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The Broward County Emergency Rental Assistance program can pay up to 12 months in past due rent and utilities if renters have experienced financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

     To assist Broward County renters in avoiding eviction, the County is offering emergency rent and utility payments to low-income renters through the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Applications are still being accepted, but eviction protections have ended so renters are urged to act quickly. Broward County has opened four in-person intake centers to help speed the application process in addition to providing a call center staffed with multilingual English/Spanish/Haitian Creole professionals from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. […]