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Applications continue to be accepted to assist Citrus County Residents with Eviction Prevention

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on June 28, 2020

Citrus County Housing Services has implemented an Eviction Prevention Program to assist very low-income and low-income residents impacted by the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Applications continue to be accepted to assist Citrus County Residents with Eviction Prevention

Priority shall be on a first-qualified, first served basis and is limited to a one time award. Payments will be made directly to the landlord and a valid lease must be in place.

Funding for this program is available through the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Program. A household must meet the following criteria to qualify:

•             Must be a Citrus County resident.

•             Household income must be less than 80% of the average median income (see below).

 (80%)

Income Limits   

  • 1 Person – $31,300              
  • 2 Person – $35,800              
  • 3 Person – $40,250              
  • 4 Person – $44,700              
  • 5 Person – $48,300              
  • 6 Person – $51,900              
  • 7 Person – $55,540              
  • 8 Person – $59,050

•             Must have a documented loss of income related to COVID-19 that resulted in missed rental payments and in danger of being evicted.

For more information about the Housing Services Eviction Prevention Program, please call at (352) 527-7520.

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