June 26, 2023
Rent and Utility Assistance Available through City of Pensacola CDBG-Coronavirus Funds
Renters in the City of Pensacola with overdue rent and/or utility payments may be eligible for assistance through the city's Community Development Block Grant-Coronavirus Funds.
Applications are now available on the City of Pensacola website until all funds have been committed. Click here to access the application directly. Approximately $100,000 will be made available to assist eligible renters within the city limits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic with overdue or back rent and/or utility payments.
Eligible expenses must occur between March 1, 2020 to date. Maximum assistance will be up to $7,500 per household and will be paid directly to the property owner or landlord and/or utility company.
General eligibility requirements:
- Must be a renter within the City of Pensacola limits (address lookup tool available here)
- Must have income adversely impacted by COVID-19
- Total household income cannot exceed 80% of Area Median Income (AMI)
- Program is for rent and/or utility assistance ONLY