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COVID-19 Eviction Prevention Program

If you applied to this program, you do not have to apply again. Please check your inbox or spam folder for the acknowledgment you received regarding your intake form.

In an effort to provide rental assistance for Baltimore County residents that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the County has partnered with local nonprofits to provide financial support in the form of grants that may cover the entirety of debts owed to landlords.

Housing Choice Vouchers and Other Rental Subsidies

County residents receiving a Housing Choice Voucher or other rental subsidy through the Baltimore County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) must call 410-887-2766 to update current income for rent payment recalculation and to inquire about assistance.

Application Process

Review the process below if you plan to apply.

For Residents

If You Have Received a Court Summons

If you have received a District Court summons:

  1. Email the document as an attachment to dhcd@baltimorecountymd.gov. In the subject line, put the initial of your first name followed by your last name and your unique ID. For example, if your name is John Smith, the subject line would be: JSmith TY78UI.

  2. Baltimore County staff will contact you within three to five business days.

Additional Resources

Baltimore County residents are also eligible for the following resources:

  • Homelessness
    For those currently homeless or at imminent risk of becoming homeless, call 410-887-8463 for assistance.

  • Partner Organizations
    The County has partnered with the following organizations to assist those facing eviction or other housing-related legal actions. These organizations also  provide financial coaching and counseling, assistance negotiating with landlords, referrals to legal services and renter's tax credit applications:

  • Financial Navigator Program Session
    Call 311 Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or complete the online form, to be referred to the CASH Campaign of Maryland, which can help connect you to housing, utility or food assistance; healthcare, tax credits and more.

  • District Court Self-Help Resource Centers
    Residents who have already received an eviction notice or have a court date can contact the centers, which provide free, limited, legal services for individuals who are not represented by an attorney in civil cases. The centers can be reached on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. by calling 410-260-1392 or via online chat. Residents are encouraged to upload a copy of the court notice to dhcd@baltimorecountymd.gov to be connected with Baltimore County staff.

For Landlords

Please work with tenants in their application for the COVID-19 Eviction Prevention Program.

Contact Us

Department of Housing and Community Development

105 West Chesapeake Avenue, Suite 201
Towson, Maryland 21204

Hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone

Director

Terry Hickey

 
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