Rent Relief Program

August 12, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

5,800+ Households Have Received County COVID-19 Rental Assistance

More than 5,800 households in Montgomery County received rental assistance so far during the COVID-19 pandemic, leaders shared during a press conference Thursday. $32 million has been distributed and Phase 3 of the county’s Rent Relief Program offers an additional $59 million. Tenants who are interested must meet the following criteria, according to the county: […]

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August 6, 2021 | Fran Murphy

Eviction Moratorium Ends August 15

With the Maryland eviction moratorium set to end August 15, Montgomery County residents need help. According to research by Surgo Ventures, a non profit health organization, nearly 15% percent of county renters could use rent relief. The average amount these county renters owe is $5834. The nonprofit nonpartisan news service Maryland Matters finds two factors […]

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June 21, 2021 | Jordan Lindsay

Eviction Moratorium Ends August 15; County Offering Rent Relief to Residents in Need

The eviction moratorium for COVID-19-related income loss ends on August 15. Some local residents who can’t pay rent could face possible housing displacement, but Montgomery County leaders say the Rent Relief Program is helping those in need. Council President Tom Hucker and Vice President Gabe Albornoz explain the importance of residents reaching out to get […]

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