City of Sebastian offering COVID-19 temporary mortgage and rental assistance

City of Sebastian
City of Sebastian

The City of Sebastian is offering a grant program on a first completed, first-served basis to provide temporary mortgage or rental assistance to eligible applicants whose household has been economically affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The assistance is limited to the actual missed or currently due mortgage or rent payments due after April 1, 2020, and may not exceed $1,500.00 per month (may include late fees and charges, security deposits, and required tax and insurance escrow deposits).

Payments may be for one to three months, but the total may not exceed $4,500.00. Grants shall only be paid directly to the mortgage holder or to the landlord. The amount of total grants is subject to the availability of funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

For more information on eligibility requirements, visit the COVID-19 Grant Information page on the city’s website.

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About Andy Hodges
Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland and raised in Jupiter, Florida. Andy has been a radio & TV personality since the 1980s. He has worked for WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. After spending 7 years in Atlanta, Georgia during the 1990s, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2000. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.