This page is designed to help people who are struggling with the rising cost of housing find available help and learn about their rights as a renter. You can also find information on assistance with homeownership.
NEW: Pinellas County adopts Tenants Bill of Rights
The new ordinance requires landlords to share tenant rights information, give advanced written notice of late fees and rent increases of 5% or more, and also adds protections from discrimination based on income source. Learn more.
City Assistance Programs
If you live in a city, you may also qualify for help through municipal assistance programs. Contact your city for more information.
Long-Term Housing Solutions
Pinellas County and our partners are also working to create long-term solutions to housing costs, including strategic investment in affordable housing development that’s connected to transportation, jobs, schools and more. Learn more about the Advantage Pinellas Countywide Housing Compact.