Housing Assistance for Veterans & Active Military in Miami-Dade

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Miami-Dade County

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Rent Assistance

Get up to $5,000 or 3 month's worth of rent or mortgage assistance if you’re behind on your payments because of the pandemic.

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December 15, 2020


  • Up to three (3) months of past due rent or mortgage payments per household, with a maximum of $5,000 per household.
  • Funds will be paid directly to the landlord or mortgage lender in the form of a grant.
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Any Veteran OR Active Duty Military member may be eligible for rental or mortgage assistance under the program, if the following conditions are met:

  • Can prove they are a veteran or active duty military service member.
  • Have not received aid for the mortgage or rent payments for the same period covered by this program from any other source.
  • Can show a loss or reduction of income due to COVID-19.
  • Current household income at or below 120% of Area Median Income (AMI) for Miami-Dade County. Current income refers to the household’s income following any job loss or income reduction due to COVID-19.
  • NOTE: Participation in the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) created by Miami-Dade County does not exclude participation in this program, however it cannot fund the same rental period.
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Visit the link provided below and select "Begin" on the left hand side to start the online application process.

For more information, call 305-374-5370. Additionally, you can select Contact Us on the website to email your questions.

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All Veteran and Active Duty Military applicants will need to provide the following documentation as part of the application process:

  • Proof of military or veteran status.
  • Proof of financial hardship due to COVID19.
  • Proof of current income.
  • Proof of residency within Miami-Dade County.
  • Proof of paid in full status of rent or mortgage as of February 2020.