Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP)

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The Homelessness Prevention Program (HPP) provides limited grants or loans to households with a pending eviction. By providing short-term mediation or linkages to resources, the program helps families and individuals who are at risk for eviction to stay in their housing. Funds are disbursed through Harford County Housing & Community Development to eligible non-profits and agencies.

Program Information
Funding Source: Maryland Department of Human Resources

Funding Requirements
The Maryland Department of Human Resources' Department of Transitional Services announces funding availability annually, typically in the spring.
  • Requests all Local Administering Agency (LAA) to submit an application for funding. The local LAA is Harford County Housing & Community Development. The LAA submits a formal Request for Proposal to solicit proposals for funding from eligible applicants in our community.
  • An eligible applicants must be 501 (c) (3), nonprofit organizations or agencies involved in either offering transitional or emergency housing to homeless persons, or homelessness prevention services to people at risk of homelessness.
  • Eligible applicants must be actively involved in the Harford Roundtable, the homeless continuum for the county. To become involved in the Harford Roundtable call Harford County Housing & Community Development at 410-638-3045. Voice/TTY
Examples of Organizations Funded
  • Harford Community Action Agency
  • Salvation Army