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Lake County to accept Emergency Rental Assistance Program applications

RELEASE DATE: February 19, 2021

Tavares – 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:

 

Household Size

Qualifying Income

1

< $40,750

2

< $46,550

3

< $52,350

4

< $58,150

5

< $62,850

6

< $67,500

7

< $72,150

8

< $76,800

9

< $81,424

10

< $86,077

 

 

      To access the application, eligibility criteria, and a list of required documentation, please visit https://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 https://bit.ly/3udLvft.

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For more information:
https://scheduling.lakecountyfl.gov/


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