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Prince George's County Launches Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Posted By: Erin Bradley Headlines ,

On May 11, Prince George's County launched the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program to help county residents with rent and utility payments during the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualifying applicants may be eligible for a maximum of  $1,800.00 per month for a maximum of 3 months of emergency rental assistance.

Your residents may be eligible to take advantage of this program if  they are able to demonstrate that they are:

  1. At-risk of losing their rental housing or utility shut-off due to a COVID-19 related financial crisis and lack the financial resources and support networks needed to remain in existing housing.
  2. Have a current income at or below 80% of AMI, defined by HUD, as follows based on household size:
    • 1-person household: less than $54,350
    • 2-person household: less than $62,100
    • 3-person household: less than $69,850
    • 4-person household: less than $77,600

*More than 4-person household refer to agency for additional screening.

Please share the County's Informational Flyer with residents. 

For additional information about applications, documentation and payments.refer to the Prince George's County website.