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Posted on: August 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Rental assistance remains available for residents

WEB_Rental Assistance_Oct 9 2020

Rental assistance continues to be available for income-eligible residents through the city’s COVID-19 Assistance Recovery Effort (CARE) program. Since May, 542 households have been assisted, with the city paying 766 months of rental assistance representing a total expenditure of $689,666. The average rental payment is $900.

Assistance is provided on a first-complete application and first qualified/eligible basis and is for rental housing costs incurred on or after March 1, 2020. Assistance includes rental payments, with a two-month maximum assistance per household. 

Appointments must be made to submit completed applications and provide documentation. Appointments can be made by calling:

  • 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

Rental assistance applications will be accepted until the funds have been depleted or through Dec 15. Assistance will be provided on a first-complete application and first qualified/eligible basis and is for rental housing costs incurred on or after March 1, 2020.

Assistance includes rental payments, with a two-month maximum assistance per household. Maximum assistance is capped at $1,500 per month and $3,000 total per household. Assistance payments will only be made to the property landlord or rental property management companies. 

The assistance does not have to be repaid.

Program details and application.

Eligibility

  • Applicant must provide proof of an active lease and occupy the rental property in Daytona Beach.
  • The applicant must be able to document a loss of income as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Documentation must reflect an active employment status as of Feb. 29. Applicants may show paystubs, bank statements of direct deposits or letter from employer that includes salary or typical wages earned in a two-week period.
  • Since Feb. 29, applicant must have experienced a reduction in hours of work or pay reduction as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The applicant’s annual household income must be at or below the Area Median Income Level (chart below). Household is defined as the family occupying a specific residence.

APPLICANT HOUSEHOLD SIZE

MAXIMUM ANNUAL INCOME TO BE ELIGIBLE

1 person household

$36,350

2 person household

$41,550

3 person household

$46,750

4 person household

$51,900

5 person household

$56,100

6 person household

$60,250











Applying for Assistance

To apply for assistance, applicants will need to complete an application package at one of the following locations BY APPOINTMENT ONLY:

  • Central Florida Community Development Corporation
    (386) 226-1216
    211 Ridgewood Ave., Suite 114, Daytona Beach
  • Housing Authority of the City of Daytona Beach
    (386) 777-2588
    211 N. Ridgewood Ave. #300, Daytona Beach
  • Mid-Florida Housing Partnership Corporation
    (386) 274-4441 ext. 301 and 304
    1834 Mason Ave., Daytona Beach

These agencies will submit the completed application packages and payment information to the city. The city will process and mail all disbursements directly to the property landlord on behalf of the applicant.

The city’s CARE program was approved by the City Commission at their March 24, 2020 meeting to provide immediate financial relief to Daytona Beach residents and business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more details on the CARE program, visit www.codb.us/coronavirus.

Essential requirements for applicants

  • Wear a mask and come alone to your appointment.
  • Bring your own BLUE pen for document signing.
  • Bring the following items for verification purposes (if you can bring copies of your documentation that will speed up the processing time):
    • Documentation that support applicant being employed through Feb. 29 – this may be a paystub showing employment through Feb. 29, bank statements reflecting pay deposits – either direct or indirect, or a letter from applicant’s employer.
    • Documentation of loss of income due to COVID-19.
    • Documentation of earned income for the last three months for all household member (examples: pay stubs, profit and loss statement if self-employed).
    • Benefit award letters for unearned income for any household member (examples: current year social security letter, pension letter, unemployment, cash assistance, etc.).
    • Last six months bank statements or financial histories.
    • Documentation of all funds/assistance received related to COVID-19.
    • Government issued picture identification for all household members age 18 or older.
    • Social Security card for all household members, regardless of age.
    • Relevant documents such as Dissolution of Marriage and/or Child Support Orders for all household members.
    • A type of bill (utility preferred) in applicant’s name to confirm residency.
    • Active lease agreement and landlord’s legal name, address and tax ID for payment processing.
  • Applicants will be required to sign and certify that information is correct, duplication of benefits/subrogation certification and an authorization form for release of information.

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