Pasco County is partnering with local nonprofit agencies to help pay bills for renters, according to a county news release.
The Pasco County Commission has announced additional opportunities through its Helping with Emergency Assistance Relief for Tenants (H.E.A.R.T) 2.0 program.
The county’s Community Development department is working with the local nonprofits on this initiative.
The Pasco H.E.A.R.T. 2.0 program can pay up to 18 months of bills for qualifying renters.
Bills that are eligible for payment include rent, water and electric bills.
To qualify, your household must be at or below 80% of the area median income. You also must have a past due rent/utility bill.
You also must prove Pasco residency and have experienced a COVID-19 economic impact.
Pasco County received funding for this program through the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program.
Applications are being accepted online 24/7 through May 31.
To apply, visit bit.ly/PascoHEART.
For more information about the program or application process, call Pasco County Customer Service at 727-847-2411.
Published May 11, 2022