LAKE MARY, Fla. - The Alachua County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) will begin taking applications this Monday at 12 p.m..
ERAP is a Federal Grant intended to assist households who cannot pay or are having difficulty paying rent and/or utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It can assist eligible households with the payment of late rent and/or utilities and may also assist with rent payment in advance. Payments will generally be made only to landlords/property managers and/or utility companies, not the households themselves.
Alachua County is distributing over $8 million in ERAP funds. Each household is limited to a maximum of $15,000 in assistance.
The application link will go live at 12 p.m. (noon) and be available on the County website and Facebook page at that time.
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Information provided by Alachua County.