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Applying for the Rental Assistance Program or Status of an Application

The County Rental Assistance Program is a Montgomery County funded program to help low-income households meet their monthly ongoing rental expenses. As of July 9, 2019, the Program waiting list is closed. Currently, there is no end date, but customers are being asked to check back.

Assistance is available to legal residents who are disabled, elderly or households of two or more. Eligible customers can receive $50 to $200 per month towards their rental costs.

To apply, households must submit a completed pre-application by mail, fax or in-person. All households will be placed on a waiting list and contacted by the Rental Assistance Program as openings occur to apply for benefits. Online users who have additional questions or wish to submit a pre-application may submit a request by clicking on the "Create Service Request" button below. Please provide the requestor's name, phone number, email address, and a brief description of the request. An application can also be downloaded from the HHS website by clicking on the link below. Office fax number is: 240.777.4099. Email application to: RAPOHEP@montgomerycountymd.gov.

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