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Emergency rental, utility assistance portal back open in Palm Beach County

One-on-one assistance available at multiple library locations
Posted at 3:09 PM, Jun 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-07 15:15:45-04

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — The online application for emergency rental and utility assistance is back open in Palm Beach County.

Eligible tenants who experienced a loss of income as a direct result of COVID-19 are eligible for assistance with rent and utilities.

ERA ELIGIBILITY

Eligible Palm Beach County residents must be a renter of a household in which at least one or more individuals meets all of the following criteria, including but not limited to:

  • Qualifies for unemployment or experienced a reduction of household income
  • Incurred significant costs or experienced other financial hardships due to COVID-19
  • Demonstrates a risk of homelessness or housing instability
  • Has a household income at or below 80% of the area median

Click here for a full list of eligibility requirements and to apply or call (561) 355-4792.

People who need one-on-one assistance with applications can receive help from the following Palm Beach County library branches weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

* Hagen Ranch Road
14350 Hagen Ranch Road
Delray Beach, FL 33446

* Gardens Branch
11303 Campus Drive
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

* Okeechobee Branch
5689 Okeechobee Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33417

*Glades Road Branch
20701 95th Ave. South
Boca Raton, FL 33434

* Belle Glade Branch
725 NW 4th St.
Belle Glade, FL 33430

* Acreage Branch
15801 Orange Blvd.
Loxahatchee, FL 33470

* West Boca Branch
18685 FL-7
Boca Raton, FL 33498

* Royal Palm Beach Branch
500 Civic Center Way
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

* Greenacres Branch
3750 Jog Road
Greenacres, FL 33467

* Main Library Branch
3650 Summit Blvd.
West Palm Beach, FL 33406