Monroe County DHS offers moving expense assistance, rent payment assistance, rental deposit assistance.
Relocation assistance may include providing money for rent, security deposits and moving expenses for individuals and families.
Eligibility: Low income households with limited assets and one of the following circumstances:
Household is homeless, living in a shelter, car or on the street
Household is living temporarily with other persons following a fire or natural disaster that occurred within 60 days of application
Household is living with other persons to escape domestic violence
Court summons, order or judgment was issued which will result in household becoming homeless
Final written notice to vacate condemned housing from an authorized public agency is received
Household needs adequate housing to avoid a foster care placement or before child(ren) can return home from foster care
DHS specialist/services worker, with supervisory approval, determines the family must be relocated from unsafe housing for the protection of child(ren)
Apply in person at local DHS office
Proof of residence
Proof of income (earned and unearned) for all permanent household members
Proof of assets (cash in hand, checking/savings/credit union accounts, etc.)
Social Security cards for all permanent household members
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hours of operation:
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Anonymous - May 11, 2020
I need Housing assistance
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