Rent assistance Las Vegas and Clark County.
Get information on Clark County as well as Las Vegas emergency and long term rental assistance programs. A number of services are offered, including government grants, free legal to stop evictions, financial help from charities or churches for paying back rent or security deposit and housing costs. Find where and how to apply below.
The non-profit or government agencies and churches listed below specialize in providing emergency funds to pay a portion of a residents rent or even a security deposit. There are also section 8 housing vouchers and free motel or hotel vouchers so people can avoid homelessness and evictions.
In addition to providing funds to help pay rent, a number of other programs may be offered by the Clark County agencies listed below. Services range from providing money to pay security deposits, moving or storage costs, and utility deposits up through issuing motel or hotel vouchers. Most of the locations also have volunteers or case managers on staff who can help people apply for assistance such as Section 8 housing vouchers or government homeless prevention and rapid rehousing programs.
Priority is given to families with children, senior citizens, disabled, veterans, and people who do have a job but have been hit with an unexpected hardship. Some emergency rent assistance programs will require the applicant to have an eviction notice. If the Las Vegas Nevada area agencies can’t assist, then find other solutions. Then read more rent assistance.
Clark County Social Service – This government agency has a number of financial assistance programs for the low income, unemployed, single moms, elderly and families faced with poverty. One of the main ones is emergency rental assistance, including eviction prevention services and low income housing. A focus/mandate is on preventing homelessness of seniors, and ensuring they have their rent, housing, medical, and other needs addressed. The locations to call or apply at are below.
- Pinto (Main Office) - 1600 Pinto Lane, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106, (702) 455-4270
- Cambridge Office, 3885 South Maryland Pkwy, Las Vegas, NV 89119, phone (702) 455-8639
- Fertitta Building, 1504 N. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89101, (702) 455-1990
- Community Resource Center, 2432 N. Martin Luther King Blvd., Bldg. D, North Las Vegas, NV 89032, (702) 455-7208
- Henderson Office, 522 E. Lake Mead Pkwy., Ste. 4, Henderson, Nevada 89015, call (702) 455-7918
Help Of Southern Nevada – In addition to rental programs, this agency offers a wide variety of programs, such as security deposit assistance, food, electric bill, counseling, and much more. They also have several locations across Clark County. The main address is 1640 E. Flamingo, Road #100, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119, call (702) 369-4357
The Salvation Army – Shelter, low income housing, and homeless prevention/rent assistance is offered. They also administer a variety of other social services, and are a great place to call for referrals too.
- 1581 N. Main St, Las Vegas, NV 89101, (702) 649-8240.
- Or try the second office which is the Salvation Army branch in Henderson, phone 702-565-9578.
- Salvation Army In Mesquite and Bunkerville - North Rural Clark County, 355 W. Mesquite Blvd. Suite B50, Mesquite, Nevada, 89027, (702) 345-5116. This charity type organization provides emergency financial assistance such as rent, housing & utilities to low-income clients and families residing in North Rural Clark County area.
Both may offer a variety of rent programs, a homeless shelter, free motel vouchers or other forms of social services. Find Las Vegas Salvation Army assistance programs.
Lutheran Social Services is based at 51 N. Pecos Rd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89101, Call either (702) 639-1730 or (702) 639-1736. Services include information on low income as well as transitional housing. Families facing a crisis may qualify for a loan from LSS of Nevada.
Clark County Catholic Charities – Regardless of religion, they may be able to offer financial or free material assistance. If you have an eviction notice then you may qualify for emergency rental assistance. There is also help for immigrants (documented or not) and migrant workers.
The churches may possibly have money for a security deposit, first month’s rent, or moving costs is also available at the charity. Their address is 1501 Las Vegas Blvd. N, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101, Main number: (702) 385-2662. Or call (702) 387-2291 for information on other social services.
HOPELINK – This non-profit also serves renters and the low income in Las Vegas as well as across Southern Nevada. they offer the Clark County Rapid Rehousing Intervention Programs (CCHIP), wrap around services, rent help from local and national grants, funds to pay security deposits, moving assistance and other housing resources.
- HopeLink of Southern Nevada is based at 178 Westminster Way, Henderson, NV 89015. Call (702) 566-0576. They may also go by Henderson Allied Community Advocates.
