FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JANUARY 4, 2020
COVID-19 UPDATE #80
TOWN OF DAVIE OPENS COVID-19 RENTAL EVICTION AND FORECLOSURE PREVENTION PROGRAMS
DAVIE, Fla. – The Town of Davie will be starting the COVID-19 Rental Eviction Prevention and Foreclosure Prevention programs to assist Davie residents who have been financially impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Applications will be accepted beginning Tuesday, January 5, 2021.
The Rental Eviction Prevention and Foreclosure Prevention programs are designed to assist Davie residents with a maximum award of up to $13,000 to cover up to six months of payment(s). To qualify for this program, applicants must reside in the Town of Davie and be able to document that they were unable to pay strictly due to temporary loss of income, reduction in hours, or unemployment exclusively as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The program will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis until March 1, 2021, or until funds are expended. Assistance will only be provided for rents and mortgages past due as of April 1, 2020, and onward.
If you have previously received a total of six months of assistance through any Town of Davie Rental Eviction/Foreclosure Prevention Programs, you are ineligible for this program. However, if you have received less than six months of assistance, you may qualify for further aid.
The program applications are available on the Town website at www.davie-fl.gov/606/Community-Services. Hard copies of the application can be picked up outside the Town of Davie’s Community Services Division (CSD) office located at 4700 SW 64 Avenue Suite D, Davie, FL 33314.
Completed applications must be submitted by mail or via the locked drop-box located at the CSD at 4700 SW 64 Avenue Suite D, Davie, FL 33314 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applications will not be accepted after hours or on weekends.
When dropping-off applications, please adhere to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 guidelines, as well as, local and state mandates.
For additional information regarding the COVID-19 Rental Eviction/Foreclosure Prevention Programs, please visit, www.davie-fl.gov/COVID19Rent.
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Leona Henry, Intergovernmental Affairs Manager
Sussette Rodriguez, Public Relations Coordinator
Ariana Briceno, Public Relations Assistant
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