Past Due Rent Assistance

We thank you for your interest in our rental assistance program. Due to a large number of requests for assistance, we are currently not accepting any new applications for assistance. If you are facing homelessness or have an urgent sheltering need, please contact 211. For additional information or status on an existing application, please call the Pasco County Human Services division at 727-834-3297. Thank you.

Choose the Program That Fits Your Needs

Thank you for your interest in applying for rental assistance. Please review the two programs below, and select the application which best corresponds to your needs.

SHIP Rental Assistance

Due to the high volume of applications, please know the online application is closed at this time

SHIP may be better for your household if any of the

following apply:

  • The household has a moderate income (higher income limits)
  • Your rent is low/affordable (lower rent limits)
  • You live in a mobile home built in 1995 or later
  • You may not yet have an eviction notice

ESG Rental Assistance 

Due to the high volume of applications, please know the online application is closed at this time

ESG may be more appropriate if any of the following apply:

  • Your rent is moderate to high (higher rent limits)
  • Your income is very low (lower income limits)
  • You live in a mobile that was built in 1978 or later
  • You have an eviction notice