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Rental Allowance Program (RAP)

Are you homeless or in danger of becoming homeless?


Quick Facts
What is it?
The Rental Allowance Program (RAP) gives rent money to people who have been forced out of their homes or who will soon be forced out of their homes. It is run by the Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development. For more information, click here.

What do you get?
If you live in the Baltimore area your landlord gets between $340 and $560 each month for 1 year. The exact amount depends on the size of your family.

How long do you get it?
Assistance is given for one year, after that you may apply for an extended assistance period.


Look Out
After you're accepted into the program, you have 30 days to find housing.