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Emergency Rental Assistance Program

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Application Portal is Temporarily Closed​

Portal Reopens August 18​ —​ ​Read More...​​

  • All completed applications that were submitted prior to 11:59PM on Sunday, July 17, will be considered in this round of approvals. Unfinished applications in the system when the portal closed will be available to residents when the portal reopens on August 18.​​
  • ​Applicants in active eviction or in need of relocation funds will be prioritized. Note: An active eviction means you have received an eviction from the courts. A three-day notice is not an active eviction.​
  • During the closure period, in-person assistance with applications and documents is available at each of the four Broward County Family Success Centers located in Coral Springs, Hollywood/West Park, Fort Lauderdale and Pompano Beach. Appointments are required. Visit Broward.org/FamilySuccess​.​
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To get started, read all of the information below to learn more about the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. When you are ready, use the link above to submit an application, or to check the status of an application you have already submitted. If you need more information, call 954-831-ERAP (3727). You can submit an appeal for a denied application, or register a complaint about the ERAP, by visiting cares.broward.org/feedback​. You must use Google Chrome to access the website.


In May 2022, the Broward County Commission received an additional $22 million in funding from the federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), in an initiative that enables local governments to allocate emergency funding to residents who are suffering financially ​during or as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are behind on your rent or utilities, or unable to pay your current rent, the ERAP can help. Also, if your rent has increased and this increase will cause a hardship, we can now provide three months of rental assistance.​

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