Who Can Help Pay Rent?

  • Onondaga County DSS *Must Financially Qualify*
    Go in person to the DSS Office with your cover sheet and proof of income

    2nd Floor, 421 Montgomery Street, Syracuse
    Call 315-435-2700 for more information
    - Payment of Back Rent to Avoid Eviction
    - Payment of Security Deposit of First Month's Rent for a New Apartment
    - Moving Allowance: Payment of a rental of van, possibly even help by a mover
    - Emergency Storage: Provides payment to store personal belongings for 30 days
  • Catholic Charities of Onondaga County 
    May provide first month rent, last month rent or security deposit & help finding an apartment
    Call 315-378-4054 x23
    Walk-ins welcome at 262 East Onondaga Street, Syracuse
  • The Salvation Army 
    May provide first month rent, security deposit
    Call 315-479-3626
  • Veteran Housing Assistance (Provided by Catholic Charities)
    Call 315-378-4054 x10
    Email SSVF@ccoc.us