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The Emergency Rental Assistance Program will assist Duval households unable to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic. An eligible household may receive assistance for rent or utilities, including up to 12 months of past due rent and utilities (plus an additional three months if necessary, to ensure housing stability for the household, subject to the availability of funds). Households must be re-certified every three months to continue receiving assistance.
Eligible applicants must be all of the following:
An “Eligible household” must include one or more individuals who are obligated to pay rent on a residential dwelling in Duval County and must also demonstrate all three criteria below:
1. One or more individuals within the household has:
2. One or more individuals within the household can demonstrate a risk of experiencing homelessness or housing instability, which may include:
3. The household has a household income that is not more than 80% of the area median income (AMI) for the household.
Priority must be provided to households that have incomes at or below 50% AMI or have one or more members who have been unemployed for at least 90 days. The income guidelines for Duval County are exhibited in the chart below:
This program requires documentation of eligibility.
Required documents from tenant:
Required information and documents from landlord: