Housing Assistance Directory
Please use this page as a guide for local financial housing assistance.
Orients clients facing eviction to available emergency rental assistance programs and other services, such as legal assistance and mediation. Assessment process helps identify the root cause(s) of theeviction and refers to appropriate social services.
Operates a shelter for youth ages 10-17, and provides street outreach and supportive housing services to youth and young adults facing homelessness.
Serves youth aged 18-24 with Non-Time Limited Supportive Housing; drop-in services for basic needs, resource navigation, and housing search and assistance; and Direct Cash Transfers to youth who are in need of prevention and early intervention support to maintain or access housing.
Provides housing assistance and wholistic supportive services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness and housing instability.
Provides emergency shelter, food, clothing, and wrap around services to youth 18-24.
Dégagé provides emergency shelter, gap housing, housing assistance, and advocacy to women.
Provides housing to marginalized individuals struggling with substance abuse .
Provide housing assessments and services to individuals with disabilities to remain independently and safely housed, rather than moving to a higher level of care. Provide technical assistance and consultation to housing developers and remodelers on accessible design. Advocate at various levels for increased housing and supportive services for this population.
Develops and manages affordable rental and for-sale housing stock. Provides connections to essential supportive services for residents and engagement for community solutions.
Provides development and transitional housing for vulnerable men who are experiencing homelessness.
Provides emergency shelter, shelter diversion, and stabilization services for families with children experiencing homelessness.
Develops and manages affordable supportive housing.
Manages a portfolio of affordable rental housing and project-based and mobile housing subsidies. Also provides programming for self-sufficiency and economic independence.
Focused on eliminating harmful housing conditions, beginning in Grand Rapids' hardest hit neighborhoods.
Provides affordable housing resources, transportation, and mental health services.
Provides shelter and rapid rehousing services for families experiencing homelessness; builds, preserves and manages rental and for-sale housing units; provides a variety of supportive services to renters and homeownersin our community.
Provides emergency rental assistance and utility assistance, mortgage foreclosure assistance, housing choice vouchers. Invests in affordable housing projects, housing rehabilitation, home weatherization. Serves as a fiduciary for several state and federal grants to partner agencies.
Provides civil legal assistance to low income households, primarily related to evictions.
Develops, rehabilitates, and manages affordable rental and for-sale housing. Also provides services and education to prospective homeowners.
Provides access to State Emergency Relief (SER) assistance for rent, utilities, repairs based on eligibility factors. Eviction Prevention services are provided in partnership with the Cities of Grand Rapids and Kentwood and the Salvation Army. Partners with Grand Rapids Community College to address food insecurity and homelessness for students.
Provides emergency shelter, transitional housing, housing advocacy, and financial literacy to individuals experiencing homelessness.
Builds and rehabilitates affordable for-sale housing units for income-eligible households. Serves as property manager for 12-unit senior/ disabled rental property.
Provides hands-on housing search, translation, landlord follow-up, and education about tenants rights to Muslim and Arabic-speaking households. Also provides utility assistance eviction prevention assistance. Offers referrals for legal aid, benefits enrollment, vital records (e.g. birth certificates), domestic violence assistance, and unemployment benefits.
Provides case management and financial assistance to families living in northern Kent County who are at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level.
Provides street outreach services to single adults experiencing unsheltered homelessness throughout Kent County.
Serves survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking who are experiencing homelessness or housing instability due to the violence they have experienced. Provides emergency safe shelter, transitional housing, and other housing assistance.
Develops and manages affordable rental housing for those aged 55+ and 62+. Provides assistance in locating housing for youth, families, refugees, and seniors.
Provides rapid rehousing and homeless prevention assistance to households at risk of or experiencing homelessness. Operates the Housing Assessment Program, which is the centralized intake system for all persons experiencing a housing crisis in Kent County for screening, assessing, prioritizing, and referring.
Provides assistance to employees of our client organizations with access and navigation for housing related services, including shelters, transitional housing, affordable rental units, and home ownership opportunities. Also provide assistance navigating benefits enrollment and other community resources to increase their housing stability.
Provides housing resources such as foreclosure prevention assistance and landlord/tenant counseling. Also provides education and health resources.
Provides case management & financial assistance for veterans and their families who are literally homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness.
Povides safe and affordable housing to people experiencing homelessness.
Provides emergency short term transitional housing for survivors of domestic violence.