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Please Follow Instructions Carefully. Applying is a 2-Step Process.  To Apply and Verify Eligibility, You Will Need the Following:

Picture Identification (driver’s license, passport or other government issued ID)
Proof that housing stability is at risk (current rental ledger or court judgement for eviction)
Proof of income for 30 days prior to the date of the application (pay stubs or letter on letterhead indicating income for the period, or Supplemental Security Income or Pension Award Letter) for all household members 18 and older
Proof of new rental agreement, if seeking move-in assistance (pre-lease document or welcome letter)

Our Program Offers

  • Rent and mortgage assistance with the goal of keeping you in your home
  • Eviction prevention assistance
  • Referrals to housing opportunities
  • Access to energy assistance, food assistance through the Howard County Food Bank and early childhood education through Head Start and Prekindergarten programming

For Housing Assistance Applicants: