City of Port St. Lucie Mortgage and Rental Assistance
City of PSL Advisory #18 on COVID-19
PORT ST. LUCIE – The City continues to adapt to the evolving situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. As of 5 p.m. Friday, May 8, 2020, the City of Port St. Lucie had these updates:
City Manager’s Weekly Video Update: Port St. Lucie City Manager Russ Blackburn’s latest weekly video update is now available to watch here.
Mortgage and Rental Assistance: On Monday, May 11, 2020, the City Council will be voting and reviewing proposals regarding assistance to help with hardship due to COVID-19. There are two sources of funding they will consider providing, both emergency rental and mortgage assistance. The Council will also discuss eligibility and how residents can apply.
Port St. Lucie’s City Council holds regular meetings that occur on the second and fourth Mondays of every month at 6:30 p.m. (depending on holidays). There are three ways to watch City Council meetings:
- Visit the City’s website at www.CityofPSL.com/TV
- Cable customers tune in to AT&T UVerse Channel 99, Comcast 20, and Blue Stream Fiber Channel 20
- Watch it live on the City of Port St. Lucie’s Facebook @CityofPSL
Waste Pro Reminder: All Waste Pro services are operational. Please have all waste out for pickup no later than 7 a.m. on your scheduled collection day. For your convenience, waste may be set out the night before your collection day. If customers experience a delay in collection, please contact our Waste Pro Liaison at (772) 873-6317. Customers may also text questions or concerns for trash pickup to (772) 202-5150. Waste Pro and the City are asking residents not to throw away cans or buckets of paint unless the paint is completely dry, and the lids are removed. You can put fresh kitty litter in the cans or buckets to help dry out the paint. Additionally, there are products available for purchase at home improvement stores that will cause the paint to harden quicker.
Residents are encouraged to download the 1PSL app to stay connected with Port St. Lucie’s City Hall – no matter the time or day. Citizens can use the 1PSL mobile app to request services, pay their utility bill, ask questions, and learn about City news and updates. The new 1PSL mobile app is free on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Those who prefer to use the telephone can call 772-871-1775 (1PSL) at any time of the day and reach a 1PSL navigator who can assist with questions or requests. For those who prefer to use their computer, the 1PSL web portal can be accessed at www.cityofpsl.com/1PSL.
Social Media and Website:
The City’s COVID-19 webpage https://www.cityofpsl.com/covid19 is accessible with all relevant information. The City’s Facebook page @CityofPSL and the City’s Twitter page, @CityPortStLucie and NextDoor App page also will have up-to-the-minute information.