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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
** Please use ADOBE READER to submit the application electronically
OR save the completed application and email it to ERAP2021apply@gmail.com as an attachment.
There are currently 3 available positions with the County:
Click here to View Job Opportunities
Veterans ID Discount Program
The Mercer County Recorder of Deeds and the Director of Veterans Affairs are proud to announce “Operation Veteran Appreciation” Veterans ID Discount Program. The program provides a photo ID card to Mercer County veterans who have recorded their US Military Discharge with the Recorder of Deeds office, and active members of the military, free of charge.
Please apply in the Recorder of Deeds office Monday thru Friday between 8:30 AM and 4:00 PM (excluding holidays).
Click here to visit the Veterans ID Discount Program Website
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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 mattersClick here for more information
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.Click here for more information
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.Click here for more information
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.Click here for more information
Mercer County Commissioners
Matthew B. McConnell
Timothy M. McGonigle
NEWS AND EVENTS
June 1 - June 30, 2021
PA 2-1-1 Southwest
Posted Decemebr 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.
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.