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National Financial Resources for Residents

Have you suffered a loss of income? Worried about paying your rent?

We know that many of our residents have suffered job and income loss during the pandemic and may struggle to pay rent. If you find yourself in this situation, here are some recommendations.
 

► State/Local Financial Resources 

  • Hillsborough County Rpaid Recovery Asstistance Program 
    Phone: (813) 272-5900
    https://www.hillsboroughcounty.org/en/residents/public-safety/rapid-response-recovery-assistance-program-r3
     
  • Metroplitan Ministries
    Phone: (813) 209-1000
    https://www.metromin.org/covid-19response/
     
  • Feeding Tampa Bay 
    Phone: (813) 254-1190
    http://www.feedingtampbay.org
     
  • Pet Resource Center of Tampa Bay
    Phone: (813) 744-5660
    Call for help feeding your pet.
     

► Help Finding Work

  • Need A Job Now 
    https://needajobnow.usnlx.com.  This web site lists jobs from verified employers looking to fill positions now due to COVID-19.
     
  • Upwardly Global
    upwardlyglobal.org supports immigrants and refugees who want to contribute their vital skills to the professional U.S. workforce.
     
  • Florida Reemployment Assistance 
    https://covid19.floridajobs.org/


► United Way’s 211.org 

By dialing 211 from any phone or visiting 211.org, you can search by zip code to access a hotline that connects you to emergency rent and utilities assistance, food assistance, relief for “gig economy” workers and contractors, mental health and other supportive services. All calls are confidential, can be made anonymously and callers can request translations services for 180 languages.
https://www.211.org/
 

► Salvation Army

Searchable database of support services by zip code, city or state. They also offer counselors available via phone (in English and Spanish) to help people connect with local services: 844-458-4673.
https://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/covid19/
 

► Catholic Charities

Reliable source of financial support for housing and more. Residents can identify their local chapter to learn more.
https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/
 

► Unemployment Insurance

If you are eligible for unemployment benefits, this site with help you learn how to apply for them as welfare or temporary assistance and other programs and services.
https://www.usa.gov/unemployment
 

► Resident Relief Foundation

Organization dedicated to helping responsible residents stay in their apartments during an unexpected financial emergency. You can apply for support, but managers can refer residents for financial aid.
https://residentrelieffoundation.org/our-programs/
 

► Rent Assistance

A directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that can help residents pay their rent.
https://www.rentassistance.us/
 

► Community Action Agency

This resource will help residents find out what services they might be able to access locally, such as emergency payment assistance for rent or utilities.
https://communityactionpartnership.com/find-a-cap/
 

► Help with Bills

Residents can learn about government programs to help pay for home energy bills and other expenses.
https://www.usa.gov/help-with-bills
 

► Grantspace by Candid

Database of national and state grant funds available to help with a wide variety of situations, including special grants for occupations (e.g., nurses, bartenders, hospitality workers, freelancers, first responders) as well as needs (e.g., pet care expenses).
https://grantspace.org/resources/knowledge-base/covid-19-emergency-financial-resources/
 

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