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Hillsborough County no longer taking new applicants for relief fund

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Posted at 9:26 PM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-29 23:36:10-04

TAMPA, Fla. -- Hillsborough County says it is no longer taking in new applicants for the county's relief fund.

The announcement comes as the county just launched an online application page and a phone line for its "Rapid Response Recovery" program. Hillsborough County said the program had reached capacity for providing financial assistance.

Due to the limit in current funding, Hillsborough County’s Rapid Response Recovery (R3) program has reached its capacity for financial assistance. ­­­

— Hillsborough County (@HillsboroughFL) April 30, 2020

The county said those still in need of help can visit and click on the “Getting Help” tab for any information on resources available to those impacted by the pandemic.

The county said applications that have been pre-screened or submitted online are "currently being processed and an Eligibility Specialist will be in touch with you shortly."