Watch the live stream and hear from the speakers directly about how to protect yourself and be informed.

Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County

Fill out the online intake form.

Presenter: Warren Buff
Equal Justice Works Housing Justice Fellow
(240) 391-6532

6301 Ivy Lane, Suite 720
Greenbelt, MD 20770

ERAP Resources

Presented by: Tamika C. Gauvin
Deputy Director
Prince George’s County Government
Department of Housing and Community Development
Cell:  240-907-6973

Program Name: Emergency Rental Assistance Program
Application Information​​​
Call: 301-883-6504​​​​ (For Special Code Press “9”)

Department of Housing and Community Development

Sponsorship: complete this form
This link is for anyone interested in having DHCD come out and speak at community events. 
Events: https://dhcd.maryland.gov/Pages/EventRequestForm.aspx

Maryland Homeowner’s Assistance Fund

Hotline @ 1-833-676-0119 – Open: M-F @ 8am-7pm
Housing Counselors/Attorney Hotline – 1-877-462-7555

Video on the 10 Year plan to End Homelessness


Regardless of district, all organizations will do their best to assist you.

Casa de Maryland – Council District 2
8151 15th Avenue
Langley Park, MD 20783
240.491.5763 (call to make an appointment)*

Housing Initiative Partnership, Inc. (HIP) – Council District 2
6525 Belcrest Road, Suite 555
Hyattsville, MD 20782  
301-699-3835 (call to make an appointment)*

Centro De Apoyo Familiar (CAF) – Council District 3
6901 Kenilworth Avenue, Suite 110
Riverdale, MD 20737
301.328.3292 (call to make an appointment)*

Sowing Empowerment & Economic Development, Inc. (SEED) – Council District 3
6201 Riverdale Road, Ste 200
Riverdale, MD 20737
301.458.9808 (call to make an appointment)*

Laurel Advocacy Referral Service (LARS) (District 1)
311 Laurel Avenue
Laurel, MD 20707
Serving zip codes 20707 and 20708
Appointments can be booked online at:
LARS ERA Assistance

United Communities Against Poverty, Inc. (UCAP) – Council District 5
1400 Doewood Lane
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
301.322.5700 (call to drop off application package)

Mission of Love (MOLC) – Council District 7
6180 Old Central Avenue
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
301.333-4440 (call to make an appointment)

Housing Options & Planning Enterprises, Inc. – Council District 8
6188 Oxon Hill Road, Suite 700
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
301.567-3330 (call to make an appointment)*

*Bilingual Staff
All organizations listed above follow the CDC guidelines to include, but not limited to: wearing face mask, hand sanitizing, sanitizing equipment and chairs, social distancing, limited persons allowed in offices.
Sign language for the hearing impaired and interpretive services can be made available. To request these services, please call 301-883-5540 ● TTY (301) 883-5428. 
Prince George’s County affirmatively promotes equal opportunity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, ethnic or national origin, disability, or familial status in admission or access to benefits in programs or activities. 


Help is available for income-eligible homeowners to make needed repairs on their homes. Call 301-990-0014 (x14) or contact www.habitatmm.org

What happens after April 1, 2023?

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Pepco works closely with its community partners to connect customers with grants and programs like LIHEAP. LIHEAP provides grants in varying amounts based on a household’s income size, type of fuel, and type of dwelling, with no pay back required. Maryland customers can apply for LIHEAP energy assistance through the Department of Human Services website, or by calling the Maryland Department of Human Services Office of Home Energy Programs at 1-800-332-6347. DOEE’s Utility Affordability Programs website provides further guidance on assistance programs available for residents who are facing financial challenges.

Other energy assistance for Maryland residents includes:

  • Eligible Maryland customers can receive assistance through the Electric Universal Service Program (EUSP), which helps customers pay for a portion of their current electric bill.
    • The Arrearage Retirement Assistance (ARA) program helps customers with large, past due electric bills. If eligible, customers may receive forgiveness of up to $2,000 toward their past due bill.
    • The Utility Service Protection Program (USPP) is designed to help limited income families during the heating season.
  • Information regarding these programs can be found on the Maryland Department of Human Services Office of Home Energy Programs website or by calling 1-800-332-6347.
  • Maryland’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program also has funding available to help renters pay their utility bills. Renters can call 877-546-5595.

Customers can contact Pepco at 202-833-7500 to discuss payment arrangements or visit pepco.com/EnergyAssistance to learn more about energy assistance options.

Millones de dólares en asistencia energética siguen estando disponibles para los clientes. Pepco trabaja en estrecha colaboración con sus socios comunitarios para conectar a los clientes con subvenciones y programas como LIHEAP. LIHEAP proporciona subvenciones en cantidades variables según el tamaño de los ingresos del hogar, el tipo de combustible y el tipo de vivienda, sin necesidad de reembolso. Los clientes de Maryland pueden solicitar asistencia energética LIHEAP a través del Departmento de Human Services sitio web, o llamando a la Oficina de Programas de Energía para el Hogar del Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Maryland al 1-800-332-6347.  DOEE Utility Affordability Programs website proporciona más orientación sobre los programas de asistencia disponibles para los residentes que enfrentan desafíos financieros.

 Otra asistencia de energía para los residentes de Maryland incluye:

  • Los clientes elegibles de Maryland pueden recibir asistencia a través del Programa de servicio eléctrico universal (EUSP), que ayuda a los clientes a pagar una parte de su factura de electricidad actual.
    • El programa Asistencia para la jubilación atrasada (ARA) ayuda a los clientes con facturas de electricidad grandes y vencidas. Si son elegibles, los clientes pueden recibir una condonación de hasta $2,000 para su factura vencida.
    • El Programa de Protección de Servicios Públicos (USPP) está diseñado para ayudar a las familias de ingresos limitados durante la temporada de calefacción. Puede encontrar información sobre estos programas en el Departamento de Servicios Humanos de Maryland Office of Home Energy Programs o llamando al 1-800-332-6347.
  • Maryland’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program también tiene fondos disponibles para ayudar a los inquilinos a pagar sus facturas de servicios públicos. Los inquilinos pueden llamar al 877-546-5595.

 Los clientes pueden comunicarse con Pepco al 202-833-7500 para analizar los arreglos de pago o visitar pepco.com/EnergyAssistance para obtener más información sobre las opciones de asistencia energética.