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Maryland to receive $402 million through federal emergency rental assistance program

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that the State of Maryland is eligible for an estimated $402,439,000 in federal rental assistance made available through the Consolidated Appropriations Act. The state officially filed its application to the U.S. Treasury Department on January 8, ahead of the January 12 deadline. The majority of the funding will be administered by the Maryland …


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Baltimore County receives $3 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that 17 Maryland local jurisdictions were awarded $19.3 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants, which will address the needs of more than 3,600 households across the state. “Maryland has continued to be a national leader in our COVID-19 response, which is why we have responded aggressively with targeted rental relief funding,” said …


Olszewski allocates $2 million for phase two of eviction prevention

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced, under the second phase of the County’s eviction prevention program, that the County will provide up to $2 million in rental assistance for residents who have lost income as a result of the pandemic and are at risk of losing their housing. The County will begin accepting applications on October 6th. …

Application period opens for $16 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced that Maryland’s 24 local jurisdictions can begin applying for $16 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants, which will help support local rental assistance programs across the state. “Maryland was one of the first states in the nation to implement a moratorium on evictions for tenants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and we …

Frosh requests extension of moratorium on evictions

BALTIMORE, MD—On behalf of the Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week sent a letter to the chief judges of the Court of Appeals and the District Court of Maryland requesting the Court extend its moratoria on eviction actions and debt collection cases until January 31, 2021. In its letter to …

Governor Hogan announces open enrollment for Assisted Housing Relief Program

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced open enrollment for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) Assisted Housing Relief Program, which will provide a four-month rent rebate voucher for renters living in DHCD-financed properties who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “One of the first actions I took in response to this unprecedented crisis was prohibiting …