Common Housing FAQs
Renter, Landlord or Homeowner looking for Housing Resources?
Check out DHCD’s Housing Resource Guide
Are you feeling unsafe at home?
If you are experiencing relationship abuse, the Philadelphia Domestic Violence Hotline is available 24/7 for crisis intervention, safety planning, and resources – including safe haven and legal protections during the pandemic.
All calls are confidential, and translation services are available. 1-866-723-3014. For more information, visit WomenAgainstAbuse.org.
Are you facing health issues?
Philadelphia’s Health Centers accept walk-ins regardless of ability to pay, primary language or citizenship.
Do you have medical questions about COVID-19 coronavirus?
Please call 800-722-7112.
Are you a veteran in need of help?
Please visit the Veterans Multi-Service Center website or call 215-923-2600.
Are you worried about how you will pay your rent or getting evicted?
Go to the Philadelphia Eviction Prevention Program’s website PhillyTenant for up to date information for tenants, or call the Philly Tenant Hotline at 267-443-2500 to be connected to housing counseling or legal services.
Are you a homeowner concerned about foreclosure?
Please visit the SaveYourHomePhilly website for information, or call the City’s Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Hotline at 215-334-4663.
Are you looking for a job?
Please visit the First Step Staffing website or call 215-333-3349.
Do you need help paying your utilities?
Please visit the UESF website or call 215-972-5170 for help to prevent utility shut offs.
Do you want the latest COVID-19 information texted to your phone?
Text COVIDPHL to 888-777.