Provides loans for emergency home repairs and replacement housing for homeowners of uninhabitable dwellings. Also offers some subsidized housing.SERVICES:1) HOME REPAIR LOANS AND SUBSIDIZED HOUSING: Provides and maintains quality, safe, affordable housing and supportive services to those in need. Offers assistance to single family homeowners and rental properties in Caroline & Kent Counties.2) SUBSIDIZED HOUSING: Provides subsidized and low income housing for families and senior citizens. 3) Counseling: Offers free financial and budget counseling to help clients quality for state grants.
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: Provides emergency cash assistance (grant) to families with children. Assists with court-ordered evictions, foreclosures, utility cut-offs, water bills and burial assistance (up to $650) and may be used only once in a 24-month period. Provides funds for persons who have experienced an official disaster (hurricane, flood, fire). Children 18-21 must be enrolled full-time in school.Eligibility for burial assistance:Person must receive public assistance.Child in Foster Care. Person in long-term care medical assistance who was a former recipient of SSI.Newborn, whose mother receives TCA and if the child dies 60 days after birth.Person who is considered eligible for disability but their case had not been finalized.
RENTAL ASSISTANCE:Provides rental subsidy payments for low income households who are homeless, or experiencing a critical or emergency housing need such as potential eviction, etc. Vendor payments are made to the landlord for the eligible household for a period not to exceed 12 months. Maryland Rental Allowance Program Income Limits, 2012: Family size and gross monthly income: 1 person $18,500 2 persons $21,150 3 persons $23,800 4 persons $26,450 5 persons $28,550 6 persons $30,650 7 persons $32,750 8 persons $34,900
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Queen Anne County Housing & Community Services
104 Powell St Centreville, MD 21617 (410) 758-3977
Provides a wide range of housing related services to assist residents of Queen Anne's County to acquire and maintain decent safe and affordable housing. SERVICES:1) MARYLAND HOUSING REHABILITATION PROGRAM (MHRP): Assists low to moderate income households in the county through a state program of low-interest loans for repair/renovation of properties. Applicants must meet income guidelines. 2) SECTION 8: Serves as contact point for federal Section 8 program, which offers a rental assistance that subsidizes the rent of low-income families. Participants pay no more than 30% of income toward rent.3) SENIOR HOUSING: Offers subsidized senior housing communities. Grasonville Terrace, and Terrapin Grove.4) PUBLIC HOUSING: Offers subsidized housing.5) CODE ENFORCEMENT: Enforces housing codes in Queen Anne's County.6) CRITICAL WORKFORCE PROGRAM: Offers second mortgage financing to new home buyers who meet the programs guidelines. The loan cannot exceed 33% of the total purchase price or the appraised value of the home and property whichever is less. 7) SENIOR CITIZEN HOME REPAIR: Offers homerepairs to senior citizens, low income and handicappedindividuals. The amount allotted for emergency repairs cannot exceed $500. 8) EMERGENCY FOOD & SHELTER PROGRAM (FEMA): Provides a federal grant program to local non-profit agencies that assist low income residents. Funds are also used for food and emergency housing and to help displaced person find suitable housing thru charitable organizations. 9) SPECIAL LOAN PROGRAM: Provides various programs to improve single families and small rental properties for low and moderate income families. 10) RENTAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM (RAP): Provides rent subsidies to low-income residents who are either homeless or have an emergency housing need. Monthly rental allowance payment for up to but not exceed 12 months.Eligibility Income Guidelines:1 person $18,750 2 persons $21,4503 persons $24,100 4 persons $26,8005 persons $28,950 6 persons $31,1007 persons $33,200 8 persons $35,350