UPDATED: Maryland COVID Rental Assistance Programs by County

Important: As each county and Baltimore City have their own eligibility requirements and applications, please contact them with questions, or visit the websites listed. Also, funding for these programs is limited, and may not be available when you apply. Some counties have a wait list, others close and reopen as more funding becomes available. This page will be updated as new information becomes available. Most recent update was August 26, 2022.

For status updates or information on the application you submitted, please contact that agency directly.

Allegany
Application and Eligibility Note: Scroll to the bottom after reading the eligibility requirements and download the PDF application. Applications must be emailed to [email protected]

Anne Arundel
Effective February 22, 2022, funding will be prioritized for households already on the waiting list or households who have received a Sheriff’s notification to evict.

Baltimore City
Application and Eligibility

Baltimore County
Baltimore County has reopened their emergency rental assistance program, and the deadline to apply is JULY 8 at 8:00 PM. Please go here for eligibility information, and to apply.

Calvert
Information and resources.

Caroline
Application and Eligibility

Carroll
Application and Eligibility

Cecil
Application and Eligibility

Charles
Residents should call the eviction prevention phone number 301-274-4474

Dorchester
Application and Eligibility Note: Link opens a PDF with information about their program.

Frederick
Application and Eligibility
301-631-2670 Ext. 127

Harford
Application and Eligibility

Howard
As of February 3, 2022, funds have been exhausted.

Kent
Application and Eligibility

Montgomery
COVID Rent Relief Program Round Four is now open.

Prince George’s
NOTE: This program closed December 15, 2021.

Queen Anne’s
Call 410-758-3977 for information on funds availability.

St. Mary’s
Call DSS 240-895-7000

City of Salisbury
Call SNHS for an application and eligibility requirements 410-543-4626

Somerset
Application and Eligibility

Talbot
Application and Eligibility

Washington
Residents have to go to the Community Action Council office in Hagerstown.
301-797-4161

Wicomico
Application and Eligibility
Note: As of March 1, 2022, all applicants must apply online.

Worcester
Residents have to call 410-213-0923 or email [email protected] for eligibility and application.