Beginning Monday, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m., Lake County residents can apply for rental assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. Registration for the program will close at 11:59 p.m. on March 21.
Lake County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program is available for residents who meet the following criteria:
- Primary residence must be in Lake County and applicants must be renters
- Rent must be past due
- Applicants must have a documented financial hardship as a result of COVID-19
- Total household income for calendar year 2020 must be at or below 80% of the area median income for Lake County, as follows:
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To access the application, eligibility criteria, and a list of required documentation, please visit lakecountyfl.gov/cares. For residents who require additional guidance with the application process, Lake County will offer appointments for consultation from Feb. 22-26. Residents may schedule a consultation at bit.ly/3udLvft.