The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is committed to assisting our customers during these uncertain times. If you suspect you may have trouble making mortgage payments, be proactive. Reach out to your mortgage servicer (the company that processes your monthly mortgage payment) and explain your current situation to them.
Governor Hogan’s Executive Order on Foreclosure and Eviction Suspension in MD.
Governor Hogan (4/3/2020), issued an emergency order to provide additional and immediate financial relief for Marylanders facing economic hardship due to COVID-19. Nearly 70 of the state's banks and financial institutions have agreed to a program to provide a 90-day period of forbearance and deferral on mortgages. See the emergency order.
The Governor's emergency order for mortgage lenders:
Maryland Mortgage Program’s loan servicer contact information and COVID-19 specific links: