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Rental assistance in Brevard County Florida.

Find help for paying rent, security deposits and housing costs in Brevard County Florida. Charities, churches and government organizations will assist low-income families, seniors, single moms and the disabled. This includes providing grant money to help with rental payments. Or get free legal aid to stop an eviction, section 8 HUD housing vouchers, and grant money to pay first months-rent or security deposits. Find help with back rent near you in Brevard County FL.

Funding for all programs is always limited, and unfortunately not everyone will qualify for financial help. In additional rent relief is needed, The non-profit agencies will usually refer individuals or families to other local Brevard County charities. Or, in addition to help paying rent assistance, many places coordinate tenant services with free lawyers to help low income families or single adults.

Or they may have information on state of Florida or federal government assistance programs that give rent help to the elderly, disabled or single mothers in Brevard County. Learn about all the services available including, but not limited too, shelter, low income housing, free cash grants for rent, apartments for bad credit renters and more.

Organization that help with rent in Brevard County FL

Ascension Catholic Church, Social Concerns is based at 1238 Aurora Road, Melbourne, Florida 32935. The faith based charity offers numerous grants and financial assistance programs. There is money to help for rent, utilities, storage or moving expenses, and much more. Also provides case management to struggling renters in the region. Serves residents of Melbourne and North of Eau Gallie Causeway. Call 321-259-5685.

Society of St. Vincent De Paul (Cocoa Beach) - Address - 5301 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931. The parish main phone number is (321) 799-3677. The local SVDP offers assistance, including to back rent, to those who are facing a crisis. The ways in which SVDP can help families in Brevard County FL includes providing short term housing assistance, utility assistance, free furniture for a low-income housing unit, rent help, and even money for moving.

St. Vincent de Paul of St. Joseph Parish is another option at 2824 Palm Bay Rd NE # A, Palm Bay, FL 32905.  Call (321) 768-7882. This charity was created to help those low income residents, seniors or veterans in need of assistance with rent. There is also short term housing, money to help tenants pay utilities so they are not evicted and other financial resources. This is the primary mission of Saint Vincent in the region.




Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church helps the poor, immigrants and vulnerable in Brevard County, including with rental payments. The main address is 3050 N. Hwy. A1A, Indialantic, Florida 32903. Resources are limited, however call 321-773-2783 for details on how to get help with rent from the church.

Sharing Center – This is one of the leading non-profit agencies in the Brevard County Florida area. Programs help with paying rent, coordinates low income housing, and offer water, utilities, and gas assistance to tenants. They run a number of other renter assistance programs, including giving out free household & personal items or funds to pay a security deposit on a new apartment. Some families in Brevard County may also be given cash loans for paying rent. The locations to apply at are below.

  • Sharing Center (South Brevard), 17 E. Hibiscus Blvd., Melbourne, Florida 32901, Phone number - 321-727-8581
  • North Brevard Charities Sharing Center is at 475 S Hopkins Ave, Titusville, FL 32780. Main number is (321) 269-6555
  • 2881 Palm Bay Road NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905, dial 321-676-2965
  • Central Brevard Sharing Center/Client Assistance, 113 Aurora Street, Cocoa, Florida 32922, Call (321) 631-0306

Housing & Community Development is a government affiliated agency at 695 E University Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32901. The telephone number is 321- 674-5734. Call for availability of funds that will help a tenant pay their rent or storage fees. Services include purchase home buying and assistance program and a repair program for homeowners in Melbourne only. Also learn about government housing assistance, like section 8.

Housing Authority of Brevard County provides rental subsidies for low income and working poor families. Among resources offered include section 8 housing vouchers. As part of this program, recipient pays 30% of their income toward housing costs, including rent. There is also senior subsidized apartments or places with no waiting list for people looking for an apartment. Or more information on housing authority in Brevard County.

  • Titusville Housing Authority - Office address: 524 Hopkins Avenue, Titusville, Florida 32780. Dial 321-267-7288. Programs include Government Public housing, Section 8 and Assisted living. In some cases emergency vouchers may be offered to bypass the section 8 rental home waiting list. Find details on Brevard County FL housing programs.
  • Cocoa Housing Authority is another option. This PHA is at 828 Stone St, Cocoa, FL 32922. Dial (321) 636-8535





Volunteers of America runs a homeless shelter, offers short term transitional housing and a job placement program for those who need rent help. The location is 924 Peachtree Street, Cocoa, Florida 32922. A major focus is on veterans, the currently homeless and disabled. Some emergency funds to help with rent, storage costs and transitional housing may be offered too. They also process applications to the SSVF grant program for veterans who are either (1) homeless or (2) close to eviction or a foreclosure. Dial (321) 631-2963.

Brevard County Aging Office - Housing & Human Services Department address is 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way Viera, Florida 32940. Resources administered include home repair programs for landlords and tenants, if needed. There are also applications to grant money for renters. The weatherization program includes leased mobile homes as well as low income tenants. Call (321) 633-2007.

