MD Congressional Delegation Announces Nearly $800k for Housing Counseling Services

Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation have announced $793,828 to expand housing-related counseling.

The funds come from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development FY2020 Supplemental Housing Counseling Grant Program and will be used for housing-related counseling, including financial literacy, property maintenance and fiscal management services.

From the press release:

“The pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis have created significant financial hardship for many across our state. This latest federal funding effort will help strengthen financial planning and housing resources for Maryland families,” the lawmakers said. “During the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, our delegation remains committed to making sure that Marylanders have access to crucial services like these.”

Full list of funds:

$561,802 – HomeFree-USA in Riverdale
$99,137 – Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Maryland and Delaware, Inc. in Columbia
$22,858 – United Communities Against Poverty in Capitol Heights
$17,629 – Centro de Apoyo Familiar – Center for Assistance Families in Riverdale
$10,458 – Housing Initiative Partnership, Inc. in Hyattsville
$9,393 – Harford County Housing Agency in Bel Air
$8,603 – Arundel Community Development Service, Inc. in Annapolis
$8,347 – Home Partnership, Inc. in Joppa
$7,441 – Hagerstown Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc. in Hagerstown
$6,866 – Washington County Community Action Council in Hagerstown
$6,533 – Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. in Baltimore
$6,407 – Diversified Housing Development, Inc. in Windsor
$6,282 – South Maryland Tri-County Community Action in Hughesville
$6,225 – Frederick Community Action Agency in Frederick
$6,016 – Allegany County Human Resources Development Commission, Inc. in Cumberland
$5,502 – Garwyn Oaks Northwest Housing Resource Center, Inc. in Baltimore
$4,329 – Shore Up!, Inc. in Salisbury

For more information, view the full press release.