COVID-19 Resource Hub

This page updates frequently as the COVID-19 situation evolves.

Maryland

  • Rental Assistance

    • Montgomery County
      • As of December 31, 2021, Montgomery County has officially closed its rental assistance program to new applications. The County expects another $34 million from the federal government to be released sometime in early 2022 and plans to reopen the program at that time.  Read more. 
        • Check back for updates on the Rent Relief Program website page.
    • Prince George's County
      • As of December 2021, Prince George's County Emergency Rental Assistance Program is currently closed.  Read more. 
        • Check back for updates on the Emergency Rental Assistance Program website page.

  • Mask Mandate Guidance

    • Statewide
      • January 3, 2022: Indoor Mask Requirement Instituted for State Buildings. Read more.
    • Montgomery County
      • January 4, 2022: Council approves Amended Board of Health Regulation to Continue Indoor Masking until Jan. 31 to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19. Read more.

    • Prince George's County
      • Prince George’s County Extends Mask Mandate To January 2022. Read more.

  • General Information

    • Statewide
      • January 4, 2022: Governor Hogan Enacts 30- Day State of Emergency. Read more


Virginia

  • Rental Assistance

    • Statewide
      • Access Virginia’s Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP) here. Tenants can apply here. Landlords can apply on behalf of tenants here 
    • Fairfax County
      •  Fairfax County will operate its own ERA-funded rent relief programs for its residents.
        • For residents seeking rent, utility, and other basic needs assistance, contact Coordinated Services Planning at 703-222-0880, TTY 711 Monday--Friday, 8 AM-- 4:30 PM.
        • For landlords seeking rent assistance on behalf of tenants, please visit the Landlord Portal. For questions please call 703-324-5580 or email: NCSEvictionSupport@fairfaxcounty.gov. 

          Download Landlord ERA checklist.  Download Tenant ERA checklist. Additional checklists in other languages can be found here.

  • General Information/Mask Mandate

    • Statewide
      • May 14, 2021: Governor Northam Lifts Mask Mandate to Align with CDC Guidance, Announces Virginia to End COVID-19 Mitigation Measures on May 28. Read more. 

District of Columbia

  • Rental Assistance Relief

    • January 8, 2022: STAY DC programs receives $17.7 Million in Additional Rental Assistance. Read more.

      • The STAY DC program is no longer accepting applications. Tenants may still be eligible for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) if you are seeking rental assistance, first-month rent, and security deposit. To view ERAP eligibility requirements and apply for ERAP click the following link: https://erap.dhs.dc.gov/

  • Vaccination/Mask Mandate Guidance

    • Beginning January 15, 2022, specific DC public businesses will require all patrons aged 12 years old or older to show proof that they have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they are allowed entry. Read more.

      • District Government Has Exempted Commercial Gymnasiums & Meeting Spaces from its New Vaccination Requirements
    • December 21, 2021: Mayor Announces Return of Mask Mandate, Effective until January 31, 2022. Read more

  • COVID-19 General Information 

    • January 11, 2022: Mayor Bowser Declares a Limited Public Health Emergency. Read more.

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