Howard County Rent and Eviction Relief

Howard County residents may apply for financial assistance to pay past due rent payments to prevent eviction. The $​1.5 million in housing ​payment relief is being allocated through local non-profit partnerships. Applicants must be Howard County residents, provide proof of home address, and provide evidence of loss of income due to COVID-related job loss, reduction in hours, and/or medical illness. The maximum assistance per household is three months of housing expense.

Residents may contact one of the participating providers for an application:

Applicants must also meet maximum household income limits, which are based on 80% of the Howard County area median income.



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