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 Application submissions for this program is now closed.

What is the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program?

Recognizing that the COVID-19 pandemic is causing an unprecedented financial hardship for many Montgomery County residents, the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program provides financial assistance in the form of a rent subsidy payment.  This program seeks to fill the gaps for those who have lost income during COVID-19.


Application submissions OPEN August 18, 2020 at 10:00 am and CLOSE August 31, 2020 at 2:00 pm.



Access Online Application Portal Close August 31, 2020 

Digital applications must be completed using the portal. Applications will not be accepted via email.


Download PDF Version below 



All paper applications MUST be date and time-stamped and placed in the designated drop box at one of the following locations:

  1. 10400 Detrick Avenue, Kensington, Maryland 20895
  2. 231 East Deer Park Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877
  3. 101 Lakeforest Boulevard #200, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877
  4. 880 Bonifant Street, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Landlord Information

As stated in the application and FAQs, every application must provide complete supporting documentation by the stated deadline, to include information from your landlord. To help you gather this information, you may use the form below. When placed in a sealed envelope, your full name (applicant) and "COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program - Landlord Documentation" must be visible on the outside of the envelope.
To access the Landlord Documentation Form CLICK HERE

Eligibility and Frequently Asked Questions

Click below for eligibility requirements and frequently asked questions. 

Frequently Asked Questions – COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program

Preguntas frecuentes - COVID- 19 Programa de asistencia de alquiler 


If you have questions or require assistance, email CDBG_RAP@hocmc.org or reach out to our Call Center staff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (240) 627-9400.