Housing Grant Application

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  • If you have secured an apartment and have a job that will allow you to pay your rent (but need security) you can apply for a housing grant where EPTEP may pay your landlord directly for this cost. If you are in permanent housing (not a hotel) and need assistance to make your rent you may also apply for a one-time grant. In either case EPTEP will need to speak to the landlord and will need to see a copy of your leasing agreement. Maximum grant is $1,500. In all cases payment is made directly to the landlord.
  • EPTEP reserves the right to decline or approve any application.
  • Applicant must identify as transgender or be the parent of a minor transgender child to apply.
  • Applicants must reside in Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, Montgomery, Berks, Bucks, Luzerne, Lackawanna, Carbon, or Schuylkill County in Pennsylvania. Applications from other localities will be declined.
  • Applicant must have secured housing. If you are in need of housing you should call 2-1-1 and/or contact your County Housing Assistance Program.

Housing Assistance Application