Rent & Utility Assistance

Community Care

Providing emergency funding for rent or utilities, to help clients weather a temporary crisis and prevent homelessness.

KCMO Rent, Utility, & Mortgage Assistance

3031 Holmes St.
Kansas City, MO 64109

A limited number of paper applications for 1 month rent/utility assistance or water fund are distributed from the front desk on the 15th of each month. Assistance is limited to ONE month of rent/utility and KC Water Funds assistance only currently. Applications for more than one month of assistance are served in limited capacity currently, through the online application below.  

Clay County Children’s Services Fund Rent and Utility Assistance for Homeless Households

1100 NE Vivion Road
Kansas City, MO 64118

Household must live in Clay County, MO AND have children age 19 and younger in the household. Assistance is targeted to households experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. Subject to funding availability.

Johnson County, KS Rent, Utility & Prescription Assistance

MLM has limited funds available for at-risk and homeless households for rent/utility/mortgage/hotel for residents of Johnson County, KS. Assistance with prescription medications, eyeglasses, dental, and other medical supplies is currently available, subject to income guidelines. Contact us at 816.285.3141 with questions.

Wyandotte County, KS Rent, Utility & Mortgage Assistance and COVID-19 Rent / Mortgage / Utility Assistance

722 Reynolds Avenue
Kansas City, KS 66101

Accepting walk-in applications on Wednesdays from 9:00am-11:00am and the 2nd Monday of the month. Currently prioritizing households impacted by COVID-19. Must live in Wyandotte County, KS. Subject to funding availability. Call 913-342-8333 to learn more.

Online Application: Online applications are currently full. Please check back after March 1, 2023.

Northland Rent, Utility & Mortgage Assistance

1100 NE Vivion Road – Food Pantry Entrance
Kansas City, MO 64118

Paper applications for one month of general rent, utility and/or mortgage assistance may be picked up in person Monday-Friday, 10-12 or 1-3, or call 816-454-5295 for an appointment for a paper application. Subject to fund availability. 

Northland Homelessness Prevention Assistance

1100 NE Vivion Road
Kansas City, MO 64118

Households at-risk of homelessness in Clay & Platte Counties, with income below 30% of AMI, may be eligible for up to 6 months of rent/utility arrears assistance and/or current rent to keep them stably housed, or financial assistance to move into a more habitable unit. Households must opt-into monthly participation in homelessness prevention case management.

Online applications are currently full. Please check back after March 1, 2023. 

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