By CBSMiami.com Team

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Fort Lauderdale residents who have been affected by the pandemic may be eligible for rental assistance.

To qualify, residents must rent a home or apartment in the city, have experienced a loss or reduction in household income, or financial hardship, due to COVID-19, and have a household income at or below 80% of the Area Median Income.

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Those who qualify may receive up to 6 months of assistance. The payments will be made directly to the landlord.

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To apply, go to consolidatedcreditsolutions.org/ftl-rent and download the application. Send application and all required documentation by email to ftlrent@consolidatedcredit.org or fax them to (888) 246-9722.

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Those unable to download the application or have questions regarding eligibility can call 1-833-FTL-Rent (1-833-385-7368).

CBSMiami.com Team