Rental Assistance

Catholic Charities of Central Florida
1771 N Semoran Blvd
Orlando, Florida 32807
Call the non-profit charity at (407) 658-1818 or 407-658-0999
Numerous social services are offered in partnership with other churches. They offer Family Assistance, help for paying rent or basic utilities and other aid. All services are by appointment only.

Christian Services of Orange County and Central Florida – Housing programs are available, including for rent or mortgage assistance. They may also coordinate shelters and meals. Some low income families may be provided a loan to pay any back rent expenses due. Call 407-425-2523. More on Christian Services rent help in Orange County.

Metro-Orlando Urban League – Numerous housing and tenant counseling services are offered. Dial 407-841-7654. This may include referrals for emergency rental assistance or eviction prevention programs. Mortgage help and foreclosure prevention is offered too.

Orange County Human Services – Offers government benefits and solutions. This may include section 8 housing vouchers, emergency, one time crisis aid for rent, and more. Telephone number is 407-836-6500.
Central Florida Salvation Army Centers offer shelter, transitional housing, and limited amounts of financial aid. They can also help single parents, the disabled, and victims of domestic violence. Some emergency, one time help for rent or energy bills may be offered.

  • Orange County and Orlando, call 407-423-8581
  • Seminole County, telephone number is 407-322-2642
  • Osceola regional location is at 407-931-4343

Jewish Family Services
Main address is 2100 Lee Rd
Winter Park, FL 32789
(407) 644-7593
They may be able to provide no interest loans and financing for housing needs, including rent or deposits. Clients will be enrolled into self-sufficiency as well.

American Red Cross can help with disasters. This will be for people impacted by fires, floods, hurricanes and more. They also partner with other groups and charities, such as the Salvation Army. Shelters, food, and basic needs can be met. Call 407-894-4141.

Orlando Housing Authority
390 N. Bumby Avenue
Orlando, Florida, 32826
For information, dial (407) 895-3300
May also have information on government subsidized housing, HUD vouchers, and home buying programs.

Orange County Miracle of Love is located at 741 West Colonial Drive in Orlando. They run the Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS, or H.O.P.W.A.. Funds can help with rent/mortgage/utilities or other housing assistance. Dial (407) 843-1760.

Heart of Florida United Way
Location is 1940 Traylor Boulevard
Orlando, Florida 32804
For intake, dial (407) 835-0900
Grants or loans from EEG can help those with an eviction notice or the currently homeless. Emergency rental assistance and case management is available. The goal is to help people gain housing stability.

Salvation Army

416 W. Colonial Drive


The Salvation Army Social service programs provide relief to thousands of individuals and families in need of food, clothing, shelter, financial assistance, as well as spiritual and emotional counseling. Appointments are scheduled 2 weeks in advance to those who qualify. You must be a resident of Orange County for at least 1 year, and if you have received assistance from another agency within the past 3 months it is possible you will not qualify.

Anew Foundation, Inc.

1350 N. Orange Ave

Winter Park, FL 32789


Grants and loans to help with expenses such as housing, medical or treatment expenses to at risk families and individuals and also substance abusers seeking to change their lives who have a financial need. Grants are not required to be repaid but can be contributed in volunteer hours. Loans are required for partial or full payment, however, have no interest.

Citizen Resource & Outreach Division
Crisis Assistance Program
2100 E Michigan ST
Orlando, FL 32806


Financial assistance with rent, lot rent, mortgage and utilities – electric, gas, water, heating oil

Hands of Central Florida

1707 Orlando Central Pkwy #350


United Way

Economic Relief Fund


Community Charities

1771 N. Semoran Blvd, Orlando, FL


Financial assistance with rent, lot rent, mortgage and utilities – electric, gas, water, heating oil

Seminole County Community Assistance Program

534 W. Lake Mary Blvd, Sanford, FL


Financial assistance with rent, lot rent, mortgage and utilities – electric, gas, water, heating oil

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