Rent assistance in Florida is now open to anyone who needs help with paying for their mortgage or rent.
The Florida Housing Authority (FHA) announced the program on Tuesday.
FHA is offering to help low-income families pay for a one-bedroom apartment or rental, as long as they qualify for a financial hardship.
The FHA will give people up to $2,500 per month for a down payment, or $3,500 for a first-time buyer.
People must be in a household of at least four and be working, and their monthly rent must not exceed $400.
The maximum amount they can qualify for is $500 per year.FHA also announced that the state’s rent assistance program will be expanded to provide housing assistance for renters in areas where they are experiencing homelessness.
This includes areas with a housing crisis.
The program will cover the cost of rent for up to four people in the same home.