Florida Jacksonville

Jacksonville Emergency Rental Assistance Program

The application for the City of Jacksonville’s Emergency Rent Assistance Program has now closed for consideration. The Our Florida program, which is open to residents of the entire state, is still accepting applications.


If you’re a renter, make sure you have the following paperwork on hand for each member of your family:

  • A form of identification, such as a driver’s license or birth certificate.
  • Documentation showing current renting arrangements (e.g., a current lease agreement or canceled cheques showing a regular payment habit).
  • A W-2 or 1099 from your employer, a bank statement, income certification for housing subsidies, or other proof of income; or documentation of annual income, such as 2020 tax filings, such as a W-2 or 1099 from your employer.
  • Proof of eligibility for SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, subsidized housing, or low-income housing.
  • Prove that the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has increased your costs (medical expenses, child care, transportation) or that you are receiving unemployment benefits.
  • Local government notification of unpaid rent, lease termination or eviction, or condemnation order or failure of inspection report;


  • A form of identification, such as a driver’s license or birth certificate.
  • Proof of ownership or a signed property management contract with the owner.
  • Deposit information from a financial institution.
  • A notice of nonpayment of rent, a notice of eviction, and a court filing in support of eviction are all examples of such notices.