Rental Assistance is Available
Have you heard of the OUR Florida program? Well, if you’re struggling to pay your rent or utilities, this program from Florida Department of Children and Families might be able to help you.
So far, this program has distributed over $858 million to more than 164,000 families, and it’s recently received another $740.4 million to help even more families in need.
You can read more about the program and even apply at OURflorida.com.
Eligibility Requirements for the OUR Florida program:
You might be eligible if you:
- Rent your home, apartment, or other residential dwelling in Florida.
- Earn an income at or below 80% of the area’s median income (AMI).
- Have qualified for unemployment, experienced a loss of income, incurred significant costs or faced financial hardships due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.
- Are at risk of losing your home, experiencing housing instability or are living in unsafe or unhealthy conditions.
Complete applications for rental assistance are processed in the order in which they are received, so head over to ourflorida.com to fill out your application today.