Collier County residents behind on mortgage, rent or utility payments due to the economic challenges presented by COVID-19 may qualify for assistance. Please see the frequently asked questions (FAQ) page for details about eligibility and documentation requirements. Applications will be open depending on available funding and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Applicants must include on their application all household members living in the household. The applicant and all household members 18 years of age or older will need to provide their income documentation and must also meet all of the eligibility requirements. Applications and eligibility are reviewed on a case-by-case basis. If you are determined eligible, program staff will follow up with you.

The assistance categories are described below. It is very important that applicants apply to the correct category. This will help the review process run smoothly and avoid delays, including receiving and verifying requested documents.

Emergency Rental Assistance for Households – Renters Only

Applications are closed.

Local Recovery Program for Household Assistance* – Renters and Homeowners with a Mortgage

If you are a homeowner, with a mortgage and whose household income is between 0% and 140% area median income (AMI), you may qualify for up to $25,000 in federal assistance. See income table below.

If you are a renter whose household income is greater than 80% of the AMI income levels shown below, you may qualify for up to $25,000 in Federal Assistance.

County (Metro) Percentage
Category
Income Limit by Number of Persons in Household
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Collier County

(Naples-Immokalee-Marco Island MSA)

Median: 98,600

30% 19,850 22,650 25,500 28,300 32,470 37,190 41,910 46,630 Refer to HUD
50% 33,050 37,750 42,450 47,150 50,950 54,700 58,500 62,250 66,010 69,782
80% 52,850 60,400 67,950 75,450 81,500 87,550 93,600 99,600 105,616 111,651
120% 79,320 90,600 101,880 113,160 122,280 131,280 140,400 149,400 158,424 167,477
140% 92,540 105,700 118,860 132,020 142,660 153,160 163,800 174,300 184,828 195,390

* Funded by the American Rescue Plan Act.

To Report Fraud

To report fraud that you suspect is occurring or has occurred, please notify Collier County for review. Any suspected fraud in connection with Collier County’s emergency rental assistance program should be reported immediately. Collier County reserves the right to decline funding or participation, to any applicant, if it is determined that fraud has occurred.

Please complete the Fraud Report online form if you suspect or have knowledge of a tenant or landlord that has made a fraudulent application or received funds inappropriately. Once the form is completed, you will have the option to submit it electronically or print and mail it to the address indicated on the form.

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