Category Archives: Government Assistance Programs

Government programs that help with bills like rent, utilities, medical, food, furniture, counseling etc.

Tax-Credit Apartments for Low-Income Residents

Tax-Credit Apartments & Income-Based Apartments.  The Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program makes the dream of affordable housing possible.  Qualified tenants pay lower than market rents by offering tax incentives to the apartment owners.  You may live in an upscale apartment development and not realize that people in your complex do not pay market rent.  The same apartment can… Read More »

Get Government Help to Repair or Replace Broken Heating Units

Heating Repair & Replacement Grant.  The Heating Repair Replacement Program is a grant that provides aid to low and moderate-income homeowners who need to have their heating systems repaired or replaced.  This refers to the primary heating system, water heaters, furnaces, etc.   This is one aspect of the government’s home weatherization program or LIHEAP.  In addition to assisting with… Read More »

Help for Grandparents Responsible for the Care of Grandchildren

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Resources.  More than ever grandparents are raising grandchildren because their children are unable to take care of their own children, because of addiction, incarceration, mental illness, death or other reasons.   According to the United State Census Bureau in 2014 more than 13 million children are living with their grandparents. Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Resources As of 2017,… Read More »