Rent assistance Broward County and Fort Lauderdale.
Get emergency rental assistance in Fort Lauderdale and across Broward County Florida. A number of churches, non-profits, charities, and government agencies offer financial aid to help pay for housing costs. This includes emergency rent help, grants for paying security deposits, free legal aid to stop evictions, section 8 vouchers for low income families and low income housing.
Individuals who are facing some type of financial hardship or emergency may qualify for immediate rental assistance, especially if the funds can prevent an eviction. Below you will find information on the organizations to call or stop by at for help. Most programs focus on the low income, but oftentimes most Broward County residents can get some form of assistance, including referrals and access to government assistance such as section 8 or homeless prevention and rapid rehousing. Gain access to resources for emergency rental assistance in Fort Lauderdale.
Broward Regional Health Planning Council Inc., 915 Middle River Drive, Suite #104-A, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304. This agency can offer financial assistance to HIV and AIDs patients with late rent, security deposits, or back rent. In addition, as funding allows, they may also be able to help with move-in assistance in the form of first and last month's rent or security deposits for Broward County residents who qualify.
EASE Foundation – Can help meet the financial needs, including rent and housing, of residents of Davie, Cooper City and surrounding contiguous areas of Broward County Florida. Aid is available if clients of the non-profit are working, earning enough to pay their monthly bills in the immediate future and have an emergency or short term hardship. 4300 SW 57th Avenue, Davie, Florida 33314, phone (954) 797-1077
Catholic Charities – A great place to call for information and referrals to various non-profits, charities, and social service agencies. Get as well limited financial assistance for paying rent. Address is 1079 SE 22nd Avenue, Providence Place, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
Hallandale Human Services – A wide variety and comprehensive social services are offered from case workers. They are on site and are available to provide information and referral to non-profits and government programs, case management, details on rental assistance, and other financial aid. Location is 750 NW 8th Avenue, Hallandale Beach, Florida 33009, phone (954) 457-1460. Or try the center at 400 S Federal Hwy, Hallandale Beach, FL, 33009, phone (954) 457-2228.
Broward County Florida Family Success Centers
Access information and assistance from Family Success Centers that are located across the county. These locations serve as a one-stop source of information for people in need, and can offer social services information, referrals to non-profits and charities in Broward, and a wide range of services to assist lower income individuals and families. Including among the services are information on housing assistance, such as Florida section 8, and rental assistance. The locations of the Family Success Centers are:
- North County Multipurpose Center (Pompano), 2011 NW 3rd Avenue, Pompano Beach, Florida 33060, Telephone 954-786-2121
- NorthWest Coral Springs Family Success Center, 10077 NW 29th Street, Coral Springs, Florida 33065, Telephone 954-357-5000
- Central Region Family Success Center, Edgar P. Mills Multi-Purpose Center, 900 N.W. 31st Avenue, Suite 3000, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311. Telephone (954) 467-4700 or 954-357-5001
- South Region Family Success Center (Carver Ranches), 4733 SW 18th St., Hollywood, Florida 33023, Telephone 954-357-5650
- Davie Family Success Center, 4700 Davie Rd., Suite B, Davie, Florida 33314. Telephone 954-797-2054
- Broward County Family Success Center, Community Redevelopment, (954) 924-2952
- Broward County Family Success Division, 115 South Andrews Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl 33301, (954) 357-6367
- Urban League of Broward County, Inc., 11 N.W. 36th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida 3331
- Another FSC Human Services center is at 1773 N SR 7, Ste 101-D, Lauderhill, FL, 33313
- The last location is 2400 N University Dr, Ste 200, Pembroke Pines, FL, 33024
Hope South Florida has centers in Broward county, including Wilton Manors and Fort Lauderdale. Churches work together to offer emergency housing, loan programs, shelter, and help with back rent. Case management and other support is offered too. (954) 537-0211. Call (954) 467-8083
Gateway Community Outreach – Multiple offices are located across Broward County Florida. Apply for financial assistance for paying rent or housing expenses, access prevention/housing counseling/case management and ancillary services to homeless people and those faced with eviction. All locations have an intake number of (954) 725-8434. Offices are located at.
Gulf Stream Baptist Association is a partnership of multiple churches with the main office at 20 NW 46th Ave., Plantation, Florida 33317. There is everything from household items to food to emergency financial assistance (a few dollars) for rental arrears. They also help non-English speakers, single moms and the vulnerable. Dial (954) 583-0339 for rental or mortgage help.
