Emergency Rent and Utilities Assistance

In conjunction with the State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP);
Emergency Rent and Utilities Assistance is available to income qualified residents who are impacted by COVID - 19. 


Program description: 
  • Payment of past due rent and utility bills for qualified applicants
  • Maximum grant of $5,000 per household
  • No repayment required if income qualified
  • Payment made directly to landlord or utility company
  • Program not available for City of Pembroke Pines apartments or City Water Bills
  • Funds on a first come first served basis
  • Incomplete applications will not be accepted and processed
  • Income must be at or below 80% Area’s Median Income (AMI)
INCOME LIMITS (EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2020)
 Income Chart (April 2020)

Applications can be downloaded here: COVID-19 RENT AND UTILITY ASSISTANCE APPLICATION

Applications may be accepted for submission starting May 29, 2020.

The Emergency Rent and Utilities Assistance Program is administered by the City's Housing Consultant:
Community Redevelopment Associates of Florida, Inc( www.crafla.com).
For information please contact Nercida Casado at ncasado@crafla.org  or call 954-431-7866, ext 110 for additional information. 

Completed application along with all required documentation can be sent via email to: ncasado@crafla.org or placed in the drop box located at:

Community Redevelopment Associates of Florida, Inc.
8569 Pines Boulevard, Suite 207
Pembroke Pines, FL 33024