COVID-19 Response Partnership

United Way of Collier and the Keys is teaming up with Collier County Government to provide SHIP & ESG funding to assist qualifying households that have been financially impacted due to the recent COVID-19 crisis with rent and mortgage assistance.

Rent & Mortgage Assistance

We are currently working around the clock to get this program up and running. Applicants will need to income qualify and cannot exceed 120% AMI as established by HUD. Applications will be open until May 31st, 11:59 PM EST

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SHIP Assistance

SHIP applications will be able to assist with:

  • Rental Assistance, including but not limited to rent
  • Mortgage Foreclosure Assistance, including but not limited to mortgage payment
  • Foreclosure Financial Counseling

ESG Assistance

ESG applications will be able to assist with:

  • Short to Medium Term Homelessness Prevention Rental Assistance for households at risk of homelessness
  • Rapid Re-housing Assistance for homeless households, including but not limited to rent, security deposits, application fees, utility deposits or payments, last month’s rent, housing search and placement activities

Required Documents

This is not an all-inclusive list of required documentation. Additional documentation may be requested by a case manager.

Document List


a. 1 month of most recent consecutive pay stubs for all adult household members b. Alimony or child support document c. VA Benefits statement d. Unemployment Assistance Benefits or proof of filing

Bank Statements/Assets

a. 6 months of checking for all household members b. 1 month of savings for all household members c. Certificate of Deposit statements for all household members d. Retirement, 401(k), Pension, IRA, Annuities for all household members

Federal Income Tax and Schedules

a. Most recent filed for all adult household members. Must have W2, 1099, and schedules

Proof of Number of Dependents

a. Birth Certificate, Court Order, or Letter of Adoption

Social Security Card

a. All household members

Photo Identification

a. Governmental issued photo ID for all adult household members

Proof of Citizenship

a. Birth Certificate, Passport, Naturalization Document, or Permanent Resident card

Late Notice

a. Statement from landlord or bank

Existing Lease

a. Signed by Landlord and cannot be expired

Mortgage Loan Statement

a. Most recent statement

If Self Employed

a. Current tax return and year-to-date Profit and Loss statement

Documentable Proof of Crisis due to COVID-19

a. Letter from employer indicating layoff, loss of income, or hospital document indicating proof of stay



a. Un mes de los más recientes talones de cheque para todos los miembros adultos del hogar. b. Pensión alimenticia o documentos de manutención infantile c. Declaración de beneficios de VA d. Beneficios de asistencia por desempleo o prueba de haber aplicado

Extractos de cuentas bancarios/bienes

a. Seis meses de extractos de cuenta de cheques para todos los miembros del hogar b. Un mes de extractos de cuenta de ahorros para todos los miembros del hogar c. Extractos de certificados de depósito para todos los miembros del hogar d. Retiro, 401(k), pensión, IRA, y anualidades para todos los miembros del hogar,

Impuestos federales y anexos

a. Los formularios mas recientes para todos los miembros adultos del hogar. Necesitan tener un W2, 1099, y anexos.

Prueba de número de dependientes

a. Certificado de nacimiento, orden judicial o carta de adopción

Tarjeta de seguro social

a. para todos los miembros del hogar

Identificación fotografica

a. Identificación fotografica governal para todos los miembros de la familia

Prueba de ciudadanía

a. Certificado de nacimiento, pasaporte, documento de naturalización, o tarjeta de residencia

Notificación de tardía

a. De el propietario o el banco

Arrendamiento existente

a. Firmado por el propietario y no puede estar expirado

Extracto de préstamo hipotecario

a. El extracto más reciente

Si trabajas por tu propia cuenta

a. Declaración de impuestos corriente y extracto de ganancias y pérdidas

Prueba documental de crisis debido a COVID-19

a. Carta del empleador indicando despedida, perdida de ingreso, o documento del hospital indicando prueba de su estancia