rental housing with social services available onsite or by referral, usually for low income families, seniors, veterans, or people with disabilities