Security Deposit Assistance
Thank you so much for everything and to your organization for helping me and my family. We are so grateful and appreciative for the assistance.” – Recipient, CFH’s Edie Streett Security Deposit Assistance Program
Creating a safe place to call home requires a lot of different pieces coming together. Sometimes it’s as simple as having help with the security deposit. Applicants to the Edie Streett Security Deposit Program can reside anywhere within the 21 counties of the CFH service area. CFH will contribute up to $200 to eligible applicants to help an individual or family move into a permanent rental home. CFH asks recipients to repay the funds they have received in small monthly increments. Those funds provide assistance to help four or five additional applicants each year. Eligibility Requirements:
- The monthly income cannot exceed 50% of the area median income – see below.
- The monthly rent can be no more than half of the monthly income.
If you meet that criteria, you may apply for security deposit assistance by clicking the link bellow;
Security Deposit Assistance Current AMI Chart
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If you are an agency submitting an application on behalf of a client, please use this application FY18 Edie Streett Application. The Edie Streett Security Deposit Assistance Program is made possible by the generous support of St. Mary of Sorrows Catholic Church, Good Shepherd Catholic Church and individual donors. Recipients are requested to repay the funds they receive to help others. The funds from the recipients who can repay allow about five additional families to move into permanent rental homes each year.
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MISSION OF CFH
“Catholics for Housing provides affordable housing opportunities to limited-income individual and families throughout Northern Virginia.
Catholics for Housing provides a continuum of housing through life skills training, senior rental assistance in Fairfax County, down payment assistance in Prince William, Fairfax, Arlington and Loudoun Counties, security deposit assistance, rental homes in Vienna, Arlington, Fairfax and Fredericksburg and homeownership opportunities.”
-Karen DeVito, Catholics for Housing Executive Director