Seminole County emergency mortgage assistance ends Friday

SANFORD, Florida. – A federally funded program to help Seminole County residents who need help paying their mortgages will end Friday afternoon.

So far, the program has distributed over $800,000 to more than 60 families.

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To be eligible for the program, applicants must be residents of Seminole County but not the City of Sanford, they must have a household income less than 80% of the Seminole County area median income, and they must have suffered financial hardship as a result. from or during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The county says the program has benefited independent residents the most, who have suffered a dramatic drop in income during the shutdowns.

To find out if you qualify, go to Seminole County Emergency Mortgage Assistance Website and follow the drop-down menu prompts. You can also call 407-665-2300 if you have any questions.

While the mortgage loan program is ending, the rental assistance program continues to receive applications. Head to the county emergency rental assistance website for more information.

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