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COVID-19 Resources

Need Help During These Uncertain Times?

NeighborWorks Western Pennsylvania is here to help our neighbors across the entire spectrum of homeownership. For prospective homebuyers and current homeowners who need help navigating these uncertain financial times, we offer free one-on-one counseling. Questions? Call (412) 281-9773 or email info@neighborworkswpa.org.

We have also provided links to other assistance available to those facing economic hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mortgage Relief & Consumer Protections

Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office
Mortgage Assistance Program
866-298-8020

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Guide to coronavirus mortgage relief options

Mortgage and housing assistance during the coronavirus national emergency

Office of Attorney General – Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
PA Care Package consumer relief

PA Housing Finance Agency 
Information on foreclosure prevention

The CARES Pandemic Mortgage Assistance Program

Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh
Housing Stabilization Program

City of Pittsburgh
Housing Assistance Resource Portal (HARP)

American Bankers Association
Search banks’ responses to COVID-19

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Coronavirus resources for homeowners and renters

What You Need to Know About Mortgage Forbearance (video)

Fannie Mae
Know Your Options

Freddie Mac
My Home
 

Utilities

PA Public Utility Commission
Emergency order prohibiting utility service cutoff while Proclamation of Disaster is in effect 

Dollar Energy Fund
Utilities' assistance programs in Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority
Shutoff Moratorium
 

Home Repairs

Rebuilding Together Pittsburgh
Home repair program
412-247-2700

Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County
Allegheny Home Improvement Loan Program
412-350-1000

U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development
Home repair programs by PA cities/towns and counties
 

Taxes

City of Pittsburgh
Personal income tax deadline extension

IRS
Federal income tax filing and payment deadline extension

Coronavirus Tax Relief and Economic Impact Payments

PA Dept. of Revenue
PA income tax filing and payment deadline extension
 

Real Estate Transactions

Pennsylvania Association of Realtors
FAQs
 

Financial Relief & Assistance

Hebrew Free Loan Association 
Coronavirus Financial Bridge Loan Program

U.S. Dept. of Education Office of Federal Student Aid
CARES Act's provisions for student loan forbearance
 

Food Assistance

Allegheny County 
Free Resource Distribution Sites

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
Get help
412-460-3663

PA Dept. of Education
Free meals for students by County/School District

PA Dept. of Human Services
Find a Food Pantry
 

Health & Human Services

Allegheny County Health Department
Information on COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Learn more about COVID-19

PA Dept. of Human Services
Coronavirus-Related Resources for PA Citizens

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
2-1-1 helpline
 

Employment Resources

PA CareerLink
Job search resources and services

PA Office of Unemployment Compensation
Information for Pennsylvania employees impacted by COVID-19
 

Additional Resources

Pittsburgh Community Reinvestment Group (PCRG) 
COVID-19 resources and policy updates

Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania
Resources in Response to COVID-19

NEXTpittsburgh
How to get help in Pittsburgh during the coronavirus crisis

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