Information you’ll need to provide

  • A way to show that you’ve lost income. This could be something like a letter from your job or bank statements.
  • Photo ID like a driver’s license or passport for everyone in the household.
  • Proof that you don’t make more than the income limits. This could be something like recent pay stubs or last year’s taxes.
  • Proof of late rent payments. These could be late notices, eviction notice, or a letter from your landlord.

Helpful tips

  • Funds received will be paid directly to your landlord.
  • Funds cannot exceed 12 months of assistance, however they can cover past due rent, utilities, and up to 3 months of future rent.
  • There is a cap of $2,000 per month, per household. Or up to $24,000 (total) if necessary.
  • Utility payments include water and sewer, power, gas, and/or home Internet costs.
  • If you are submitting a paper application, you can choose from the following options:

Via U.S. Postal MAIL:

CITY OF MIAMI, Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) Program

P.O. BOX # 013581, MIAMI, FL 33101

Drop-off location:

14 NE 1st Avenue, 1st Floor Lobby (Drop Box), MIAMI, FL 33132

Drop-off Hours: 9 am to 4 pm

About this program

‍Provided By: The City of Miami

If you have questions, you can speak with a program representative at: 

‍Program Information: Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Sample Applications: English - Spanish - Creole

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