COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program Application Deadline Approaching

Applications for the COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program must be submitted by 2:00 pm on Friday, June 5. This program aims to help residents who are being economically impacted during COVID-19 and will provide financial assistance in the form of a rent subsidy payment.

Here’s the timeline according to the Montgomery County Housing Opportunites Commission:

June 1, 2020: Applications accepted – paper and online – beginning at 10:00 am.

June 5, 2020: Applications and submission of accompanying documentation close. All applications and supporting documents – paper and online – must be received by 2:00 pm. Paper applications and document packages must be date and time-stamped using machines at HOC locations.

June 10, 2020: Applications in the pool will be reviewed after a randomized selection process.

June 17-23, 2020: Selected applicants and their landlords will be notified of awards.

July 1, 2020: Landlords will receive COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program checks via USPS.

If you have questions or require assistance, please call (240) 627-9606 or (240) 627-9680 or email

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