Housing and Utility Assistance Programs and Resources Are Available To Those In Need
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How Can Relief Benefits Help You?
We understand that in trying times it’s very difficult to stay on top of the costs of keeping a roof over yours and your family’s heads. Whether you own a home, are paying off a mortgage, or are currently renting – Relief Benefits is here to help you!
Housing prices are soaring, especially when you account for utilities in addition to your rent or mortgage payments. There is so much information out there that can help you reduce the financial burdens that come with housing and utilities in the current state of the U.S. economy.
Housing Assistance FAQ:
Below are some of the common, most frequently asked questions regarding Housing Help and Utilities Assistance that have been asked by our members:
Do You Still Pay Utilities If You Own a Home?
Yes, when you own a home you still have to pay for home utilities expenses. While owning a home allows for your money to not disappear into a landlord’s pocket, it still comes with its costs, just like renters. This can include electricity, natural gas, trash pickup, water & sewer charges, and more. Additional costs can include costs of your telephone, internet, etc.
Luckily, Relief Benefits Offers a Wide Variety of Resources to its Members That Can Help You Reduce These Costs, and Help You Save on Utilities.Qualify Now
Should Home Repairs be Addressed Quickly?
YES, absolutely! There are many repairs and housing improvements you can make on your home in order to save on utilities. Your heating and cooling bill can be reduced tremendously if you address poor insolation in your home. Faulty thermostats and water heaters, or leaky faucets can also play a huge role in decreasing the costs of your utilities.
Relief Benefits Offers a Wide Range of Home Repair Resources for Renters, and Both Current & Future Homeowners to its Members.Qualify Now
How Do I Find Affordable Housing?
In addition to the many resources and programs offered to Relief Benefits Members, we also offer vast information and directories regarding affordable, or low-income housing. The most common of these topics is Subsidized Housing, How to Get Help Paying Rent, Public Housing Agencies, How to Identify and/or Complain about Housing Discrimination, Your Local HUD Office, Housing Choice Voucher Programs (formerly known as or referred to as Section 8), and much more.
You Can View These Directories Plus Much More Information Regarding Housing Resources Provided in Relief Benefits by Becoming a Member Today.Qualify Now
What Determines Eligibility for Housing and Utilities Assistance?
It really depends on your local housing agency, as they are the final deciders on these requirements. Many common qualifications include, but are not limited to:
– Yours or your family’s annual gross income.
– Your family’s size.
– If you are elderly / a senior, a veteran, or disabled.
– Other local factors.
This, and much more information that can be beneficial to you regarding housing and utilities is available to you on Relief Benefits.Qualify Now
Access Benefits and Programs for U.S. Citizens
Review Available Benefits Categories Below
Automotive HelpLow-income individuals and welfare recipients may be able to qualify for transportation assistance from the federal government or non-profits. These programs can help pay for car repairs, provide auto loans, purchase new cars, transmission repair, and other needed work.
Examples of Automotive Help Programs
- New Car Program for Those in Need
- Bad Credit Auto Loans
- Extended Auto Warranties
- Job Access and Reverse Commute
- Disability Transportation
Debt and Credit AssistanceYou may be eligible for programs that can settle outstanding credit card debt, medical expenses, student loans and more. Also learn how to repair your credit and get access to your free credit score. Check Eligibility to see what programs could help you and your family.
Examples of Debt and Credit Assistance Programs
- Consumer Advocacy Groups
- Lines of Credit Programs
- Credit Card Debt Settlement
- Credit Repair and Legal Help
- Free Credit Report Access
Discounts and FreebiesYou may be eligible for programs that save hardship victims with discounts, free samples and more. Organizations offer discounts and freebies to those in needs examples include; payment plans, grab free meals, learn languages and watch films for free.
Examples of Discounts and Freebie Programs
- Samples, Freebies and Free Services
- Discounts for Household Items and Apparel
- Payment Plans and Lines of Credit
- Low Income Assistance Programs
- Prescription Savings and Discount Cards
Education ProgramsYou may be eligible for programs with recognized educational experts, respected instructors, and relevant, applicable course content, with exceptional online degree programs tailored to fit your lifestyle. Details about Grants, Financial Aid, Scholarships and More.
Examples of Education Programs
- Financial Aid Programs
- Grants and Scholarship Programs
- State, Government and Private Funding
- Online and In Campus Schooling
- Certifications, Specialized Programs and More
Employment HelpYou may be able to get help finding employment by using tools that can help you assess your career objectives and find resources that help you in your job search. This includes, but is not limited to; career advancement education, secondary job placement, work at home opportunities.
Examples of Employment Help Programs
- Career Advancement Courses
- Resume Helper Services
- Unemployment and Disability Help
- Job Placement Programs
- Temporary Placement Finder
Food and Shopping ProgramsDiscounts, Shopping, Cooking, & Meal Planning with Food and Nutrition Service - Programs and Services. Find information on the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), which administers the Federal food and nutrition assistance programs such as SNAP.
Examples of Food and Shopping Programs
- Federal Food Assistance Programs
- Food Bank Directories
- Free Government Surplus Food
- Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Discounts or Grocery, Apparel and Services
Government AssistanceGet information on government programs that may help you pay for food, housing, health care, and other basic living expenses. Find out about eligibility requirements for programs like food stamps, welfare, and Medicaid, and how to apply for them.
Examples of Government Assistance Programs
- Financial Assistance and Support
- Government Foreclosure Assistance
- Government Sponsored Welfare Programs
- Disability Assistance and Aid
- Telephone Assistance Programs
Health CareYou may be eligible for programs that can provide health insurance discounts and specialized programs. Additional services that help pay for your medical costs and other medical expenses. You can also get home care, nursing home care, and waiver benefits.
Examples of Health Care Programs
- Discounted Medical Insurance
- Medical Bill Settlement
- State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program (SPAP)
- Patient Assistance Programs
- Prescription Savings and Discount Cards
Housing and UtilitiesYou may be eligible for housing programs that can help you find and pay for affordable housing or help you keep your home. There are also home repair programs that can help you fix critical and safety issues found in your home or help pay for your household utilities (e.g. heating, cooling, and phone).
Examples of Housing and Utilities Programs
- HUD and Section 8 Housing Programs
- Home Repair and Renovation Programs
- Foreclosure Prevention & Assistance
- Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
- Reverse Mortgage Counseling
Income AssistanceYou may be eligible several low-income assistance programs. You can find programs that can help with paying your rent, utility bills, mortgage, or provide foreclosure assistance. Other services can help with medical bills or related expenses, and much more.
Examples of Income Assistance Programs
- Personal Loans up to $25,000
- Low Income Housing Programs
- Utility Help and Assistance
- Job Placement and Secondary Income
- Grants and Financial Aid Details