Miami-Dade County

Rent Assistance Program Available for Miami-Dade Residents

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A rental assistance program is now available to help residents of Miami-Dade County who are struggling as a result of the pandemic.

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) provides a one-time benefit to assist with one month’s rent for low and moderate income households in the county.

To qualify, a household must:

  • Earn no more than 80% of the County Area Median Income (AMI)
  • Have a current lease signed by the landlord in Miami-Dade County
  • Not be a recipient of other rental assistance programs such as Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME) and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).
  • Have documentation showing that COVID-19 has created a financial hardship and lowered the household income

Applications will be available online starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 14 until 5 p.m. Friday, July 17.

Paper applications are also available for pickup at the following locations via drive-through from 9 a.m. on Tuesday, July 14 until 5 p.m. Friday, July 17.

  • Victory Homes, 520 N.W. 75 Street, Miami, FL 33150
  • Donn Gardens, 1861 N.W. 28 Street, Miami, FL 33142
  • Homestead Gardens, 1542 S.W. 4th Street, Homestead, FL 33040
  • Lakeside Towers, 7555 S.W. 152nd Avenue, Miami, FL  33193

Completed applications can be returned at these locations during this application period, though it is highly recommended to apply online.

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