Application Deadline Extended to July 19 for Temporary Rent Support Program

The Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) has extended the application deadline for the City’s Temporary Rent Support program to Sunday, July 19, at 7 p.m.

On July 1, DHCD began accepting applications for the program to assist residents who have lost income due to COVID-19. This program supports eligible renters by making rent payments to landlords on behalf of tenants.

To be eligible applicants must:

  • Rent an apartment or house in the City of Baltimore
  • Have a valid and current lease signed by their landlord, or documentation of a tenancy arrangement
  • Have lost income because of COVID-19
  • Have been current on rental payments as of March 31 (or current on any agreed-upon payment plan)
  • Live in a rental property that was registered and licensed with the City of Baltimore during the period from April 1 thru June 30

Learn more at https://dhcd.baltimorecity.gov/baltimore-covid-19-emergency-rental-assistance-program.

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