Project New Start
This program can assist with security deposits up to $750.
Applications are not being accepted for any other categories of assistance.
Click here for a printable application.
If you need assistance with past due rent/utilities please apply through SCCAP: https://www.sccap.org/relief
If you are a homeowner seeking assistance please go to the Pa. Homeowner Assistance Fund: https://pahaf.org/
You must be a resident of Adams County to qualify for Project New Start.
Households cannot exceed 80% of the Area Median Income or $72,250 for a household of four.
**If you do not provide all of the documents requested there will be a delay in processing.**
Please provide copies of:
Social Security Cards for all household members
Photo identification for the head of household
AND provide proof of your income in the form of:
Social Security Award letters
Unemployment Compensation Award letters
Child Support Statement
AND provide proof of your assets in the form of your most recent bank statement.
Please provide a copy of your lease or an "intent to rent" letter from your landlord.
Distributions will be paid directly to the landlord. A W-9 form will be required where necessary. PICPI may request further documentation to verify a need or vendor.
The submission of an application does not guarantee that your request will be approved.