Rental Assistance Program

The Rental Assistance Program (RAP) is an emergency housing initiative that exists to help prevent homelessness. Clients may apply for financial assistance to pay a security deposit, first month's rent, or rent delinquencies. Households with children may be eligible for up to $1000 within a 24 month period, while households without children may be eligible for $750 within a 24 month period, depending upon meeting program eligibility guidelines.

Basic Information

Community Progress Council
--For rental assistance program:
Phone Number
Fax Number
160 Roosevelt Ave, Suite 300, Third Floor
York, PA 17401
Geographical area(s) in which services are provided
York County

Program Information

Basic Living Resources
  • Housing resources/advice/advocacy
  • Health resources/advice/advocacy
  • For the Child (in schools, preschools, or other community setting)
  • Even Start Program

Additional Comments

The Community Progress Council offers a wide range of programs and services, including: case management services, a HeadStart program, an early headStart program, various types of emergency assistance (e.g., community centers that provide food and clothing assistance for low and moderate income families), a Foster Grandparents program, a Senior Employment program, and a WIC program (which provides healthy supplemental foods and nutritional services for pregnant women, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants and children under the age of five).