Help Paying Rent In Florida

Help Paying Rent Guide In Florida

Emergency Rental Assistance Programs include the government ERAP programs that provide financial assistance to help households pay for rent and utilities.

In addition to ERAPs, there are a number of other resources available to renters who are struggling to afford their rent. These resources include:

- Rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations
- State and local government programs
- Utility assistance programs

Choose from our list of cities below to find Emergency Rental Assistance in Florida

Top Tips

When contacting a non-profit organization for rental assistance, be sure to ask about the following:

- Eligibility requirements: Who is eligible for rental assistance from the organization?
- Application process: How do you apply for rental assistance?
- Types of assistance offered: Does the organization offer one-time assistance, ongoing assistance, or both?
- How much assistance is offered: How much money can you receive in rental assistance?
- Other resources: Does the organization offer any other resources that may be helpful to you, such as food assistance, job training, or childcare assistance?

Qualification Information

To qualify for rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations in Florida, you will typically need to meet the following criteria:

- You must be a renter who is struggling to afford your rent.
- You must have a household income below a certain level, which varies depending on the program.
- You may also need to meet other requirements, such as having a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN), or being a U.S. citizen or legal immigrant.

Some non-profit organizations may also have additional requirements, such as:
- You must have been evicted from your home in the past 90 days.
- You must have a disability.
- You must be a veteran.
- You must be a senior citizen.

To apply for a rental assistance program from a non-profit organization, you will typically need to complete an application and provide documentation of your income, assets, and household composition. You may also need to provide a copy of your lease agreement and proof of any financial hardship that you are experiencing.

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  • Number of cities 116
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Plant City Community Resource Center

307 N. Michigan Ave., Plant City, FL - 33566

Salvation Army Pensacola Financial Assistance

1501 North Q Street, Pensacola, FL - 32505

Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida - Panama City

3128 E. 11th Street, Panama City, FL - 32401

Pinellas Opportunity Council St Petersburg

1035 Burlington Avenue N, Saint Petersburg, FL - 33701

Hilda M Mcdonald Foundation

5161 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, Milton, FL - 32570

Catholic Charities Sacred Heart Church

106 SE 1st Drive, Homestead, FL - 33030

Christian Care Center Inc

115 N 13th St, Leesburg, FL - 34748

Salvation Army Venice Florida

1051 Albee Farm Road, Venice, FL - 34285

Trinity Episcopal Church Emergency Assistance

79 6th Street, Apalachicola, FL - 32329

Beacon of Hope

5090 Doug Taylor Circle, St James City, FL - 33956