Emergency Rental Assistance Still Available

Broward County residents who are suffering financially and can’t pay their rent can seek COVID-19 pandemic rental assistance. Approximately $53 million in federal funds were distributed to counties and cities to help those struggling to pay their monthly living expenses. Applicants can receive up to 15 months of financial assistance. In order to be eligible, the applicant must:

  • Receive an income that is less than 80% of the normal area median income
  • Show that they are at risk of becoming homeless or experiencing housing instability
  • Unemployed due to COVID-19, had an income reduction due to COVID-19, or facing financial hardship because of COVID-19
  • Call 1-800-204-0557 for Intake Scheduling

Eligible expenses:

  • Past due rent, which may include late fees
  • Past due utilities, which may include gas, water, and electricity
  • Future rent of up to three months
  • Relocation expenses, which may include rental security deposit, application fees, screening fees, and hotel costs.

Method of Payment

Any rental assisted payments will be paid to the tenant or landlord. Any utility payment will be deposited directly to the utility providers.

For more information call: 888-692-7203 or visit this website

For on-site assistance with applications, please visit:

  • Housing Foundation of America
    2400 N. University Drive, Suite 200
    Pembroke Pines, FL 333024
  • Housing Foundation of America
    1773 N. State Road 7, Suite 101-D
    Lauderhill, FL 33313
  • Crisis Housing Solutions (at the Northwest Family Success Center)
    10077 NW 29th St.
    Coral Springs, FL 33065

https://www.broward.org/RentAssistance/Pages/default.aspx

VNEWS Staffhttps://www.apluseditor.com/
A hyperlocal newspaper focusing on Northwest Pompano and other black coastal communities in South Florida.

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