The Pawtucket School Department, in collaboration with RI Housing, is hosting weekly RentReliefRI office hours at the PSD Administration Building on Wednesdays from 9-3:30pm.
RentReliefRI is a statewide rental assistance program administered by RIHousing, the program provides rental and utility assistance to eligible Rhode Island households. Renters who are struggling to pay their rent or utilities as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic may qualify for a total of 18 months of assistance. The program can pay for rent and utilities owed back to April 1, 2020 and can also cover up to three months of upcoming rent. Renters may apply for help with paying for utilities even if they do not need help paying for rent.
Norma Robles, staff from Family Service of RI, is a contracted RentRelifRI specialist, available to help PSD families determine eligibility and complete the application during Wednesday office hours at the school department administration building. Families can call (401) 699-6359, email [email protected] or stop in to find out more information.