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RentReliefRI – Onsite Assistance Appointments

The RentReliefRI program provides a lifeline to Rhode Island renters struggling to make their rent and/or utility payments.

Do you qualify? Visit for more information on the program.

Program representatives will be onsite to help applicants complete their applications for assistance:


Saturday, May 21, 2022
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Myron Francis Elementary School
64 Bourne Ave, East Providence



Schedule an Appointment

Appointments are required to meet with a program representative.
Walk-ins without appointments can learn more information about the RentRelief program, but no application assistance will be provided.

IMPORTANT! You will need to bring the following information/documentation to the appointment:
Even if you do not have these documents, you may still be eligible.

  • Identification
    (ex. In-state or out-of-state ID; passport; state or city-issued ID; any form of Government issued ID; expired IDs are acceptable)
  • A signed copy of the Self-Attestation form
    (hard copies will also be available at your appointment)
  • Proof of residency
    (ex; bank statement, utility bill, driver’s license)
  • Proof of income
    (ex; wage statements, unemployment letter, 2020 tax return)
  • Signed copy of your lease agreement or documentation showing tenancy
    (a pattern of rent payment)
  • Documentation demonstrating your rental/utility arrearage
    (ex; past due utility bill, eviction notice, 5 day demand letter, communication from landlord)
  • Landlord contact information (address, email and phone number) or written statement that landlord is unwilling to participate

Can’t make it to one of these dates?

The RentReliefRI Call Center and a network of partner agencies are available to assist you with submitting your application and answering any questions you may have.

RentReliefRI Call Center: 1-855-608-8756
Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.  |   Saturday: 8a.m.-1 p.m.

See our list of partner agencies >

About RentReliefRI
RentReliefRI is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number ERA0013 awarded to the State of Rhode Island by the U.S. Department of Treasury.