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Florida DCF launches rental assistance program

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Children and Families is looking to distribute more than $800 million in federal aid to help low-income renters economically affected by the coronavirus pandemic pay past-due rent and utilities.

Department Secretary Shevaun Harris announced Tuesday the agency was starting to accept applications for an emergency program called “OUR Florida” that focuses on low-income renters whose household incomes meet certain thresholds.

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Renters who have experienced losses of income, faced financial hardships due to the pandemic, are at risk of losing their

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