Before You Apply

Renters and landlords need to submit supporting documents with their applications. Have those ready before getting started. There is a time limit once you begin the application process and you won’t be able to save as you go. Call 412-248-0021 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. or email for help at any time!

For Renters/Lessees:

Required

  • Income - Verification of your income for two months prior to the application date. See Source of Income (coming soon).
  • Proof of Residency - A document to verify residency at your current address such as a gas bill, canceled check, I.D. or pay stub (if you submitted a pay stub for income verification, there is no need to include twice).
  • Lease confirmation – A copy of your written lease. Renters with an oral lease are still eligible to participate.

Either/Or

There are different supporting documents required depending on your life situation. Read closely to determine which applies to you.

Employment

  • If you’re getting unemployment or were approved for it before March 1, 2020, please submit proof of your unemployment letter OR
  • If you have not been approved for unemployment or you started getting it after March 1, 2020, submit proof of your income for two months prior to your application date AND provide proof of income from January 1 2020 to March 1, 2020.

Lease

  • If you have a written lease, please submit a copy of it.

For Landlords:

  • Ownership documentation for each rental unit. Acceptable proof of ownership documents include, but are not limited to a copy of the deed, sales contract, most recent property tax receipt, a copy of the mortgage, or proof of homeowner’s/hazard insurance from the most recent year.
  • A lease agreement for each renter
  • Required payment information to receive the disbursement of CARES funds

Apply

For renters/lessees:

  1. Complete and submit your application online now! (Preferred. We will do our best to get to all applications promptly, but online submissions will be processed most quickly.) OR
    Download and complete the Lessee Household Certification/Renter Application with supporting documentation

  2. Contact your landlord to complete the following (2) application documents:
    Landlord Application
    Landlord Property Certification

For landlords:

  1. Complete and submit your application online now! (Preferred. We will do our best to get to all applications promptly, but online submissions will be processed most quickly.) OR Download and complete the following (2) application documents:
    Landlord Application
    Landlord Property Certification

  2. Contact your tenant(s) to download and complete the Lessee Household Certification/Renter Application with supporting documentation

Submit

Online

Renters/lessees – Complete and submit your application online now!
Landlords – Complete and submit your application online now!
We will do our best to get to all applications promptly, but online submissions will be processed most quickly.


Mail

Allegheny County Economic Development
CARES Rent Relief Program Application (must include on the envelope)
Chatham One, Suite 900
112 Washington Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Drop off

Drop off your application between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Mon-Friday (except for holidays). Put it in the box labeled CARES Rent Relief Program Application near the security desk in the lobby of Chatham One.

FREE 10-minute parking is available in the One Chatham Center lot which is only accessible from Washington Place when headed towards 5th Ave. After Centre Ave, take the first right into what appears to be the Marriott parking lot then veer left to continue around the back of the building.

Directions

Need help filling out the application?

Sometimes it’s just easier to talk to someone who understands the application process. We’re happy to walk you through it and answer any questions.

ACTION HOUSING


412-248-0021


ahicaresrrp@actionhousing.org

Learn more about the CARES Rent Relief Program