RENTAL ASSISTANCE

FOOD DISTRIBUTION

PUBLIC ASSISTANCE/HEALTH

ORANGE COUNTY RENTAL ASSISTANCE

Hope CommUnity Center is offering help in applying for the Orange County Rental Assistance Program. Orange County is offering up to $30,000 or 12 months in rental assistance to Orange County Residents that have experienced hardships due to COVID-19.

Elegibility:

    1. Must be Orange County residents* 
  • Tenants must be at least one month behind in rent 

  • Household must not exceed the 80% of Area Median Income 

  • Due to COVID-19 any adult member of the household must have experienced some form of financial hardship, reduction in hours or is unemployed.

  • Room rentals in homeowner occupied or homestead property are not eligible. 

  • Tenants must provide documentation required by the County 

*City of Orlando residents not eligible, please see the City of Orlando website for more information 

If you are eligible or have any questions about the program, please contact Silvia Ruiz. 

AYUDA AL ALQUILER EN EL CONDADO DE ORANGE

Hope CommUnity Center ofrece ayuda para solicitar el Programa de Asistencia para la Renta del Condado de Orange. El Condado de Orange esta ayudando con hasta $30,000 o 12 meses de asistencia para la renta a los residentes del Condado de Orange que han experimentado dificultades debido a la COVID-19.

Elegibilidad:

  • Deben ser residentes del Condado de Orange*.

  • Los inquilinos deben tener al menos un mes de retraso en el pago del alquiler 

  • El hogar no debe superar el 80% de la renta media de la zona

  • Debido al COVID-19 algún miembro adulto del hogar debe haber experimentado algún tipo de dificultad económica, reducción de horas o estar desempleado.

  • Los alquileres de habitaciones en propiedades ocupadas por el propietario o en hogares no son elegibles

  • Los inquilinos deben aportar la documentación exigida por el Condado 

*Los residentes de la ciudad de Orlando no son elegibles, por favor visite el sitio web de la ciudad de Orlando para más información

Si usted es elegible o tiene alguna pregunta sobre el programa, por favor póngase en contacto con Silvia Ruiz.

Silvia Ruiz
Orange County Rental Assistance Coordinator
[email protected]
407-848-7206

ORANGE COUNTY FOOD DISTRIBUTION

Hope CommUnity Center distributes food to the community at both locations.  Check facebook, Instagram or call the front desk for times and dates: 408.880.4673

  • Tax Returns Form 1040 FOR ALL ADULTS IN HOUSEHOLD OR any other documents evidencing 2 months of income
    (wage statements, paycheck stubs, unemployment statements, or social security statements)
  • Full Executed lease

  • Social Security Number of applicant and everyone in the household

  • Copy of late notice or eviction notice

  • Valid ID FOR ALL ADULTS IN HOUSEHOLD

  • Any documents proving COVID hardship

Once you have all these documents, please contact us to set up an appointment.

Please note:

When applying the tenants must consider that if they were to be eligible the county can only pay for backed up rent. Meaning that the tenant must be behind on rent and requesting aid for back up rent. The County, if approved will pay the owner directly and is not responsible for future rent costs.

ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC ASSISTANCE/HEALTH

Hope provides Health Clinic referral letters, medicaid and food stamp information as well as

  • Tax Returns Form 1040 FOR ALL ADULTS IN HOUSEHOLD OR any other documents evidencing 2 months of income
    (wage statements, paycheck stubs, unemployment statements, or social security statements)
  • Full Executed lease

  • Social Security Number of applicant and everyone in the household

  • Copy of late notice or eviction notice

  • Valid ID FOR ALL ADULTS IN HOUSEHOLD

  • Any documents proving COVID hardship

Once you have all these documents, please contact us to set up an appointment.

Please note:

When applying the tenants must consider that if they were to be eligible the county can only pay for backed up rent. Meaning that the tenant must be behind on rent and requesting aid for back up rent. The County, if approved will pay the owner directly and is not responsible for future rent costs.