Baltimore COVID-19 Rent Support Overview
Thank you for your interest in the COVID-19 Temporary Rent Support program being provided by the City of Baltimore. This program is being launched to assist renters who have lost income because of COVID-19. The program will support eligible renters by making rent payments to landlords. The application period is from July 1, 2020 - July 19, 2020.
Funding is limited. Not every applicant will receive rent support.
To be eligible:
- You must rent an apartment or house in City of Baltimore
- You must have a valid and current lease signed by your landlord, or documentation of a tenancy arrangement
- You must have lost income because of COVID-19
- You must have been fully paid-up on your rent as of March 31 (or current on any agreed-upon payment plan)
- Your landlord must have a City rental property license valid during the period from April 1 through June 30
You do NOT have to have been diagnosed with COVID-19 to be eligible.
You must also meet these income guidelines:
You are NOT eligible if:
- You live in public housing
- You receive other government rental assistance (Section 8, Housing Choice Vouchers, etc.)
- You live in a State assisted building
- You have unpaid rent from before April
- You are in the process of being evicted for prior COVID-19 missed rent payments
CLICK HERE for information on how to apply.