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

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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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Florida Statistics

  • Population 18,328,340
  • Number of cities 116
  • Assitance Resources 214

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Catholic Charities Winter Haven

532 Ave M NW, Winter Haven, FL - 33881

Brevard County Human Services Titusville

611 Singleton Avenue, Titusville, FL - 32780

Salvation Army Indian River County

2655 5th Street SW, Vero Beach, FL - 32962

Highlands County BOCC Housing Division

501 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL - 33870

Pasco County Department of Human Services Port Richey

8620 Galen Wilson Boulevard, Port Richey, FL - 34668

Camillus House Financial Assistance Miami

1603 NW 7th Avenue, Miami, FL - 33136

Catholic Charities of Northwest Florida - Fort Walton Beach

11 First Street Southeast, Fort Walton Beach, FL - 32548

Gulf Stream Baptist Association

20 NW 46th Ave., Plantation, FL - 33317

Polk County Social Services Bartow

1290 Golfview Ave, Bartow, FL - 33830

Hendry County Social Services Financial Assistance

485 East Cowboy Way, Labelle, FL - 33935