What is considered proof of income?

Proof of income includes pay stubs or earning statements for every household member over 18 years old, if employed.


  • Check/pay stubs for the past 30 days (1) month or earning statements.  If you are paid in cash or by personal check, you must provide a letter from your employer stating your year to date pay (that is, you must show how much money you have earned since January 1, 2020). Your employer’s letter must be on company letterhead with the employer’s phone, email, and fax number for verification. 
  •  Letter from current and/or past employer documenting income. 
  •  Self-Employment record books for the last three (3) months. 
  •  Award letters from pensions, military allotments, education loans, grants, and scholarships. 
  •  All Income for the household (wages, unemployment benefits, SSI, child support, alimony, investment income, and   retirement income (including pensions) etc.

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1. What is COVID-19 Rental & Utilities Assistance Program?
2. Who is providing the funding for this program?
3. Does the property need to be a Deerfield Beach?
4. What documents are needed to proof loss of income related to COVID-19?
5. Will individuals who received Coronavirus (COVID-19) Rental and Utility Assistance be required to pay the money back?
6. I live in a rooming/halfway house can I apply?
7. What is considered proof of income?
8. How long does it take to receive a reimbursement?
9. If I qualify, how much funding can I receive?
10. Will the payment be made directly to the resident?
11. How many months of assistance can I receive?
12. If I have received assistance from another agency, non-profit, government or private provider with Rental and Utilities Assistance can I still apply?
13. My name is not on lease can I apply for program?
14. Are there income guidelines for this program?
15. If I qualify, how much funding can I receive?
16. Are there preferences for households with children or the elderly?
17. What kinds of housing units can be rented?
18. Can I apply for Utilities assistance only?
19. If late fees have occurred on rent can we pay late fees?
20. How many paystubs are required?
21. What document can be used in lieu of the W9?
22. How do I apply for the Program?