Maryland Housing Counseling Fund Program

​​​​​​​The Maryland Housing Counseling Fund (MHCF) supports non-profit and local government organizations that provide a range of housing counseling services, as well as legal assistance to avoid foreclosure. Awards are made annually on a competitive basis. HUD-approved housing counseling agencies with HUD-certified counselors on staff receive priority funding consideration.

Eligible Applicants

Non-profit organizations and local government agencies.

Eligible Activities

MHCF provides operating support for housing counseling programs that include homebuyer education, pre-purchase counseling, foreclosure counseling, rental counseling, and financial capability coaching. MHCF also supports non-profit legal services providers that assist homeowners with avoiding foreclosure.

Reporting Requirements

Grantees are required to submit a quarterly progress report by the fifteenth of the month following the end of each quarter of the grant term.

How to Apply

The FY24 Maryland Housing Counseling Fund (MHCF) application round has closed. This page will be updated when a new application round opens.

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More Information

Poverty Solutions Team
Division of Neighborhood Revitalization
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
7800 Harkins Road
Lanham, MD 20706
P: 301-429-7525

Resources for Housing Counselors & Legal Services Providers