The R3 Emergency Rental Assistance Program is now open for applications from tenants whose household incomes are at or below 80% area median income (AMI). 1,000 completed and submitted applications will be accepted weekly on a first-come, first-served basis, after which tenants may work on their applications until the next submission window opens on Monday morning at 8 am. Landlords may register at any time.
Important Notice: Applying for the ERAP is free and one-on-one application assistance for tenants is available in English and Spanish by contacting the ERAP Call Center at (866) 375-9114. Tenants should be wary of anyone requesting payment to complete an ERAP application.
Rapid Response Recovery (R3) Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Hillsborough County's R3 Emergency Rental Assistance Program is intended to assist County renters and landlords directly impacted by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners created this program to direct federal funds in a manner that provides immediate relief, prevents homelessness, and supports long-term community health and stability.
This program will help our community's COVID-19-impacted renters cover some or all of their past-due rent and utilities through payments to their landlords and utility provider.Read More
Apply as a Renter
Please apply if you are a renter, have read about the program, and believe you qualify to receive financial assistance.Apply Now
Register as a Landlord
Create an account and update your profile to participate as a landlord.Register Now
Click here for resources to help you participate in this program, including frequently asked questions and customer service contacts.Get Help