Pasco H.E.A.R.T. Assistance Program

More assistance will be available in the coming months, so please monitor for updates. 

Pasco County is pleased to announce a program to help pay your bills directly if you live in Pasco County and have experienced economic hardship due to COVID-19.  The Help with Emergency Assistance Relief for Tenants (H.E.A.R.T.) program can pay up to 15 months of bills for qualifying renters.

The types of bills eligible for payment under the Pasco H.E.A.R.T. program include:

  • Rent                           
  • Utilities (water and electric only)

To qualify your household must be at or below the income guideline listed below (please see chart), and  you must be able to   prove Pasco residency and  economic impact from COVID-19.  

AMI 80

How To Participate in Pasco H.E.A.R.T.

Pasco County Community Development  is partnering with multiple local agencies to provide more opportunities for you to apply for assistance.  To learn more about applying through the partnering agencies and to submit information, click here.

Pasco County received an estimated $16.7 million dollars in Emergency Rental Assistance funding from the U.S. Treasury to provide aid to customers who have been financially impacted by COVID-19.  Funding was provided to cities and counties with populations over 200,000 who applied by January 12, 2021.

For Pasco H.E.A.R.T. FAQ's, click here.