Emergency Rental Assistance Program


Assistance in ERAP II can be provided for a tenant with payment of rent, rental arrears, utility or home energy costs, utility or home energy cost arrears or other expenses related to housing that has been accrued on or after March 13, 2020. There is no maximum benefit amount for qualified assistance payments. Rental, utility and other expenses related to housing, separately or when combined, can be made only for up to 18 months to ensure housing stability for the household, subject to the availability of funds.

ERAP II is administered by the Shenango Valley Urban League in conjunction with Community Action Partnership of Mercer County. The program may extend until September 30, 2025, subject to availability of funds. The ERAP Office is located at 700 Martin Luther King Blvd, Farrell. You may contact the office at 724-301-0596 for further assistance.

The ERAP Project is being supported, in whole or in part, under Section 501 award to Mercer County Commissioners by the US Department of the Treasury. This project is a partnership between Mercer County Commissioners, Shenango Valley Urban League and Community Action Partnership of Mercer County.