COVID-19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE
Frederick County residents who are behind in their rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The program is a partnership between Frederick County, the City of Frederick, and the Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs. Please see this flyer for information regarding the eligibility and application requirements, coordinated through the Religious Coalition. VIEW THE EVICTION PREVENTION VIDEO(S) BELOW:
For more information go to the Religious Coalition.
March 23, 2020
With concern for the health and safety of Frederick County citizens, beginning Monday, March 23rd, the Department of Housing and Community Development has suspended all in-office appointments. However, staff will remain available to assist you by phone or email. To contact the staff member best suited to help you, please follow this link: DHCD Staff Directory.
Thank you for your understanding and patience.
Milton Bailey, Director
Department of Housing and Community Development
For US Department and Urban Development COVID-19 Information and Resources, please click on the following link: https://www.hud.gov/coronavirus
HUD Addresses Assisted Tenants Concerns Regarding Rent & Temporary Suspension of Evictions
Guide to Mortgage and Rent Relief in Every State During the Coronavirus Emergency
Mortgage & Housing Assistance - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
MD COVID Resource Guide
Social Security Benefits and Economic Impact Payments
State of Maryland’s Coronavirus/COVID-19 Mortgage Relief and Foreclosure Prevention
COVID-19 Guidance for Commercial Landlords and Tenants
Maryland Foreclosure/Eviction Information
100 Most Active SBA7(a) Lenders
SBA Lenders in Maryland
Fannie Mae Mortgage Assistance and Relief Options
HUD Rental Housing Guidance 4.2.2020
HUD Press Releases
HUD Assistance Programs
Small Business Assistance
COVID-19 FAQ for the Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) (including the Project-based Voucher Program (PBV)) and Native American Programs.
The mission of the Frederick County Department of Housing and Community Development is to assist in the provision of affordable housing for Frederick County residents with an emphasis on special needs populations, senior citizens, persons with disabilities, and low to moderate income workforce households.
The Prosperity Center is offering FREE tax preparation support. Qualified taxpayers can take advantage of this service at the Bernard W. Brown Community Center. The service is available from February 4th through April 15th. For more information visit www.unitedwayfrederick.org/freetaxprep.
Presentation to County Council in reference to Amending Bill No 19-12 The "Allocation of Recordation Tax Proceeds to the Housing Initiative Fund for the Facilitation of Affordable Housing in Frederick County" - Tuesday, August 27, 2019.
Are you homeless or in an emergency housing situation? Contact the Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs at 301-631-2670.
Need Help? Dial 2-1-1. Maryland's 2-1-1 information and referral system connects you to health and human service resources in your community. View Maryland's 2-1-1 informational flyer.
NOW OPEN!!! The Prosperity Center in the Bernard W. Brown Community Center. The Prosperity Center is a joint initiative of the United Way of Frederick County and the Housing Authority of the City of Frederick, designed to help provide resources for the working poor. Contact the United Way's Prosperity Center at 301-663-4231.
Foreclosure Assistance: Frederick Community Action Agency - 301-600-1506; Maryland Mortgage Programs - 1-877-462-7555.