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The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced July 15 that it has awarded more than $183 million in total relief, with more than $26 million awarded this week alone, to some of Florida’s most vulnerable homeowners through the Homeowner Assistance Fund.

Florida homeowners who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and believe they may be eligible to receive relief through the Homeowner Assistance Fund are encouraged to register to participate in the program. Potential applicants can complete the registration process by visiting

For more information, homeowners can call the Homeowner Assistance Fund Customer Assistance Center at 833-987-8997. The helpline is available 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays, and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays.

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— Compiled by Business Editor Joe Crews


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