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Finally, Gov. DeSantis decides to apply for $300 federal supplement for the jobless

BY: - August 26, 2020

After 32 states enrolled to provide a $300 federal weekly supplement for the jobless, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday decided to participate in the program. The $300, provided from disaster relief funds through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), “should be able to” get about three weeks of benefits from the program, but may be […]

With no moratorium in place for FL renters, ‘We expect a tsunami of evictions’

BY: - August 19, 2020

More than 800,000 renters in Florida are at risk of being evicted within weeks, a fallout framed by financial duress, the coronavirus crisis and little help from state and federal officials, according to lawyers and legal aid groups. With Florida’s limited state order on evictions expiring Aug. 31, those renters could be without homes if […]

Seven states (not Florida) approved for $300 federal unemployment supplement for the jobless

BY: - August 17, 2020

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, has announced that seven states so far have been approved to receive federal Unemployment Insurance supplement funds of $300 weekly under a presidential executive order — but Florida is not one of them. It’s not clear whether Florida authorities intend to apply for the funds, which would draw […]