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Assisted Housing Relief Program | Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

State AgencyMaryland Department of Housing and Community Development
Program NameAssisted Housing Relief Program
Program Description

A new program established to provide financial relief for renters in properties financed by Maryland DHCD who have experienced a loss of income resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Program StatusAccepting Applicants
Start Date07/01/2020
Eligibility Criteria

• Restricted to tenants who reside in multi-family projects financed by Maryland DHCD.
• Must not receive other forms of rental assistance programs (e.g. Housing Choice Voucher, Project-Based Rental Assistance, Section 202, Section 811, or similar)
• Must certify that loss of income is COVID-19-related.

Eligible Activities
  • Rent
  • Rent arrearages
Direct Recipient of Assistance
  • Landlord
Maximum Length of Assistance

5 months

Maximum Assistance Available Per Household

Not specified

Household Contribution RequirementsNone
Funding Source
  • Coronavirus Relief Funds (CARES Act)
Total Funding Amount of Program$15,000,000.00
Date of Entry or Changes09/23/2020

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