Emergency rent and mortgage assistance is available for Volusia County families and individuals impacted by the coronavirus through loss of employment. Renters and homeowners can apply for assistance for payment of current and, if they remain eligible, future payments. To qualify, applicants must meet income eligibility requirements, the rent or mortgage must have been current as of March 13, and the dwelling must be in Volusia County. Accepted applicants may receive up to $1,500 a month for three months. Look for the rent application and the mortgage application on the county’s website. Completed applications may be mailed to: Community Assistance, 110 W. Rich Ave., DeLand, FL 32720. Assistance will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. A limited number of applications will be accepted based on funding availability. For more information, email Volusia County Community Assistance at communityassistance@volusia dot org
These organizations in Deltona are also offering rental and utility assistance:
The Neighborhood Center of West Volusia, 434 S. Woodland Blvd., Deland, (386) 734-8120 or via at info@neighborhoodcenterwv dot org
New Hope Human Services, 2855 Lake Helen Osteen Road, Deltona, (386) 532-8291 or via DotBradley@brighthouse dot com.