CARES Rental Relief Program (RRP)

Pa. Interfaith is the administering agency for RRP funds for the County of Adams.


We will begin accepting completed applications for rent assistance on July 6.


The Federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, passed in March, provided $3.9 billion for Pennsylvania and is intended to help people hurt economically during the pandemic. In late May, the General Assembly directed $175 million of these CARES dollars to PHFA to provide assistance for struggling renters and homeowners. The portion for rent assistance is at least $150 million.

For additional details about the program. Please read the fact sheet

Households must be at or below 100% of the Area Median Income in order to be eligible for the program.

Income limits for Adams County

Household size           1                2             3                 4               5              6               7                 8

                            $60,000     $68,600      $77,200     $85,700    $92,600    $99,500   $106,300    $ 113,200

Landlords and renters must apply together and complete the three forms listed below and review the additional documentation that is required.

Landlord Application

Landlord Property Certification

Lessee Household Certification - Renter Application


Additional documentation is required.

Renters must provide:

  • proof of all sources of income from January 1, 2020 to date of application

  • a third-party document that can be used to verify residency for each lessee requesting CARES RRP assistance (i.e. utility bill, cancelled check with address, pay stub or ID showing the current residence address)

  • documentation to verify unemployment with the Department of Labor and Industry’s Bureau of Unemployment Compensation (if receiving unemployment payments)

Landlords must provide:

  • proof of ownership for the rental unit in the form of a copy of the deed, sales contract, most recent property tax receipts, copy of the mortgage or proof of homeowner's insurance from the most recent year.

  • copy of lease agreement

Please complete the forms and submit them with all required documentation via mail, email or fax.

By mail: 40 E. High St, Gettysburg, PA 17325

By email:

By fax: 717-334-8326

If you have questions please call: 717-334-1518 x268

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