U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development – http://www.hud.gov
HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes: utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination; and transform the way HUD does business.
City of Philadelphia – http://www.phila.gov/ The official website for the City of Philadelphia
Liberty Resources – https://libertyresources.org/ A non-profit organization that advocates and promotes Independent Living for persons with disabilities.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) – https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Services/Assistance/pages/liheap.aspx LIHEAP assists low-income households primarily in meeting their immediate home energy needs.
Philadelphia Corporation for Aging (PCA) – http://www.pcacares.org/ PCA is a private, non-profit organization serving as Philadelphia county’s Area Agency on Aging since 1973. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for older Philadelphians or people with disabilities and to assist them in achieving their maximum level of health, independence and productivity.
Philadelphia Managing Director’s Office of Emergency Management (MDO-OEM) – https://alphauthoritystg.wpengine.com/departments/oem/ MDO-OEM is responsible for ensuring the readiness of the City of Philadelphia for emergencies of any kind.
Philadelphia Office of Supportive Housing (OSH) – http://www.phila.gov/osh/ OSH is charged with the policy, planning and coordination of the City’s response to homelessness. Its mission is to assist individuals and families in moving towards independent living and self-sufficiency in safe and stable housing.
Philadelphia Office of Housing and Community Development – http://www.phila.gov/ohcd/ OHCD is the City of Philadelphia’s housing policy agency responsible for administering housing and community development programs to benefit low- and moderate-income residents.
Pennsylvania Department of Human Services – https://www.dhs.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx DPW administers an array of supportive services and programs that assist millions of Pennsylvanians. DPW’s programs help provide many of our most vulnerable citizens with the most basic necessities, including food, shelter, health care and other forms of vital assistance.
PA Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) – http://www.phfa.org/ PHFA is the Commonwealth’s leading provider of capital for affordable homes and apartments. It also operates homeownership programs, rental housing development initiatives, and a foreclosure prevention effort.