IMPACT Community Action’s Hope Fund Rental Assistance – rental and utility assistance for households experiencing hardships caused by COVID-19.
Franklin County’s One-Time or Short-Term Assistance – One-time financial assistance to help in emergency situations.
Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) – Helps households prevent disruptions in energy service, restore disconnected services, and/or secure heating/cooling needs.
HEAP Winter Crisis Program - Helps income eligible Ohioans that are threatened with disconnection, have been disconnected, or have less than 25% supply of bulk fuel in their tank to maintain their utility service. (Must be a member of PIPP if consumer of PUCO regulated utility)
HEAP: Low Income Household Water Assistance Program - Helps income eligible households pay for water and wastewater/sewage bills.
Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus (PIPP) – Helps eligible Ohioans manage energy bills year-round by basing consistent payments on percentage of household income.
Impact Community Action – Emergency Assistance
Franklin County Disaster-Related Assistance with PRC – assistance available for eligible individuals who have sustained damage or losses as a result of a state-declared natural disaster or personal disaster (i.e., house fire, flood)
Community Shelter Board
Star House – Social service agency and drop-in center for Central Ohio youth ages 14-24
Huckleberry House – Crisis shelter for teens
The Ohio Housing Finance Agency -- offers down payment assistance, career-related interest rate discounts and other loan products to make buying a home or condo easier.
Ohio Housing Finance Agency – Down Payment Assistance -- Helps buyers with down payment and closing costs through offering of 30-year fixed rate conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA-RD government loans with wide income and purchase price limits. Designed to help homebuyers with low- and moderate-incomes.
OHFA’s “What to Expect Video” - https://youtu.be/XvhtbIpT-94 -- Process overview: This video covers the steps that lead to homeownership when you use the Ohio Housing Finance Agency