Housing Authority of Broward County and the City of Fort Lauderdale has two locations as noted. they provide income, rent subsidized section 8 housing vouchers. There is normally a waiting list, however expedited or prioirty section 8 may be for senior citizens or the disabled. There is also public housing, home buying resources, and information on government grants.
- 500 West Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311. Call (954) 556-4100
- 437 SW 4 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315. For this main office, dial (954) 525-6444
Hope Outreach Center – If you are facing imminent eviction, apply for emergency rent help. Other social services offered too. 4700 SW 64th Avenue, Davie, FL 33314, (954) 321-0909
Legal Aid Service of Broward County Inc. - Low income families and those facing poverty may qualify for free legal advice or representation with housing issues. Other services include eviction prevention, landlord / tenant mediation and additional support. Referrals may be available for those facing homelessness and that are behind on their rent. The main office is in Plantation Florida. Call (954) 736-2431
Broward Homeless Initiative Partnership Division offers eviction prevention and runs a program known as Housing First. This includes low income, transitional housing as well as shelter. There may also be grants or loans available to pay rent. The homeless may qualify for security deposit assistance or a long term rental subsidy. Telephone for intake is (954) 357-5099.
The agency above, which is also known as HIP, coordinates a number of local non-profits as part of the Continuum of Care. These agencies offer eviction help and rehousing. This encompasses everything from ESG grants for paying rent to motel vouchers, case management, and rehousing. Any financial aid for housing or rental costs is based on federal government funding and many other factors. Read more on Broward County eviction help.
Housing Finance Authority of Broward County – While mostly focused on mortgages, some rental housing information can be administered too, including homeless prevention and section 8. The address is 110 NE Third Street #300, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301, (954) 357-4900
Miramar Assisting Seniors in their Homes (MASH) – Residents over 60 can apply for short term emergency assistance from programs that are designed to alleviate a crisis or short term emergency. Location is 7667 Venetian Street, Venetian Street Senior Center, Miramar, FL 33023
City of Fort Lauderdale Housing & Community Development Division (phone (954) 828-4512) as well as the City of Pompano Beach Office of Housing and Urban Improvement (phone (954) 786-4659) both run the government funded homeless prevention and rapid rehousing program. This program, created from stimulus funds, can pay for moving expenses, security deposits, rent, and offer housing and credit counseling too. Most programs are free.
Salvation Army - Provides assessments and referrals for short term needs including emergency rent and low income housing. Section 8 people can’t apply. Learn about federal government assistance programs too. There may also be a homeless shelter, free motel vouchers, as well as funds for electric bills (as well as rent) to stop eviction. There are multiple sites, but the main location is 1445 West Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33311, phone (954) 524-6991
Urban League - Lauderhill Family Success Center – Mostly provides information, including free advice for landlord/tenant issues and details on local housing resources. The location is 6953 Sunset Strip, Sunrise, FL 33313, (954) 625-2570. There are other housing and rent assistance programs offered by this non-profit, and they help minorities, the elderly, jobless and others. More on local Urban League assistance programs.
City of Fort Lauderdale also has an emergency rental assistance program. This is a free government grant that is for exceptional circumstances, such as disaster relief, financial crisis outside of the tenant's control, illness and similar conditions. The location is 100 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33301. Residents only can dial (833) 385-7368 for information on the emergency financial help for rent or deposit program.
Family Success Administration – Call them to apply for emergency assistance with paying rent. The clients of the program will be assessed for need. Programs will be reviewed and compared to other local resources and non-profits. Hollywood, Florida 33023, phone (954) 357-5650
The City Church Resource Center is a non-profit that helps Pompano tenants from their office at 704 Hammondville Road. Money may pay deposits, back rent and energy costs. There may be referrals as well. Call (954) 532-7548, or find other places to get help paying security deposits.
Broward Regional Health Planning Council runs the HOPWA rent and health care program. The agency offers housing assistance to HIV patients. There may be one time rental, mortgage or utility bill help, as well as movi-in assistance. The office is at 200 Oakwood Ln, Hollywood, Flordia 33020. Dial (954) 561-9681
Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward County is based in Lauderhill Florida. Low income parents, specifically single moms, can apply for emergency grants to pay their back rental expenses to landlords, basic needs, shelter, and more. The number is (954) 765-0550.
Financial Assistance Program – Apply for free cash grants for the non-employed and loans for the employed, which can be used to pay rent and housing costs. the main office is in Pompano Beach, Florida. Call (954) 357-5340.
SUNSERVE only helps peoples with HIV/AIDs. One part of the non-profits services is housing, rent, moving costs, and accommodations. Call 954-764-5150. The address is 2312 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305.