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$17 Million Emergency Rental Assistance Program Funding Available


Last updated 6/4/2021 at 3:46pm

The Board of County Commissioners allocated $17 million from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to create the Polk County Rental and Utilities Assistance program.

Starting June 1, the county will start taking applications from Polk County residents who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This funding will pay up to $12,000 in assistance directly to landlords, property management and utility companies on behalf of qualifying Polk County residents.

"Applicants must be delinquent on rent or utilities at the time of their application," said Tamara West, Polk Cou...

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