Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) was created as an emergency response to the COVID-19 health pandemic to provide rental and utility assistance to assist households that have been directly or indirectly financially impacted by COVID-19. 



A complete list of required documents in order to process the application can be found in the ERAP Rent Checklist.

Application Documents

Applications and all supporting documentation must be provided in order to receive the assistance. Applications and supporting documentation may be emailed to RentalHelp@schuylkillcommunityaction.com or mailed to 200 N 2nd Street Pottsville, PA 17901.

For more information, please contact our office directly at (570) 622-1995.

Who Qualifies?

ERAP assistance is available to lessees with incomes up to 80% area median income that have been directly or indirectly impacted by COVID-19.

Income Eligibility

80% Area Median Income – Schuylkill County

# Persons Median Income
1 $37,150
2 $42,450
3 $47,750
4 $53,050
5 $57,300
6 $61,550
7 $65,800
8 $70,050

Note: Renters will be required to provide proof of income.

SCA is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer.

We are firmly committed to the provision of assistance regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, military status, sexual orientation, or marital/family status.