Housing & Utility Assistance

Affordable Connectivity Program 

"The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.

The benefit provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households and up to $75 per month for households on qualifying Tribal lands. Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 to purchase a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers if they contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household." 

If you are enrolled in at least one (1) of the assistance programs below, you may be eligible and can apply by going to the following link: www.affordableconnectivity.gov

  • Received a Federal Pell Grant (current award year)
  • Receiving Federal Public Housing Assistance
  • Receives Supplemental Security Income
  • Enrolled in SNAP
  • Enrolled in WIC
  • Currently enrolled in Medicaid

Community Action Connections

Benton Franklin Community Action Connections provides a variety of supportive services, including:

  • Housing emergency assistance 
  • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program 
  • Low Income Household Water Assistance Program

Housing Resource Center

The Housing Resource Center (HRC) routes households who are homeless or at risk of homelessness to the most appropriate provider among the network of homeless providers as quickly as possible. Note: Offices are closed during lunch, from 12PM to 1PM.

HRC staff can help with referrals to housing and supportive programs, rental assistance, and utility assistance.

  1. Gina Vasquez

    Community Resource Specialist

Get Rent/Utility Assistance

Agency Phone Address Hours
CAC (509) 545-4042 720 W. Court St. Pasco, WA Mon.-Fri. 8 AM-5PM
HRC (509) 737-3946 7102 W. Okanogan Pl. Ste. 201 Tues., Wed., Thurs. 8AM - 4:30PM