Rental Allowance Program, Baltimore City

From agency: Baltimore Housing Authority
Resource Details
Alternate Name RAP
Description SUBSIDIZED HOUSING: Currently there is a waiting list. Applications are selected on a first come, first serve basis. The program pays a portion of the monthly rent for persons in crisis. Assistance is available for 6-12 months and is not renewable. Amount of assistance varies with family size. To be eligible, the person must homeless, in danger of becoming homeless, or in need of emergency housing. Applicants must have been TCA eligible or collecting TCA for last 12 months. Referrals are accepted from programs such as the Red Cross, hospitals, shelters, and health care providers. Applicant must be employed or in the process of getting a job unless receiving monthly monetary government assistance. The housing unit must pass a housing inspection. 
RENTAL ALLOWANCE PROGRAM INCOME LIMITS- Income must not exceed 30% of average area median (set by local jurisdiction or state) 
Defined coverage areas:
Hours of operation:
Mon: 8:30AM 4:15PM
Tue: 8:30AM 4:15PM
Wed: 8:30AM 4:15PM
Thu: 8:30AM 4:15PM
Fri: 8:30AM 4:15PM
Eligibility Baltimore City residents, 18 and older, who are experiencing a housing crisis and need emergency assistance. Eligibility is based on a case by case basis. Eligible residents are low-income families who are homeless, in danger of becoming homeless, or in need of emergency housing. Incomes of assisted households cannot exceed 30 percent of the statewide or area median income, whichever is higher.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Call for information or visit the office for an application.
Documents Required Call for more information.
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Contact Information
Fax Number 410-545-7771
Main 443-984-2228
Main Contact Title Call Center
Main Contact Phone 443-984-2222
Director or Senior Administrator Name Reggie Scriber
Director or Senior Administrator Title Deputy Commissioner
Director or Senior Administrator Phone 443-984-2228
Sites offering this Program 1225 West Pratt Street