Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF) - MD Department of Housing & Community Development
Assistance for homeowners struggling with mortgage payments, delinquent property taxes, and other housing costs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Call (833) 676-0119, Mon.-Fri. 8AM to 7PM and Sat. 9AM to 4PM. For more information and to Apply Online:
Maryland Hope -
MD Department of Housing and Community Development
Help for Homeowners. HOPE Hotline 877-462-7555 https://dhcd.maryland.gov/Residents/Pages/HOPE/MDHope.aspx
Maryland Access Point - Maryland Department of Aging
Maryland Department of Human Services
(800) 332-6347 Help for Marylanders in financial need.
Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition (MCRC)
2209 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21218
(410) 220-0494 Main number
(443) 961-6220 Tax Credits Hotline
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service
Apply online anytime or call (800) 510-0050 Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
For free legal assistance with a tax sale or tax foreclosure matter or deed/ estate issue for income eligible clients. Also assists clients with other civil legal issues.
Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland
520 W. Fayette St., Suite 300
Baltimore, MD 21201
Maryland Legal Aid Bureau
Free legal assistance with a tax sale matter for income eligible clients. Also assists clients with other civil legal issues.
SEE ALSO regional office locations under
Local Counseling & Services
Civil Justice, Inc.
520 W. Fayette Street, Ste. 410, Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Homeowners who do not qualify for free legal assistance may be able to get low cost legal assistance here.
Public Justice Center
Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation - Consumer Services Unit
To report mortgage fraud, foreclosure prevention scam, or mortgage company misstatements, misrepresentations, or omissions made with the intent that another party rely on it. This includes questionable loan servicer activity and loan modification scams.
Maryland Attorney General Office - Consumer Hotline
For complaints about reverse mortgage fraud and other types of consumer fraud.
Homeowners Property Tax Credit
Available to residential homeowners who meet certain income requirements. The program sets a limit on the amount of property taxes a homeowner must pay based on their household income.
For more information and to apply, visit:
Call: (410) 767-4433 or (800) 944-7403
Note: homeowners must re-apply for this program each year between Feb. 1 and Oct. 1. Benefits Data Trust - Maryland Benefits Center will help low-income homeowners complete their applications for this credit. https://www.bdtrust.org/location/maryland-benefits-center/?q=m
(855) 444-4994 Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.