Rental assistance Brevard County FLEckerd Connects helps families with children, including single moms or dads with their rent. The goal is to ensure the child (and their parent/guardian) has a second chance. There may be help paying rent, job programs, budgeting, and other financial aid. Everyone from single mothers to young parents, grandparents caring for kids and others can get housing support. There are multiple offices.

  • 2226 Sarno Road, Melbourne, FL 32935. Dial (321) 253-0032
  • 4095 US Highway 1, Rockledge, Florida 32955. Phone number is (321) 735-7249

Catholic Charities Family Emergency Assistance Program is based at 5135 North Cocoa Boulevard, Cocoa, Florida 32927. The Main office phone number - (321) 636-6144 or (321) 338-2986. A number of low income financial assistance and social service programs are administered. Apply for emergency rent help and assistance for electric bills. Funding for paying rental arrears is very limited, but residents can try. Other support is given too. Find more details on housing assistance from Catholic Charities in Brevard County.

  • Catholic Charities of South Brevard County FL offer programs too. The faith based parish has a number of short term emergency financial assistance programs, including for rent or security deposits. There is help for veterans, the elderly, tenants with no money and struggling. The church is at 1626 Oak Street, Melbourne, FL 32901. Call (321) 636-6144. Any funds are paid to the vendor or landlord.




Social Services - Community Action provides help to qualified families and individuals. The working poor, gig workers, single moms and others can apply for government grant money for housing costs (mortgages, rent, utilities and more.) Rent relief is combined with short term cash assistance, as well as case management and longer term self-sufficiency programs. Tenants that struggle to borrow money can also get help from no-credit loans. The address is 415 Stone St, Cocoa, FL 32922. Phone number: 321-633-1951.

  • Community Action Team-Titusville is another option. The office is at 611 Singleton Avenue, Titusville, Florida  32780. Dial (321) 633-1950. Similar to the community action agency above in the programs and resources they administer for the low-income or unemployed.

Churches that are part of Catholic Charities. Volunteers or staff may have referrals to shelters, possible programs to help with security deposits for the homeless, charities that offer loans for paying rent, and meals. Call the Cocoa Florida area agency at 321-338-2986.

Family Promise of Brevard is based at 14 1st St, Cocoa, FL 32922. Emergency rent assistance is offered to stop homelessness, including for single moms or dads. There is financial help for housing, shelters, and grant money to help pay back rent. The agency runs transitional housing program for very low income and/or homeless people. Call 321-209-3391.

Daily Bread helps the homeless and people close to it. Info and referrals for low income housing units is available, as well as shelter for homeless. Location is 815 E Fee Avenue, Melbourne, Florida 32901. Dial 321-723-1060

Brevard County Legal Aid, Inc. also has free lawyers, attorneys, and staff that offer eviction defense services. The office is at 1038 Harvin Way, Rockledge, FL 32955. Low income tenants facing eviction can get free legal support and aid. They may be able to help prevent, or postpone homelessness. Other representation for civil matters are also offered in Brevard County. There is free landlord-tenant mediation, help applying for benefits such as section 8 or ESG grant money to pay back rent and more. Telephone number is (321) 631-2500.

  • Fair Housing Continuum Inc can also help. Location is 571 Haverty Ct, Rockledge, FL 32955. Call (321) 757-3532. They help people in Brevard County address housing discrimination. There is information on building credit to lease an apartment, outreach, first months rent or moving help and other info.

Brevard County Salvation Army – There are a few locations around the county, as listed below, most of which have limited money to pay rent to stop an eviction in Brevard County. They are the local branch offices of this national charity organization. Receive case management, funds to prevention evictions, advice on landlord/tenant issues, free motel or hotel vouchers, and low income housing.

Applicants need to have an eviction (or disconnection) notice to receive help with rent or other bills that could cause homelessness. Call to see if they have funding and if qualified for emergency rent help.

  • Salvation Army, Central Brevard County, 435 Gus Hipp Blvd, Rockledge, FL 32955, phone (321) 632-6060
  • Salvation Army, South, 1080 S Hickory Street, Melbourne, Florida 32901, telephone (321) 724-0494







National Veterans Homeless Support helps veterans who are homeless or close to eviction. There is grant money to pay rent or a security deposit. Or learn about VA benefit programs, including housing resources from SSVF. The non-profit is at 1436 King St., Cocoa, FL 32922. Dial 321-208-7562

Housing for Homeless offers help to homeless people, with some information on where to pro-actively get rent assistance from. They have referrals, information on lot rent help for manufactured homes and other resources. The charity is at 4087 US-1, Rockledge, FL 32955. Call  (321) 639-0166 for details.

Additional rent assistance funds in Brevard County FL

Struggling tenants have other options to get money to pay rental costs or a security deposit. Clients need to be on the path to self-sufficiency for Homeless Coalition Resources. So since financial aid is limited and families (including single mothers or fathers) need to participate in case management, loans may be issued for rental or other housing expenses.


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