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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Rental and Utility Assistance for Residents Impacted by COVID-19

The City of Deerfield Beach is currently accepting Rental and Utility Assistance applications to assist eligible city residents that have been financially impacted by COVID-19. 

 

The program, funded through the Community Development Block Grant Coronavirus (CDBG-CV), will provide a one-time payment of up to $10,000 per household for past due rental and utility expenses. The one-time assistance will be in the form of a grant and does not require repayment. Eligible residents must meet the low to moderate-income criteria of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Refer to the income chart below.   

 

Household Size

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2

3

4

5

6

Maximum Income Per Household

 

$49,300

 

$56,350

 

$63,400

 

$70,400

 

$76,050

 

$81,700

 

The application is available on the city’s website at http://www.deerfield-beach.com/1509/Programs. The following documents are required: 

 

  • Notice of delinquency for rent
  • Proof of I.D. or Valid Driver’s License
  • Two most current years signed Federal Income Tax Return or Transcript from the IRS
  • Proof of Income
  • Hardship Letter (explaining loss of income due to COVID-19)
  • Proof of Loss of Income (due to COVID-19)
  • W-9 for Landlord, Property Manager, Leasing Agency and/or Utility Company
  • Recent utility bill (Light, water, and/or natural gas)

 

For additional information, please contact the Community Services Department via phone (954)480-6420 or email Vennillia Wyatt at vwyatt@deerfield-beach.com. You can also contact Loleta Harris at 954-425-8449 (ext.113) or via email at lharris@dbhaonline.org.

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