- Clark County office is at 3535 W. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102. Phone: (702) 566-0576
Las Vegas Urban League – If you are faced with an eviction, or are struggling to pay your rent or mortgage, meet with a housing specialist to learn about available options. They offer tenant/landlord mediation, may have some limited funding to pay rent or housing costs, free legal advice, and can help people apply for government as well as public aid.
The Clark County agency also has information on low income housing, utility or security deposits, and affordable apartments in Clark County. They are at 930 W. Owens, Las Vegas, NV 89106, call (702) 636-3949, or learn more on the Urban League of Las Vegas.
Women's Development Center (WDC) - The LINK housing program provides case management services as well as financial assistance to homeless families and individuals to move into permanent housing. Assistance can include the first month's rent, utility and security deposits. 4020 Pecos McLeod, Las Vegas, NV, 89121, main number (702) 796-7770
Jewish Family Services - This particular non-profit focuses on issuing loans to pay security deposits or other rent expenses. They will often be zero interest rate, but will still need to be repaid over time. Call (702) 732-0304, or try the location at 2309 Renaissance Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89119.
Aid For AIDS Of Nevada (AFAN) – Provides assistance for AIDS and HIV patients and their immediate family members. Medications, housing, rent, and advice is offered. 701 Shadow Lane, Suite 170, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106, call the agency at (702) 382-2326
Nevada H.A.N.D., Inc. – While they do not provide financial assistance; Nevada HAND offers Affordable Housing for income qualified low income Families. They also run Senior Independent Living and also operate Senior Assisted Living sites in Clark County with income guidelines / restrictions in place. 295 E. Warm Springs Rd, #101, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89119, (702) 739-3345.
Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing is available in Las Vegas region and county. Apply for low income housing with no waiting list and rent assistance. This government funded resource can pay for security deposits, first month’s rent, recurring housing or rental expenses, and more. Also receive budgeting, credit counseling, and long term self-sufficiency programs from from the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program. This program was created by federal government funds allocated each year. More on eviction prevention in Clark County.
Economic Opportunity Board Of Clark County – This organization was established to assist low-income people to improve their quality of life and become self-sufficient. From time to time there may be financial help for rent to stop evictions. 330 W. Washington Avenue, Suite 7, Las Vegas, Nevada 89106, Phone 702-445-7105 or (702) 647-3307
Clark County Assessor Office - Assists senior citizens with property tax/rent assistance. 3211 N. Tenaya Way Suite 118, Las Vegas, NV, 89129, call (702) 455-3882
Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada - Assists with housing issues, including eviction prevention, foreclosures, security deposit disputes and more. They are a pro-bono, or free legal firm in Clark County. Tenants with an eviction notice can get representation in housing court too. Call 702-386-1070
United Way Referral Service - They give free referrals to callers on rent assistance, shelter, housing in Clark County, and more. The mission of this non-profit organization is to link people to locations that will improve the lives of individuals and families living with in Southern Nevada. The non-profit provides information on affordable, secure, non-substandard housing and link to direct financial assistance or grants to individuals and families living with HIV/AIDs. Phone - 1-866-535-5654.
United Labor Agency (ULAN) – The non-profit has referrals and, from time to time, takes part in the Emergency Solutions Grant program. This helps pay the rent and other housing costs to rehouse families and individuals, including veterans, single moms, the underemployed and the homeless. Grants may be issued for security deposits, paying first months rent, motel rooms, and utility connection fees. 1201 N. Decatur Blvd. Suite 106, Las Vegas, Nevada, 89108, telephone (702) 648-3500
Veterans that are homeless or facing eviction/foreclosure can try a few different non-profits in Clark County Nevada There are various grant, loan, and financial aid programs to pay for housing, ranging from rent to mortgages, utilities or security deposits. or get financial assistance for first months rent or moving costs.
- Easter Seals, 6200 West Oakey Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89146. Call (702) 870-7050
- The American Legion Department of Nevada, 737 Veterans Memorial Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89101. Call (702) 382-2353.
- United States Veterans Initiative is another option at 7321 West Charleston Boulevard, Las Vegas, NV 89117. Call 702-366-0456. They also offer rapid re-housing for homeless or those at-risk of eviction.
Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers are available from multiple PHAs. They offer income subsidized homes, apartments, as well as public housing units. HCV vouchers assist the low income, poor, elderly, and disabled pay for a place to live. There are also expedited section 8 vouchers with no waiting list for a crisis.
- Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNVRHA) Address is 340 N. 11th Street, Las Vegas, NV, 89101, call (702) 477-3100 They operate various low-income, rent subsidized homes and programs, including Section 8 vouchers. There is also SSVF for veterans, affordable apartments or public housing units and more.
- Rural Housing Authority (Rural Areas of Clark County) (775) 887-1795
CARE Complex helps the low income, unemployed, immigrants avoid homelessness. with a goal of keeping people in the homes. Location is 200 Foremaster Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89101. The homeless, families facing imminent eviction, and single moms and others may get aid. It can offer financial assistance to households experiencing a temporary or short-term crisis that threatens eviction. Call 702-323-4459.
Mojave Mental Health – Individuals with mental health issues may get help. 4000 East Charleston Suite B-230, Las Vegas, NV 89104, (702) 968-5000
Nevada State Welfare Division – Some services include section 8 housing vouchers, low income housing, cash aid and much more for Las Vegas and Clark County. All applications for cash or public assistance, which can pay rent, are in Spanish too. Locations are below.
- Las Vegas area: (702) 486-1404, or dial toll free dial (800) 992-0900
- Cannon Center (EAP Main Office), 3330 Flamingo Rd, Ste 55, Las Vegas, NV 89121, (702) 486-9400
- Cambridge Center, 3900 Cambridge St, Ste 202, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119, telephone (702) 486-9400
- Henderson District Office, 520 Boulder Hwy, Henderson, NV 89015, (702) 486-5000
- Owens District Office, 1040 W Owens Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89106, (702) 486-1899
- Bellrose District Office, 700 Belrose St, Las Vegas, Nevada 89107, phone number (702) 486-1646
- Nellis District Office, 611 N Nellis Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89110, call (702) 486-4828
Nevada Legal Services offers free advice to income qualified Clark County residents. They can help resolve landlord / tenant disputes, address concerns on section 8 housing or government benefits, and offer eviction prevention services or representation. The free pro-bono is based at 530 South 6th Street, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101. Other legal aid or representation is offered as well by the non-profit. Dial 702-386-0404.
CPLC Nevada runs the HOPWA program, for people (or their families) impacted by HIV or Aids. Find permanent housing placement, free motel vouchers, short term rent help, tenant based advice and more at 555 North Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101. Phone 702-207-1614.
Jewish Family Services assists those of the Jewish Faith only. The non-profit is at 4794 S. Eastern Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119. Based on funding, free grants to pay rent, security deposits, mortgages or other housing costs. They also offer food, case management, and even transitional housing. Call 702-732-0304.
Clark County Emergency Food and Shelter Program
This is another federal government funded housing and rent assistance program. As the name implies it can also even provide food, groceries and hot meals to the less fortunate. It is organized by the United Way in Clark County, but the non-profit agencies that run it and distribute the grants are listed below.
- Emergency Aid of Boulder City is based at 600 Nevada Hwy., Henderson, NV 89015. Call (702) 293-0332. There may be rent help, mortgage assistance and more. Call: (702) 293-0332
- Goodwill of Southern Nevada (emergency rent help, mortgage payments, utilities): phone (702) 214-2000
- United Labor Agency of Nevada (food, rent, mortgage): dial (702) 648-3500
- The Salvation Army (free food, meals, grants for paying rent, mortgage): (702) 870-4430
This Housing and Urban Development funded program, disbursed by the United Way, can provide grants for other expenses as well, in addition to for back rent. Some agencies may offer free motel vouchers in Las Vegas, coordinate legal support for tenants behind on their rent and facing eviction, or case management services, such as credit counseling. More on United Way rental assistance.
Las Vegas and Clark County affordable housing
Low income housing, shelter, counseling, and more is offered by the organizations. Assistance is targeted at the homeless, those faced with domestic violence, people in poverty, and the very low income. Some of these agencies may have referrals to financial aid (which can help with rent) or even government administered social service programs in Clark County.
- WDC – call 702-796-7770
- Parson’s Place – phone number 702-383-2889
- Greater New Jerusalem 702-648-1784
- Nevada Homeless for Youth: call 702-380-2889
- WestCare Nevada of Las Vegas - The non-profit runs transitional housing programs, substance abuse services, and also shelter for veterans, families, and individuals. Call 702-385-2090.
- Salvation Army PATH 702-649-8240
- St. Vincent’s Men’s apartment. – main number 702-382-6727