American Rescue Plan: Housing & Utilities Assistance in Maryland

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American Rescue Plan: Housing & Utilities Assistance in Maryland

Several programs are currently available to assist with housing and utilities thanks to federal funding made available by the American Rescue Plan:

For renters who face eviction or are having trouble paying rent each month: The Emergency Rental Assistance Program is currently accepting new applicants in several jurisdictions across the state. Click here to learn more or apply. 

For homeowners struggling to keep up with mortgage payments due to financial hardship: The Maryland Homeowner Assistance Fund is now accepting applications. Click here to learn more or apply. For those facing utility shutoff or having difficulty keeping up with their utility bills: The Office of Home Energy Programs received an additional $140 million in funding from the American Rescue Plan. Applications for energy assistance are being accepted now. Click here to learn more or apply. 

This information was provided by Congressman David Trone.


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Roy Kelley, Associate Broker

Realty Group Referrals (Retired from RE/MAX Realty Group)

6 Montgomery Village Ave., Suite 200, Gaithersburg, MD 20879

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Comments (8)

Tony Busanich
TD Bank - Freehold, NJ

Thanks Roy for sharing this very important information with us. Wish you all the best.  

Jan 24, 2022 11:55 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Roy Kelley there are so many good programs out there I almost wish I still had a mortgage. Maybe they will come up with a plan to help pay our excessive Federal taxes.

Jan 24, 2022 12:08 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


I am sure that those who need it will benefit from it.  Happy Monday.  A

Jan 24, 2022 12:38 PM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Roy - I am sure that the need to still very much there in Maryland as elsewhere.

Jan 24, 2022 01:22 PM
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

Good information for those who are still having problems due to the pandemic.  Have a great day, Roy Kelley !

Jan 24, 2022 01:54 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

This is important information for those requiring aid in Maryland, Roy.

Jan 25, 2022 06:28 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for your comments. It is always good to hear from you.

Jan 26, 2022 04:39 AM