Star Program

Our newest program, Star,is designed to provide financial assistance and services to prevent individuals from becoming homeless.

  • FHRC assists clients who have some form of income with 1st Months rent and utility deposits to move into a new home.
  • FHRC also has a senior/ disabled subsidy which can provide up to 6 months of subsidized rental payments. If interested, please contact our office for more information.

FHRC`s Star Program consists of 2 different programs to target specific needs of the residents within our community.

Senior/ Disabled Short term Subsidy

1 st Months’ Rent & Utility Deposit

How to apply:

If you believe you meet any of these qualifications please download and fill out the application:

2022 Star Application


Submit the completed application with all the requested documentation to:

Fair Housing Resource Center, Inc.

1100 Mentor Avenue,

Painesville, Ohio 44077

If you have any questions regarding the program, application process, or qualifying factors please do not hesitate to contact us at (440)392-0147.

Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The Lake County Board of Commissioners has accepted an allocation of $6.8 M made available as a part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021. The United States Department of Treasury is the administering executive agency for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) and on June 17, 2021 the Commissioners entered into an agreement with Fair Housing Resource Center, Inc. and Lifeline to get those funds where they are needed most.

This program can assist with rental arrears, current rent, future rent in three month qualifying periods. Fair Housing Resource Center, Inc. is assisting Lifeline with the pre-screening/application process for Rent. Click here for more information regarding eligibility criteria and how to apply!