Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF)

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES Act, is a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill passed by the 116th U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump in March 2020 in response to the economic fallout of the COVID19 pandemic in the United States.

Through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), $250 million from the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) is available and will be allocated into the following areas: 
  • $ 120 million to provide rental assistance for residents in Florida Housing funded developments.
  • $ 120 million to provide utility, rent, and mortgage assistance administered by the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) jurisdictions.
  • $ 2 million to provide operations support for special needs developments.

Applications were open until Dec 1st, 2020, and are now closed.
(funding is limited and applications are accepted on a first-come-first-served basis)

For questions or concerns, please contact:
Sherry Nowlin, 850-332-7976 ext 218