Duval County

Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announces local stimulus package

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry announced a local stimulus package that, if approved, would provide relief to thousands of local families.

Mayor Curry said he plans to allocate $160 million in federal CARES Act funds with $40 million dollars set aside for individuals to provide $1,000 in relief to 40,000 households to help with mortgage, rent and utility payments.

Qualifications include:

  • You must be a Duval County resident
  • Individual income less than $75,000
  • Have had at least a 25% of income lost as a result of coronavirus

The city council will vote on Monday, April 27 regarding the stimulus package proposal. If the new legislation is approved, an announcement on how to apply for it will be made then.

The city plans to release more specific details once the legislation is formally introduced.