Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF)

Coronavirus Relief Fund – CRF

Applications will be accepted beginning August 12, 2020 and will end December 1, 2020.

In general, the Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) is a portion of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed by Congress and signed into law by the President in March 2020 in response to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds are being channeled through the County SHIP network in order to get funds out to those households that need assistance as quickly as possible. These funds can be used to pay eligible costs from March 1, 2020 through Dec 31, 2020.

Coronavirus Relief Funds must be spent on activities necessary due to the COVID-19 emergency. Okaloosa County is providing the below assistance.

  • Rental and Utility Assistance

  • Mortgage and Utility Assistance

  • Housing Re-Entry Assistance (Can pay security deposit if move is necessary due to COVID-19)

***In order to pay utility bills you must submit a past due notice with a disconnect date***

NOTE:  Incomplete Packets will cause a delay in processing.  Assistance is only available as long as funds are available or through the end of the grant, December 31, 2020. This is a first qualified first served assistance program.

Complete Application Packets may be:

Emailed to Housing Staff at housing@myokaloosa.com

OR

Mailed to the Growth Management Office in Shalimar

OR

Dropped off in the “Housing Assistance” Box located just outside the 3rd floor elevator of the Shalimar County Administrative Building.

 

Okaloosa Growth Management Department

ATTN: HOUSING DIVISION

1250 N. Eglin Pkwy, Ste: 301

Shalimar, FL 32579

 

FORMS

CRF Application & Checklist

W-9

Blank forms if you need additional sheets for additioanl adults in household.

Self-Certification of Income

Authorization of Release of Information

Additional Household Members Hardship Information