PALM BEACH COUNTY — The Palm Beach County Community Services Department (CSD) announces the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Coronavirus Relief Fund Rent and Utilities Assistance Program was offered to residents effective June 5.
The CARES Act Rent and Utilities Assistance Program provides one-time rental and/or utility assistance to eligible Palm Beach County residents who have experienced loss of income, reduction in hours, or unemployment as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are for applicants who reside in apartments, houses, townhouses, or mobile homes.
To be eligible for this 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 the COVID-19 pandemic;
Applicants can only receive assistance once, but may apply for multiple services. All assistance must be applied for at same time. Other restrictions may apply.
Assistance will be provided only for past due rents and/or utilities. The due dates must be after March 1, and before December 30.
Applications must be submitted through the CSD’s online portal. To apply, visit www.pbcgov.com/OSCARSS.
To learn more, visit www.pbcgov.com/communityservices. For additional frequently asked questions, visit www.pbcgov.com/csdcaresactfaq.