FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 18, 2020

DEERFIELD BEACH, FL – City residents have until Thursday, November 27, 2020, to apply for CARES Residential COVID Relief Funding. The City of Deerfield Beach residential CARES COVID Relief Program is available to provide financial assistance to City residents with rental, mortgage and/or electric utility payments. Funds are available to residents financially impacted due to COVID-19.

  • Rental Assistance Program provides up to $15,000, assistance include rental arrears and rental payments to prevent eviction.
  • Mortgage Assistance Program provides up $15,000 in mortgage payment assistance.
  • Electric Utility Assistance Program provides up to $2,500 in electric utility assistance.

Applicants must complete an online application through an external portal available through the City’s website. Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served, first-completed.

All payments under the programs listed above will be made to landlords, mortgage companies or a third-party provider of utility services (i.e. FPL) and not to the tenants or property owners.

Below is the link to the Residential CARES COVID Relief Program application

For additional information please contact the Community Development Department at (954)480-4464 or or 954-480-6420 or

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