Housing Commission Response to COVID-19:

The Howard County Housing Commission is committed to serving its clients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  For more information and for all Housing Choice Voucher Residents, please click here.



    Contact Your Housing Specialist:

    Housing Choice Voucher clients, you may use this form to contact your Housing Specialist with questions or requests concerning your housing assistance case. 



      Financial Counseling:

      Having problems paying your rent because of COVID-19 related loss of income? Making Change will help you create a budget that includes rental payments that are affordable for your family. Use this budget as the basis for negotiating rental payments with your landlord. To request an appointment, complete the form here.


      Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Live Enrollment Webinars:

      Click here for more info.


      New Video:

      HCHC has produced a video explaining the terms and conditions of the Housing Choice Voucher Program.  Watch it here.

      Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) Food Benefits in Maryland  

      P-EBT benefits were designed to support students engaged in virtual instruction, due to the pandemic, by providing a food benefits to replace missed school meals.  See the flyer for eligibility rules and more info. Click here for the flyer.

      Past Due Rent? Apply for Eviction Prevention Funds:

      The Howard County Housing Commission is providing rental assistance payments directly to landlords for unpaid rents.  Click here to see if you are eligible and to apply.