Brevard County

Brevard County, FL emergency rental assistance

Brevard County Emergency Rental Assistance Program

To assist low-income households affected by the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, this program provides financial assistance and housing stability services to help them maintain their homes.

Remember that if you don’t submit all of the required paperwork, you won’t be eligible for any financial assistance.

Emergency Rental Assistance Policy Priority Areas
Emergency Rental Assistance Program Policy Addendum 1 – (pdf, 577 KB) Certificate of W-9 Tax Exemption (pdf, 131 KB)

At all County Libraries

By mail or hand-delivered to:

Housing and Human Services Department
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, B-106
Viera, Florida 32940
By email at: BrevardERA@brevardfl.gov
Use the online application portal web address:

The purpose of the Emergency Rental Help Program is to provide financial assistance and housing stability services to low-income households for rent, rental arrears, utilities and home energy costs, utilities and home energy costs arrears, and other housing-related issues.

Overview of the Program:

  • Applicants must be residents of Brevard County
  • Applicant’s income is at or below 80% of the Area Median Income.
  • The applicant must sign all relevant paperwork (application, social security number waiver, information release/request, etc.), or their application will be rejected/denied.
  • Documentation of all household income as recorded on the application’s Household Income Section (include 2 months of bank statements, pay stubs, etc., or a 2020 tax return (IRS Form 1040)).
  • The application must account for all members of a household.
  • If you are filling out an application by hand, please make sure that your writing is clear and readable.