Important Information Regarding Rent Assistance
Progress Residential is committed to helping our residents stay in their homes.
To date, Progress has…
- Helped thousands of residents secure more than $111 million in rental assistance and other forms of financial assistance.
- Provided over 47,000 payment plans to residents facing financial challenges.
- Created a dedicated team focused on assisting residents with securing rental assistance funds.
- Declined to report adverse payment history to credit bureaus.
- Partnered with Esusu to provide positive rent reporting to credit bureaus to help residents build their credit and improve their financial wellness.
If you’re falling behind on your rent payments due to the pandemic, we’re here to help. There are numerous federal, state, local, and third-party programs available that can provide financial assistance and additional support to you. These programs have already helped more than 2,000 Progress households.
We’ve compiled a list of many of those resources on this page and do our best to keep it updated regularly. While we’re unable determine whether you’ll qualify for any of the programs, we strongly encourage you to apply and we want to help you stay current on your rent.
Please contact us if you have any questions or would like to discuss payment options. Again, in this time of uncertainty, we are here to help you stay in your Progress home.
Please note: This is not a complete list and Progress Residential does not endorse these organizations. Programs may be subject to change at any time without notice. There may also be local resources available to you that are not listed here. For questions regarding these programs, please contact the specific organization directly.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
State and local organizations are distributing federal rental assistance in their communities.
Recently unemployed residents should visit the Department of Labor website to see what benefits they may be eligible for https://www.dol.gov/general/location
Disability, Workers Comp & Family Leave
Residents may be able to apply for wage replacement if they become ill with COVID-19 or are caring for a sick family member.
For information on federal disability, please check with the Social Security Administration - https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/disability/
Disability Laws vary from state to state, so please check your state for more information as well.
Residents can check their eligibility for Disaster Unemployment Assistance
State Social Services
For a comprehensive list of local resources that may be available to you, please visit
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) may be able to provide more information and guidance on applying for assistance https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/spm/gmomgmt/grantsinfo
If you own a small business and are impacted by COVID-19, you may be able to received assistance through the U.S. Small Business Administration
State and Local Resources
Many of the states in which we operate have rent assistance programs or funding to help residents in need.
Arizona Department of Housing – Eviction Prevention Assistance
City of Glendale
City of Peoria
City of Phoenix
City of Tempe
City of Tolleson
Tempe Community Action Agency
Orange County Eviction Diversion Program
Seminole County Community Services Department
Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice
St Vincent De Paul Naples
Cobb County Homesavers
Midtown Assistance Center
NAACP DeKalb County
Partnership for Community Action
The City of Savannah and Chatham County CARES
The following organizations in Atlanta, Decatur, and DeKalb County may be offering assistance with rent, rental deposits, and food: St. Vincent de Paul Georgia, Decatur Emergency Assistance Ministry, Decatur Cooperative Ministry, Hope Atlanta
City of Indianapolis
Family Promise of Hendricks County
Idiana Housing and Community Development Authority
Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice, Inc.
Don't MISS Out
Nevada Housing Division
City of Las Vegas
Greater Bergen Community Action
God Squad Inc.
Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May Counties
Cabarrus County Resources
COVID-19 Mortgage and Rent Relief
Crisis Assistance Ministry
Rent Assistance in Gastonia
Piedmont Community Action
The Salvation Army
Artist Emergency Fund
Catholic Charities Diocese of Venice, Inc.
Catholic Social Services Sacred Heart Southern Missions Ministry Of Tate County
Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA)
Shelby County Government
Shelby County CSA
Tennessee Human Services
Tennessee State Courts
Welcome Home Memphis
Nashville Area – Davidson County
Conexion Americas (in Spanish)
Metropolitan Development & Housing Agency
Mid Cumberland Community Action Agency
Nashville Government - Metro Action Commission
Mid-Cumberland Community Action Agency
Visit Texas’ Department of Housing for help locating rent assistance providers in your area.
Residents in Dallas should check here for resources.
Ellis County Homeless Coalition
Rockwall County Helping Hands
El Paso Area
City of El Paso
EP Rent Help Program
Salt Lake City
Charitable and Nonprofit Resources
Charities such as Salvation Army and United Way are raising disaster recovery funds which help connect those affected to food, healthcare, and housing resources. Additionally, you may be able to receive assistance from the following organizations:
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ocs/low-income-home-energy-assistance-program-liheap
Modest Needs https://www.modestneeds.org/
Food Assistance organizations
Feeding America https://www.feedingamerica.org/need-help-find-food
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) https://www.fns.usda.gov/wic
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/supplemental-nutrition-assistance-program
Assistance with Food, Housing, and More
Community Action Partnership https://communityactionpartnership.com/
Volunteers of America https://www.voa.org/housing
Gradient Gives Back Foundation https://gradientgivesback.com/foundation
Society of Saint Vincent de Paul https://www.svdpusa.org/
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) https://www.acf.hhs.gov/ofa/programs/temporary-assistance-needy-families-tanf