PALM BEACH COUNTY CARES FOR HOUSING

(Mortgage Assistance Program)

 

APPLICATION LAUCH DATE – Monday, June 29, 2020 at 8:00am and end on Friday, August 14, 2020   

 

Apply CARES Mortgage Assistance Program

 

Videos on how to fill out the application are available here 

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ALLOCATION:  $20,000,000

GRANT MAXIMUM AWARD:  $10,000

(Up to four-months mortgage payments, but not to exceed $10,000) 

  

ELIGIBLE MORTGAGE ASSISTANCE: Funding will provide assistance to income eligible households who are at least one-month delinquent in their first mortgage and escrow payments (PITI), late fees, attorney's fees, condominium and homeowners' association payments, special assessments, and other mortgage associated costs related to COVID-19.  

NOTE:  If required assistance exceeds $10,000, applicant(s) will be required to pay the difference, when they are notified of the amount approved by Palm Beach County.

HOUSEHOLD SIZE AND INCOME CATEGORIES TO BE SERVED:    

Number of Persons                             
in Household 

(Moderate - 140% AMI)
(Less than or Equal to)

1 $86,100
2 $98,420
3 $110,740
4 $122,920
5 $132,860
6 $142,660
7 $152,460
8 $162,260
 

APPLICANT SELECTION CRITERIA: Applications will be accepted on a first come, first qualified, first served basis, subject to funding availability. 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: At the time of application submittal, applicant must be able to provide the following documents:

  1. Proof of loss of income, reduction in hours, or unemployment as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic;
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  3. Copy of valid drivers' license or state identification for applicant and co-applicant;
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  5. Copy of recent pay check stub for applicant and co-applicant (OR) a current completed verification of employment;
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  7. A completed YTD profit and loss statement (if self-employed);
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  9. Copy of recent social security, retirement and/or disability award letter for applicant and co-applicant;
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  11. Most recent mortgage payment statement showing proof of the applicant's delinquency;
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  13. Copy of Completed and Signed W-9 form for Applicant and Co-Applicant(s); Click Here for W-9 Form
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  15. Copy of Completed and Signed W9 from Mortgage(s) Lender Click Here for W-9 Form
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    • NOTE: Mortgage payments must have been current as of February 29, 2020. Individuals with a forbearance and/or mortgage modification plan in place will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis, and
     
  16. Copy of homeowners'/condominium association delinquent statement (if applicable).
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Homeowners who received first mortgage financing through Palm Beach County Department of Housing and Economic Sustainability, are not eligible to participate in this program.
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  • Property must be participants' primary residence.
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  • Property must be located in Palm Beach County.
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  • Participants' Assessed value of their property may not exceed $331,888 (current maximum sales price for PBC housing programs).
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  • Participants must be at least one-month delinquent.
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  • Participants are required to receive mortgage delinquency default resolution counseling from an Approved Counseling Agency prior to disbursement of funds.
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  • Participants can only receive assistance once.