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Coronavirus Relief Fund

Renters who need assistance with rent and utility payments due to COVID-19, visit stpete.org/RentAssistance.

How it Helps

The Coronavirus Relief Fund (formerly known as the Mortgage & Utility Payment Assistance Grant Program) provides grants to eligible homeowners who are currently unemployed or underemployed as a result of COVID-19 and have fallen past due with mortgage or utility expenses and/or are in jeopardy of future payment delinquency due to lost or diminished income.

Assistance is available for the following expenses:

  • Mortgage Payments
  • Homeowners Association Fees
  • Electric
  • Water
  • Gas
  • Internet
  • Telephone

Qualifications

The total household income cannot exceed 120% of the Area Median Income (AMI) for the St. Petersburg/Tampa/Clearwater geographic area as adjusted for household size. 

Household Size 120% AMI
1 $59,160
$67,560
$75,960
$84,360
$91,200
$97,920
$104,640
$111,360


The property must be:

  • Located within the St. Petersburg municipal boundaries
  • Occupied as the principal homestead residence of the homeowner
  • Valued at less than 90% of the average sales price established within the Clearwater-Tampa-St. Petersburg geographic area ($294,601)

Find full qualifications and application requirements below.  

Documentation

Application & Checklist

Self-Certification of Income Form

Application Submission Instructions:

Mail To:
Housing and Community Development Department
Municipal Services Center 
One 4th St. N., 9th Floor 
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Any questions, call 727-893-7247.

Additional Assistance

The City has set aside funding to create programs and partner with local organizations to help residents in need. Find more resources and information on how the City is working to Restart St. Pete here

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