Daytona Beach Receives Additional $500K For CARES Rental Assistance

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Daytona Beach, FL - Daytona Beach residents can benefit from the additional $500,000 in CARES Act funds received by the city of Daytona Beach. This money comes as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act).

Beginning Monday, November 16, the funds will be available for rental assistance to middle and low-income families who have suffered loss of income due to COVID-19. The money is for rental housing costs for November and  December and will be provided on a first-complete application and first qualified/eligible basis. Applicants do not have to be behind in rent to qualify. Applications will be available through December 18 or as long as funds are available. 

Assistance includes rental payments, with a three-month maximum per household. Assistance is capped at $1,500 per month and $4,500 total per household. Payments will be made to landlords or rental property management companies. The assistance does not have to be repaid.

You can find more information at codb.us.com.

Appointments for an application can be made by calling one of the three following agencies beginning on Monday, November 16:

  • Central Florida Community Development Corporation  (386) 226-1216
  • Housing Authority of the City of Daytona Beach (386) 888-7684
  • Mid-Florida Housing Partnership Corporation (386) 274-4441, ext. 301 and 304

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