Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Disaster Specific Rent Assistance

Code: TH-2900.6500-200

Programs that offer cash subsidies which enable low-income individuals and families whose homes or apartments have become uninhabitable due to a major disaster or large-scale emergency to obtain alternative housing which may include accommodation in a hotel, motel or rental housing unit. Rent assistance may also be available to individuals who have experienced a localized incident such as a house fire that has made them temporarily homeless.

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