Lake County Accepting CARES ACT Applications

Beginning Monday, August 10th at noon, Lake County will begin accepting applications for the Coronavirus Relief Fund Housing Assistance Program. The program, funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, will provide assistance for past due rent, mortgage and utilities.

Applicants are strongly urged to do the following prior to completing the application:

  • Preregister at https://lakecountyfl.submittable.com/submit
  • Read the Coronavirus Relief Fund Housing Assistance Program’s Frequently Asked Questions.
  • Review the eligibility requirements.
  • Prepare, sign (where applicable) and scan required forms and documentation.

Step-by-step instructions are available at https://www.reopenlake.com to help guide applicants through the process. Additionally, the CARES Act program helpline is available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 352-268-9299.

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