Funds are now available to income-eligible residents for mortgage assistance, rental assistance and utility and security deposit assistance through Brevard County’s Housing and Human Services Department.
Brevard County’s Board of County Commissioners has allocated up to $4.4 million in federal CARES Act grant funds to assist those financially impacted as a result of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Those eligible must be a resident of Brevard County; at or below 140 percent of area median income; and able to demonstrate assistance is required as a result of direct impacts from coronavirus.
To qualify, applicants must be able to submit the documents below supporting income, need and other assistance, including income verification documents such as paychecks, unemployment compensation history, veteran’s check, child support payment history, Aid to Families with Dependent Children/Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, bank statements, rental agreements, mortgage statements, documentation for a utility deposit, and most recent tax return, etc.
COVID-19 Assistance Program Overview
Applications for assistance are available online at these locations: www.brevardfl.gov/HumanServices/Announcements
(look in the blue box at the top of the page for COVID-19 Financial Assistance Program.)
Paper application forms will also be made available at Brevard County libraries and on County buses.
Please note that failure to provide all required documentation will result in the denial of assistance
Applications will be accepted at the following locations:
- At all County Libraries.
- By mail or hand delivered to:
Housing and Human Services Department
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, B-103
Viera, Florida 32940.
- By email at BrevardCaresAct2020@brevardfl.gov
- Use the online application portal