Lake County extends emergency rental assistance program: How to apply

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — Lake County has extended the deadline for those in need to apply for its Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

Lake County’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program is available for residents who meet the following criteria:

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  • Primary residence must be in Lake County and applicants must be tenants.
  • Rent must be past due, and applicants must provide 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.

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Click here to see the application, eligibility criteria and a list of required documentation.

For residents who require additional guidance with the application process, Lake County offers appointments for consultations. Click here to schedule a consultation.

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⚠️ Lake County has extended the deadline to apply for rental assistance through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/3dcTwuG

Posted by Lake County Florida on Monday, April 12, 2021

Sarah Wilson, WFTV.com

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.