Rental assistance Frederick County.
Locate emergency rental assistance from charities, churches, and government agencies in Frederick County. Several organizations provide financial help, case management, and even homeless prevention or rapid rehousing programs to low-income families, single mothers, the elderly or disabled. Rent help can be combined with security deposit assistance, budgeting classes, grant money, loans, and even housing stability.
Housing assistance in Frederick County Maryland can include some or all of the following. Non-profits and/or charities may offer limited funds to pay back rent, free motel vouchers, furniture, utility help. Pro-bono and/or volunteer lawyers can provide free legal aid to stop an eviction as well as landlord-tenant mediation services.
In addition, the Public Housing Authority provides low-income apartments or homes and section 8 HUD vouchers. There are also eviction prevention programs from the government that may include loans or personal hardship grant money to assist with rent. Find more details below.
Housing Authority of the County and City of Frederick offers several programs. They operate the section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program, which is an income-based rent subsidy. There is also budgeting, financial coaching, assistance for people with HIV/AIDs from HOPWA and more. Emergency section 8 vouchers may be offered for the elderly and/or disabled. Address is 209 Madison Street, Frederick Maryland, 21701. Call 301-662-8173.
Salvation Army in Frederick County offers emergency financial assistance, including for rent or utilities. They also have a homeless shelter, free motel vouchers, and transitional housing. The main address is 223 West 5th Street, Frederick Maryland, 21701 with another site at 902 North East Street, Frederick MD, 21701. Some programs are un in partnership with Religious Coalition. Dial 301-662-2311.
St. John's Regional Conference is part of Saint Vincent de Paul. The main parish is at 114 East Second Street, Frederick MD, 21701. Eviction prevention can include money for paying back rent or utilities. Other financial help or support is offered in an as needed basis. Dial 301-662-4676.
Frederick County DSS (Department of Social Services) offers cash aid, grants, and other rent help or rehousing services. There may also mortgage or foreclosure help and more. Call 301-600-2410. Most of the emergency or long term financial aid, including for rent, is for households with children. The address is 1888 North Market Street, Frederick MD, 21701.
Religious Coalition for Emergency Human Needs has a center that can help the low-income, vulnerable and others. Contact the Financial Assistance Service Center for applications to rent help, security deposit assistance, storage cost payments and more. There are multiple offices as noted below. Call 301-631-2670. A focus is homeless prevention. More on rent help from Religious Coalition.
- 130 S. Seton Ave Unit C, Emmitsburg MD, 21727
- 27 Degrange Street, Frederick Maryland, 21701
- 301 West Main Street, Middletown Maryland, 21769
Glade Valley Community Services only helps residents of Walkersville feeder school area. There may be money for partial rent or housing payments from the Emergency Relief Fund. The main office is at 100 North Main Street, Walkersville Maryland, 21793 with another location at 19 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Walkersville MD, 21793. Or resources are limited and applications for financial help or rent assistance are assessed on a case by case basis. Call 301-845-0213.
SOAR, or Supporting Older Adults through Resources, only helps seniors in Frederick County, retirees and the elderly over the age of 65. Call 240-575-9665. Rent help may be provided with in home care, loans, home repairs and other social services.
St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church operates the Outreach for the Needy program from 9190 Church Street, Union Bridge MD, 21791. Eviction prevention programs cover immediate rental assistance to grants for utility or water bills. Or get furniture from the thrift store for a low-income tenant. Any rent help is made to the landlord or property owned. Dial 301-898-5111.
Operation Second Chance help veterans in Frederick County only (or their families). Phone number is 301-972-1080. Financial assistance, housing, rent or mortgage help, moving assistance and more is offered from 20251 Century Boulevard, Germantown MD, 20874.
Maryland Legal Aid of Frederick County has volunteer and pro-bono lawyers. Free legal aid around housing needs, including unsafe housing, lack of landlord repairs, eviction defense services and more. Call 410-951-7777.
Homeless shelters and transitional housing in Frederick County
Frederick Community Action Agency offers Transitional Housing Services, including shelters and apartments. Address is 100 S Market St, Frederick, MD 21701. Call 301-600-1506.
Advocates for Homeless Families operates income-based homes and rapid rehousing from 216 Abrecht Place, Frederick MD, 21701. This can help pay first months rent or security deposits. Telephone - 301-662-2003.
Frederick Rescue Mission has a homeless shelter for women with children as well as single moms as part of Faith House. Location is 419 W South St, Frederick, Maryland 21701. Call 301-695-6633.