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Rent and Utility Relief Program

Posted March 30, 2021

A focus of the program is to assist with housing stability and to address arrearages for rental and utility payments and possible short-term future rent. Only current tenants and landlords are eligible to apply for grants. It is subject to applicable income requirements. Landlords of evicted tenants are not permitted to apply for payment. The Federal moratorium on evictions has been extended until June 30th. The lead agency managing the program is Mercer County Housing Authority in partnership with the Shenango Valley Urban League and Community Action Partnership of Mercer County.

Tenants and/or Landlords may contact 2-1-1 for information or they may apply online. As part of the outreach program a Rental Assistance Office has been established at 700 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Farrell. The office is open six days per week including Saturdays. Walk-ins or appointments are accepted. The intake phone number is 724-301-0596.

Rental Assistance Office Hours
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wednesday and Friday from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

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Click here to complete the Application for Emergency Rental Assistance **

** Please use ADOBE READER to submit the application electronically

OR save the completed application and email it to as an attachment.

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Job Opportunities

There are currently 2 available positions with the County:

Custodial Worker (Part Time)
Deadline to Apply: October 16, 2021
Correctional Officer (Full Time)
Deadline to Apply: October 16, 2021
Telecommunicator (Part Time)
Deadline to Apply: October 30, 2021

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General Election Deadlines

● The deadline to register to vote for the November Municipal Election is October 18, 2021.
● The Last day to request a Mail-In ballot is October 26, 2021, by 5:00 PM.
● Mail-In Ballots must be returned by 8 pm on November 2, 2021.
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The Municipal General Election is November 2, 2021.
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Courthouse Grounds Usage Policy

A new Courthouse Grounds Policy has been adopted by the Board of Commissioners and is meant to provide equal access, to protect sensitive areas, and to respect the nature of the Courthouse and its grounds.

Read the Courthouse Grounds Usage Policy Courthouse Grounds Application for Use

Filing Information for Unrepresented Parties

Forms for filing a Complaint for Custody, Divorce or other Family Law matters

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Local Taxpayer Bill of Rights

The Local Taxpayers Bill of Rights grants certain legal rights to taxpayers, and imposes obligations on taxing authorities to ensure that equity and fairness guide local governments in the collection of taxes.

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Veterans ID Discount Program

Veterans ID Discount Program provides a photo ID card to Mercer County veterans who have recorded their US Military Discharge with the Recorder of Deeds office as well as members of the military who are currently serving our country and have a current military ID. This photo identification card is provided free of charge.

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PA 2-1-1 Southwest

PA 2-1-1 Southwest is a resource for finding health and human services for everyday needs and in crisis situations 24 hours a day, seven days a week. By calling 2-1-1 or 888-553-5778, callers gain free confidential access to programs and services that can help improve the quality of their lives.

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Fair Housing Resources

The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting or buying a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance, or engaging in other housing-related activities.

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Mercer County Commissioners


Scheduled Events

October 1 - October 31, 2021

Commissioners Meeting

October 7, 2021
1:00 PM

Columbus Day

October 11, 2021

Last Day to Register to Vote for General Election

October 18, 2021
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Commissioners Meeting

October 21, 2021
2:00 PM

Last Day to Request a Mail-In Ballot

October 26, 2021
Deadline is 5:00 PM

Second Public Hearing for CDBG Programs

Thursday September 16, 2021
After 1:00 PM Commissioners Meeting

Mercer County will hold a public hearing to accept comments on the Mercer County 2021 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application (including Pine Township, Greenville Town, Sharpsville and Grove City Boroughs) on Thursday, September 16, 2021, to be held immediately following the adjournment of the county commissioners’ 1 p.m. board meeting at the Mercer County Courthouse Assembly Room, Mercer, PA.

Activities under consideration for the FY 2021 programs are as follows: Mercer County housing rehabilitation, clearance/demolition and removal of architectural barriers, Grove City Borough sidewalks and housing rehabilitation, Greenville Town housing rehabilitation, demolition/clearance and code enforcement, Sharpsville Borough sidewalks and Pine Township housing rehabilitation.

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2021 CDBG Notice

COVID Hospitality Industry Recovery Program Awardees

Posted August 27, 2021

Penn-Northwest contracted with Mercer County to administer the CHIRP (COVID Hospitality Industry Recovery Program) Grant on behalf of the County. The total grant amount was $1,239,376. PNDC received applications via electronic submission and in-person delivery. Penn-Northwest received $34,376 in fees for grand administration. A total of $1,205,000 was awarded to the local community.

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PA 2-1-1 Southwest

Posted December 15, 2020

PA 2-1-1 Southwest is part of the national 2-1-1 Call Centers initiative that seeks to provide an easy-to-remember telephone number and web resource for finding health and human services– for everyday needs and in crisis situations. Search our vast database of services and providers to find the help you need today.

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Posted January 7, 2020

The Mercer County Recorder is now offering a free 24/7 service that better protects residents from potential property and mortgage fraud.
Here’s how to register for PropertyCheck:
1. Sign up at the following address:
2. Select how to receive notifications—via text or email.
3. Type in the property owner’s name for whom you wish to monitor—as the name appears on the official document.

PropertyCheck will now automatically alert you of any recordings regarding the property you specified.

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Visit the Recorder's Website to get started

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