Welcome to the Okaloosa County Emergency Rental Assistance Portal

The Okaloosa County Rental Assistance Program is available to renters within Okaloosa County who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, experiencing housing instability, utility delinquencies, and whose household income is at or below 80% of Area Median Family Income.  Any residential rental property within Okaloosa County that qualifies may participate.  An application for rental and utility assistance may be submitted online by an eligible tenant, or a landlord can initiate an application on behalf of that eligible tenant.  Funding is available for past-due rent and utility assistance from April 2020 to the present and possibly two months in the future. 

If you are unable to complete the online application, call the Okaloosa County Recovery Line at 850-460-3316 or email help@okaloosarentalaid.com to learn how to submit a paper application.

Applications are open until the close date or until funds are exhausted.

Okaloosa County, FL

1250 N. Eglin Parkway – Suite 301

Shalimar, FL 32579