South Florida Library Seeks Creative Submissions To Document Living In The COVID-19 Era

outh Floridians of all ages are invited to share their COVID-19 experiences by submitting original work to the South Florida COVID-19 Project being assembled by Broward County Library.

What You Should Know If You’re Planning On A Labor Day Weekend At Volusia County Beaches

While many are expected to flock to the shore this weekend for the last holiday of the summer season, beachgoers are reminded that COVID-19 is still a concern in Volusia county. Residents and visitors heading to the beach must continue to park at a post, maintain physical distancing and avoid congregating in large groups.

Volusia County Announces $1.3 Million For Energy Assistance And An Additonal $5 Million For Housing Assistance

Volusia County has been awarded $1.3 million in state funds to help low-income households with their home energy costs. Volusia County Council has allocated another $5 million to help local residents struggling to make their housing payments due to the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Florida Realtors Report Positive Housing Market Through July

Florida’s housing market continued its positive momentum in July despite the coronavirus pandemic, with more closed sales, more new pending sales, higher median prices and more new listings compared to a year ago, according to Florida Realtors® latest housing data.

Rental Assistance Funds Remain Available For Daytona Beach Residents

Funding is still available for Daytona Beach residents needing financial assistance with their monthly rent payments. The City of Daytona Beach has received Coronavirus Relief Funds (CRF), pursuant to the Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES ACT) in the amount of $220,837 from the State of Florida – Florida Housing Finance Corporation.

Orange County Florida Utilities To Resume Disconnections For Nonpayment And Late Payment Fees

Beginning September 28, 2020, Orange County Utilities will resume disconnections for nonpayment and late payment fees for residential water and wastewater customers, which were temporarily suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Volusia County COVID-19 Emergency Repair Funds Available To Homeowners

Volusia County’s Community Assistance Division will accept emergency repair applications from homeowners who have experienced a financial loss due to COVID-19. Applications will be accepted only from Aug. 20 through Sept. 2.

Central Floridians Among Thousands Who Participate In COVID-19 Vaccine Study

During the next two months, vaccine makers hope to recruit 60,000 Americans to roll up their sleeves to test the two vaccines, one made by Pfizer and BioNTech, a German company, and the other by biotech startup Moderna.

Volusia County Allocates Millions Of Additional Dollars For COVID-19 Relief

The Volusia County Council on Tuesday allocated an additional $2.5 million to help local residents struggling to make their housing payments due to the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.