Senior Rental Assistance Program

SENIOR RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

The City of Miami Senior Rental Assistance Program offers assistance to income-eligible (40% Area Median Income) senior households (ages 62 and up) in the City who spend more than 50% of their household income on housing costs AND who live in City assisted rental housing or subsidized buildings within City of Miami limits. The program provides up to $100 a month towards rental housing assistance at eligible properties, for up to a year, for qualifying households.

Applications will be available between 12/9/2019 and 01/31/20 at:

Miami City Hall
3500 Pan American Dr.
Miami, FL 33133

The City’s Miami Riverside Center building
444 SW 2 Ave.
Miami, FL 33130

City NET offices

Applications MUST be mailed to the address noted on the application via the U.S. Postal Service AND postmarked by  Friday 01/31/2020. Please note, if you are a current Section 8 client or reside in Public Housing or in a Sec. 202 project, you are INELIGIBLE for this program. Only one application per household is permitted. Any household that submits more than one will be disqualified.

All eligible applications will go through a computerized lottery waitlist process and assigned a randomly selected ranking number. After the waitlist is established via lottery, a preference will be given as follows: (1) City assisted housing; (2) Subsidized housing in the City of Miami. The waitlist(s) will be posted at the following web page by February 24, 2020 :https://www.miamigov.com/Government/Departments-Organizations/Housing-Community-Development.

 The maximum allowable income for participation in this program are as follows:

Number of Persons in Household  1 2 3 4 5
Maximum Annual Income limits (40% AMI)  $23,720  $27,120  $30,520  $33,880  $36,600 

 

Please see application for all other eligibility criteria.  Any questions, please call 305-416-2083.