Lake and Sumter Style Magazine
10:04 am EDT
Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Applications being accepted for Lake residents who need funding for past due rent, mortgages, utilities

Lake County is now accepting applications for the Coronavirus Relief Fund Housing Assistance Program. The program, funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will provide assistance for past due rent, mortgage and utilities.

Applicants are strongly urged to do the following prior to completing the application:

    • Preregister at
    • Read the Coronavirus Relief Fund Housing Assistance Program’s Frequently Asked Questions.
    • Review the eligibility requirements.
    • Prepare, sign (where applicable) and scan required forms and documentation.

Step-by-step instructions are available at to help guide applicants through the process. Additionally, the CARES Act program helpline is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 352. 268.9299.