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Osceola County Human Services / Servicios Humanos del Condado de Osceola
 
Hours
M - F: 8am - 5pm
 
Phone
(407) 742-8400
 
Address
330 N Beaumont Ave
Kissimmee, FL 34741

Housing Office

Rental Assistance

Applications for COVID-19 housing assistance are available beginning October 5th, 2020 at 8 a.m. Applications will continue to be accepted until all funds are expended. The deadline to expend funds is December 30, 2020

Covid-19 Emergency Rental Assistance /
Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Screening Form
COVID-19 Formulario de ayuda de emergencia para el alquiler o hipoteca

 

COVID-19 HOUSING ASSISTANCE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS October 5 Do you live in Osceola County (including the cities of St. Cloud and Kissimmee)? Have you been impacted financially by the COVID19 pandemic – loss of income, laid off, hours reduced, furloughed? You may qualify for up to 3 months rent/mortgage payments (up to a total of $5,000) What’s needed •Proof of loss of income •Driver’s license and social security card for applicant/co-applicant •Current lease or mortgage statement in applicant’s/co-applicant’s name •W-9 form from your landlord, property manager or mortgage company Applications will be available beginning October 5, 2020 at 8 a.m. through October 12 2020 at 8 a.m. Qualified applicants will receive assistance based on the order of a random lottery. If you have questions regarding the program, please call 407-742-8403 or visit http://housing.osceola.org. COVID-19 ASISTENCIA DE VIVIENDA SOLICITUDES ACEPTADAS EL 5 DE Octobre ¿Vives en el Condado de Osceola (incluyendo las ciudades de St. Cloud y Kissimmee)? ¿Ha sido afectado económicamente por la pandemia de COVID19 – pérdida de ingresos, despedido, reducción de horas? Puede calificar para pagos de alquiler/hipoteca de hasta 3 meses (hasta un total de $5,000). Qué se necesita •Prueba de pérdida de ingresos •Licencia de conducir y tarjeta de seguro social para el solicitante/cosolicitante •Declaración de arrendamiento o hipoteca actual a nombre del solicitante/cosolicitante •Formulario W-9 del propietario, gerente de propiedad o empresa hipotecaria Las solicitudes estarán disponibles a partir del 3 de agosto de 2020 a las 8 a.m. hasta el 10 de agosto de 2020 a las 8 a.m. Los solicitantes que califican recibirán asistencia basada en el orden de una lotería. Para aplicar visite: housing.osceola.org. Si tienes preguntas sobre el programa, llame al 407-742-8403.

EVICTION DIVERSION ASSISTANCE ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE NOW. If your landlord has filed an action for eviction against you for non-payment of rent, please contact 407-742-8440 or email evictionassist@osceola.org. Requirements: Be an Osceola resident, Have a valid Driver’s License or State ID, Have a signed lease (apartment or house). Property must be your primary residence. Have proof of COVID hardship (loss of income, laid off, reduced hours, furloughed), Have an eviction action filed against you. Must provide case number. ASISTENCIA DE DESALOJO ASISTENCIA DISPONIBLE AHORA. Si su arrendador ha presentado una acción de desalojo en su contra por falta de pago del alquiler, comuníquese al 407-742-8440 o envíe un correo electrónico a evictionassist@osceola.org. Requisitos: Sea residente del condado de Osceola, Tener una licencia de conducir válida o una identificación estatal, Tener un contrato de arrendamiento firmado (apartamento or casa). La propiedad debe ser su residencial principal. Tener prueba de dificultades de COVID (pérdida de ingresos, despido o horas reducidas), Tener una acción de desalojo en su contra. Debe indicar el número de caso.

Utility Assistance

Applications for COVID-19 utility assistance are available beginning October 5th, 2020 at 8 a.m.

Covid-19 Emergency Utility Assistance Form
COVID-19 Formulario de Asistencia de Utilidades

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Osceola County Housing Office is to improve the quality of life for Osceola County citizens through commitment, advocacy, and ensuring the provision of adequate affordable housing for our citizens. It is our goal to empower economically disadvantaged individuals and families, particularly those with very-low to moderate incomes, so Osceola County will have strong, diverse, and viable communities.

GOALS

To establish housing programs by addressing the areas of critical need while ensuring residents of Osceola County have access to safe, decent, and sanitary housing.

La misión de la Oficina de Vivienda del Condado de Osceola es mejorar la calidad de vida de los ciudadanos del Condado a través del compromiso, protegiendo y garantizando la provisión de vivienda adecuada y asequible para nuestros ciudadanos.  Nuestro objetivo es empoderar a las personas y familias económicamente desfavorecidas, particularmente a aquellas con ingresos muy bajos a moderados, para que el Condado de Osceola tenga comunidades fuertes, diversas y viables.
Establecer programas de vivienda abordando las áreas de necesidad crítica y al mismo tiempo garantizar que los residentes del condado de Osceola tengan acceso a viviendas seguras, decentes y sanitarias.

Videos

Osceola County offers Rental, Mortgage and Utilities Assistance
Oct 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of hardship throughout our country. Here in Osceola County, there is a program to help residents pay their housing and/or utility bills. Starting October 5th, residents may go online to apply for assistance. Assistant Human Services Director, Danicka Ransom has more information on the programs, as well as a request for anyone who has not completed their 2020 Census form online to do so by the FINAL DAY which is Monday, October 5th.

COVID-19 Rental/Mortgage/Utilities Assistance - Updated October 2, 2020
Oct 2, 2020

Steps to apply for COVID-19 Rental/Mortgage Assistance. Provided by Human Services Department.