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Posted on: June 5, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Palm Beach County Rental Assistance Program

To be eligible for this CARES Assistance Program, applicants must:

  • be a resident of Palm Beach County;
  • provide documentation to prove loss of income, reduction in hours, or unemployment as a result of COVID-19 pandemic;
  • provide documentation to show they have applied or are receiving state or federal unemployment benefits;
  • meet gross Area Median Income (AMI) limit not exceeding 140% AMI for the household;
  • have a lease and other utilities in their or a household member’s name;
  • not have received any other financial assistance for rent and/or utilities for the period payment is requested; 
  • have less than $5,000 in liquid assets in checking, savings, and cash card balances;
  • NOTE- other restrictions may apply

Benefits up to $7,000 ($5,800/up to 3 months rent and $1200/electric, water and gas combined). Assistance will be provided only for past due rents and/or utilities. The due dates must be after March 1, 2020 and before December 30, 2020.

TO APPLY: applications must be submitted through CSD’s online portal.  To apply online at

For More Information: visit

For additional frequently asked questions, visit

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