New Federal Rental Assistance Funds Available!
The U.S. Treasury Department has recently disbursed rental assistance funds to Clay County, Duval County, and St. John's County respectively. These funds are for renters who have been impacted by COVID-19 and have overdue rent. Each county government will be responsible for how to disperse the funds to those in need.
Clay County: received $6,620,464.90 in federal rental assistance funds. They are currently working on how to disperse those funds to those in need. There will hopefully be an announcement soon.
Duval County: Received $28,920,070.80 in federal rental assistance funds. Duval County Rental Assistance The funds will be available to citizens to cover up to 12 months of rent and utility payments with the option for an additional three months if determined necessary to ensure housing stability. Partnering agency, the United Way of Northeast Florida, will distribute $23.8 million for rental assistance. Mayor Curry announced the landlords will not be required to waive late fees to participate in the program.
St. John's County: Received $7,991,953.00 in federal rental assistance funds. The applications are live for residents to apply for funds. Applications are placed on the county website, or renters can call (904) 209-6140 for assistance.
Please Note! FCAA is not associated with any rental assistance funds directly. We are sharing this information so that our members can share it with their residents in need. Please make sure to direct your residents to the correct resource. Your residents could potentially lose time, and miss out on the opportunity if they are trying to get in touch with us instead of the correct governmental resource.