Baltimore City Community Action Partnership, Security Deposit Assistance
https://www.bmorechildren.com/residents

From agency: Mayor’s Office of Children and Family Success
Resource Details
Alternate Name BCCAP, CAP
Description UPDATE 9/12/23: The CAP Center is still offering security deposit assistance. Individuals interested in the assistance should complete pre-screener on the website: https://www.bmorechildren.com/residents/#rent. The direct link to the seurity deposit pre-screening form is: https://form.typeform.com/to/uNauAkxE?typeform-source=linktr.ee.
 
Individuals should be a Baltimore City resident moving within Baltimore City with an income at or below 80% of the AMI, and have experienced a negative financial impact due to COVID-19. A letter of intent to rent or fully executed signed lease is needed and is required to be uploaded to the pre-screener.

SECURITY DEPOSIT ASSISTANCE: Security Deposit Assistance is open to Baltimore City residents who have incomes at or below 80% of Area Median Income, and have experienced negative financial impact due to COVID-19. Security Deposit Assistance is a one-time payment. Individuals cannot apply more than once. To begin the application process, visit https://www.bmorechildren.com/residents
Note: Tenants who receive subsidies are not eligible for rental assistance/security deposit.

Frequently Asked Questions about Security Deposit Assistance: https://www.bmorechildren.com/s/MOCFS-Security-Deposit-Frequently-Asked-Questions-10-12.pdf
Defined coverage areas:
Maryland
 
Hours of operation:
Mon: 9AM 3:30PM
Tue: 9AM 3:30PM
Wed: 9AM 3:30PM
Thu: 9AM 3:30PM
Fri: 9AM 3:30PM
Program
Eligibility Open to Baltimore City residents who have not received Security Deposit Assistance already. People also must:
• have incomes at or below 80% of Area Median Income
• have experienced negative financial impact due to COVID-19 - Tenants who receive subsidies (such as a housing voucher through HCVP) are not eligible for rental assistance/security deposit.
Languages Offered Language line.
Program Fees None.
Application Process Applications can be completed online with the following steps: • Go to https://linktr.ee/securitydeposit • This will take individuals to an online screening form; answer all questions • Provide contact information for self and your landlord • Click “submit” • In 24 hours the individual will receive instructions to upload documents. (responses to weekend submissions will take longer) Walk-ins are also accepted at all Baltimore City CAP Centers. People can also call for additional information. -After the tenant uploads the documents, the landlord will receive an email requesting to provide the following documents: • proof the unit is licensed—copy of license • signed electronic funds transfer document • voided check • completed W9 • invoice for total security deposit amount due Payment will be in the amount of the security deposit required by the landlord up to $2,000. If the security deposit is greater than $2,000, the individual must pay the difference (the amount above $2,000) to the landlord, and the invoice submitted by the landlord must show payment before Security Deposit Assistance is provided.
Documents Required Photo ID, current lease, proof of income, proof of negative financial impact due to COVID-19. See application for more information.
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Contact Information
Main 410-396-5555
Main Email Address SecurityDeposit@baltimorecity.gov
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Sites offering this Program 3939 Reisterstown Road
5225 York Road
606 Cherry Hill Road
1731 East Chase Street
3411 Bank Street