City of Miami to Distribute Next Round of Emergency Rental Assistance Money

The city will now begin implementing its second round of federal funding, with a total of over $22.7 million in funding available

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City officials from Miami announced Monday they have started taking applications for the second round of funding from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program.

The city issued $12.7 million in assistance to nearly 1,300 families during the first round who have suffered financial hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic since the program started in late March.

“This program has allowed us to stabilize a large number of local households that were hit hard by the pandemic, including those who suffered job loss or were on the verge of eviction,” said Miami Mayor Francis Suarez.

A total of over $22.7 million in funding is available in the second round.

Those who qualify including renters in the city, those who have experienced financial hardship due to the pandemic, have a family member at risk of homelessness and have a household income that is 80 percent of the Area Median Income or lower.

For more information and to apply, click on this link or call 305-330-1508.

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