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Florida Housing’s Coronavirus Relief Fund For Impacted Homeowners And Renters | Florida Housing Finance Corporation

State AgencyFlorida Housing Finance Corporation
Program NameFlorida Housing’s Coronavirus Relief Fund For Impacted Homeowners And Renters
Program Description

A previously existing program, which provides funds to local governments to assist renters and homeowners who have experienced a loss of income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Program StatusClosed to New Applicants
Eligibility Criteria

Subject to local program policy.

Eligible Activities
  • Rent
  • Rent arrearages
  • Mortgage (may include principal and interest)
  • Mortgage arrearages
Direct Recipient of Assistance
  • Other
Direct Recipient of Assistance, if other, details:Funds are provided to local governments who pay the landlord and mortgage servicer on the tenant's behalf.
Administration StructureFunds are distributed on an entitlement basis to all 67 counties and 52 Community Development Block Grant entitlement cities in Florida for administration.
Maximum Length of Assistance

Subject to local program policy, eligible households may receive up to 10 months of housing assistance beginning on March 1, 2020, through December 30, 2020.

Maximum Assistance Available Per Household

Subject to local program policy.

Household Contribution RequirementsOther
Funding Source
  • Coronavirus Relief Funds (CARES Act)
Total Funding Amount of Program$160,000,000.00

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