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Second Round of CRF Funding for Rent/Mortgage Assistance to Be Available Beginning November 19, 2020

Nassau County
Press Release
Nassau County, Florida, November 5, 2020 – The Nassau County Commission has approved the use of the second funding of CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF) to assist in rental and mortgage payments. Any activities (reduction hours, reduction in income, termination/layoff of employment) that occurred between March 1, 2020 through December 30, 2020 due to COVID-19 are eligible.  The application submittal period will be November 19th – 30th, 2020.

For your application to be considered, it must be received by the Nassau CARES office not later than the 5:00 p.m. on November 30, 2020. 

Information about the CRF Program for Rental and Mortgage Assistance will be available at https://www.nassaucountyfl.com/1039/Nassau-CARES starting at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 19th, 2020. Application assistance will be available by contacting Carol Gilchrist between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 19th, through Monday, November 30th at (904) 530-6020 or emailing [email protected]. The office will be closed on Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th.

Application packets can be picked up at the following locations during the normal business hours:

  • Nassau County, James S. Page Governmental Complex, 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, FL 32097
  • Callahan Town Hall, 542300 US Highway 1, Callahan, FL 32011
  • Fernandina Beach City Hall, 204 Ash Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

Online applications will be available at https://www.nassaucountyfl.com/1039/Nassau-CARES starting at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 19th, 2020. To request application packets by email, send your request to [email protected]


VERY IMPORTANT:  Because of CDC Guidelines about social distancing, please do not plan to complete your application at the County offices. If you need assistance, please call 904-530-6020 or email [email protected].

Applications and documentation will be accepted at the drop box located at the front entrance of the James S. Page Governmental Complex, 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, FL 32097 beginning Thursday, November 19th, 2020. For your application to be considered, it must be in the drop box no later than the 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 30, 2020. 

Applications sent by mail or by FedEx should be addressed to Nassau CARES Application, 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, FL 32097. Applications must be delivered by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 30th, 2020. Please note if the carrier does not deliver by 5 p.m. on Monday, November 30th, your application will be ineligible.

Incomplete applications or applications with missing documentation may be deemed ineligible.  Applications may not be reviewed if documents are missing, falsified or illegible.  Upon the review, if your application is incomplete, you will be notified by e-mail or telephone and will be provided an opportunity to submit the incomplete information by 5:00 p.m. the following business day.  The incomplete information will need to be hand-delivered to the Nassau County, James S. Page Governmental Complex, 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, FL 32097 by the deadline.

Eligible applicants will be selected for an award by an independent contractor.  The process for selection will be to sequentially number all submittals on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 (but not in date/time order of submittal).  After all applications have been numbered, a Random Sequence Generator will be used to establish a review sequence.  The applications will be reviewed based on random sequence until the maximum number of eligible applications are processed.

Applicants will be notified of their award beginning December 1st, 2020 by e-mail or phone call.

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