Rent & Utility Assistance

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

Jackson County Rent, Utility, & Mortgage Assistance

3031 Holmes St.
Kansas City, MO 64109

Paper applications for 1 month rent assistance, or water fund assistance may be picked up from MLM the 15th of each month. Assistance is limited to ONE month of rent and KC Water Funds assistance only currently. Applications for more than one month of assistance are served in limited capacity currently.

Online Application: Online applications are currently full. Please check back after December 15, 2022.

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

1100 NE Vivion Road
Kansas City, MO 64118

By appointment only. 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. Call 816.285.3144 to learn more about CCCSF assistance. 

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 913-416-4419 with questions.

If you have been impacted by COVID and need multiple months of rent/utility assistance, please apply through Kansas Housing Resources Corporation.

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.

If you have been impacted by COVID and need multiple months of rent/utility assistance, please apply through Kansas Housing Resources Corporation.

Northland Rent, Utility & Mortgage Assistance

1100 NE Vivion Road
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. 

Applications for multiple months of rent/utility assistance for Clay/Platte County households impacted by COVID-19 may be completed through Missouri Housing Development Commission.

Northland Homelessness Prevention Assistance

1100 NE Vivion Road
Kansas City, MO 64118

Households at-risk of homelessness in Clay & Platte Counties, with income below 50% of AMI, may be eligible for up to 6 months of rent/utility arrears assistance and/or forward 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 on or around December 1, 2022.

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