Mission: The Maryland Housing Rehabilitation Program aims to provide affordable funding to address critical health and safety issues and bring properties into an agreement with applicable building codes and standards.
Provides rehabilitation funds for housing or plumbing repairs for single family owner-occupied properties and one to four unit rental properties.
- Mold Remediation
- Gas leaks
- Roof repair and replacement, Gutters
- Asbestos abatement
- Vermiculite removal
- Lead abatement
- Combustion appliance repair and replacement for Health and Safety concerns, including gas ranges, domestic water heaters, and space heat.
- Chimney Repair
- Foundation and sub-space water-proofing, and drainage, inclusive of bulk water mitigation by drain tile, sump pump, and minor grading.
- Radon mitigation
- Electrical hazard, Knob, and tube removal, inclusive of necessary service upgrades.
- Electrical upgrades for future home electrification. (<100A to 200A upgrades)
- Plumbing issues
- Water and well
- Septic and sewer
- Windows and doors only for H&S, water intrusion, and security.
- Structural repair - atrophy, rot, insect, settling, storm-related
- Access for disabled and seniors, inclusive of Chair lifts, handicap ramps, bars, railings, and doors.
- Fall and injury prevention (handrails, rubber treads, bathroom grab bars)
- Ductwork upgrades and installations (primarily for solid fuel-burning households- Mainly in Allegany and Garrett counties)
- Building shell stabilization (i.e. repair/replace missing sheetrock on exterior walls, point up deteriorated masonry that allows for water infiltration)
- Pest treatments (rats, roaches, and mice)
Program funds may be used to assist in the rehabilitation of owner-occupied single-family homes.