The Rent Assistance Program is managed by the Freestore/Foodbank, Cincinnati, Ohio, CAIN in Northside, Jewish Family Service in Clifton, Santa Maria Community Services, Price Hill and the Westside, and the Welcome House Northern KY. This program grants money towards rental assistance, paid directly to the landlord, on a one-time basis. The purpose of this program is to provide emergency assistance to an individual or family to avoid eviction.

Download the form and present it to your leasing office. Then, submit, fax or email to each individual partner along with all required documentation. Rent Assistance Guidelines

Freestore Foodbank serves all the counties served by the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Apartment Association. Click here for referral form Freestore Foodbank

Welcome House of Northern Kentucky serves Boone, Kenton and Campbell counties in
Kentucky. Click here for referral form Welcome House NKY

CAIN (Churches Active In Northside) serves the 45223 area
Click here for referral form Churches Active In Northside

Jewish Family Service covers the Clifton area (45220)
Click here for referral form  Jewish Family Service

Santa Maria Community Services covers all of Price Hill and the West side.
Click here for referral form Santa Maria Community Services

Each of our partners have food pantries and offer other services that a prospective recipient may need in stabilizing their situation.

Below is a list of additional nonprofits, charities and government agencies that also offer emergency rent assistance.

Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority – 513-421-2642
Guardian Angels SVDP – 513-624-3147
Cincinnati Department of Community Development – 513-352-6264
Christ’s Community in College Hill – 513-541-0303
Mercy Franciscan at St. John – 513-981-5800
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church – 513-683-4244
Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati – 513-241-9400
Madisonville Education and Assistance Center – 513-271-5501
Caring Place of Ohio – 513-841-1499
Interparish Ministries – 513-561-3932
St. Vincent De Paul-Crisis Services – 513-562-8841
Northern Kentucky
Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission – 859-581-6607
Housing Development Department – 859-292-2188
United Ministries Inc – Erlanger – 859-727-0300
Shoulder to Shoulder Inc – Florence – 859-371-0444