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Housing Services

For more information, CLICK HERE to view ERAP flyer in English or
CLICK HERE to view ERAP flyer in Spanish.

To complete an application, CLICK HERE for the English version or CLICK HERE for the Spanish version.

eMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (ERAP)

If you or someone in your household have experienced a financial hardship due to COVID-19 and are behind on your rent, then the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP), may be able to help.

To complete an application, CLICK HERE for the English version or CLICK HERE for the Spanish version.

homeless prevention services

 Are you homeless or about to lose your housing?

  • Call our Shelter and Housing Screening Line: 410.386.6623.
  • Or Walk-In -> M-Th: 9AM-12PM; F: 10AM-12PM.

Are you struggling to pay rent due to COVID-19?

  • Call 410.871.6620.

Are you moving and need help with a security deposit?

  • Call our Shelter and Housing Screening Line: 410.386.6623.
  • Or Walk-In -> M-Th: 9AM-12PM; F: 10AM-12PM.

Are you over 18 and need a place to sleep tonight?

  • Walk into our Night-by-Night Shelter, entry at 7PM, must be in by 10PM (unless you are working or attending treatment) and stay until 8AM.

Need Help Now? Call our Shelter and Housing Screening Line: 410.386.6623, or walk in at our Main Lobby located at 10 Distillery Drive, Suit G1 | Westminster, MD 21157 -> M-Th: 9AM-12PM; F:10AM-12PM.

coordinated entry

  • Coordinated Entry places individuals on eligibility list for shelter and housing. Coordinated Entry also manages this list and contacts participants as services are available.
  • Staff and participant complete Coordinated Entry Interview, which includes a shelter intake form, needs assessment, an analysis of the participant’s ability to live in shelter, as well as eligibility for housing programs.

Security Deposts and Eviction Prevention Services (for INdividuals not eligible for erap services)

Call our Shelter and Housing Screening Line: 410.386.6623, or walk in at our Main Lobby located at 10 Distillery Drive, Suit G1 | Westminster, MD 21157 -> M-Th: 9AM-12PM; F:10AM-12PM.

  • HSP works with community resources to provide security deposit and eviction prevention assistance.
  • Income must be 200% of the poverty level.
  • Assistance typically ranges from $400-$1,000.

permanent supportive housing

Call our Shelter and Housing Screening Line: 410.386.6623, or walk in at our Main Lobby located at 10 Distillery Drive, Suit G1 | Westminster, MD 21157 -> M-Th: 9AM-12PM; F:10AM-12PM.

  • Provides permanent housing to chronically homeless, disabled persons; income 30% below median income (updated annually).
  • 21 units, individuals, as well as families, full-rent payment is made by HSP with participants paying an affordable portion.
  • Services include case management, home visits and referrals to HSP programs and other community resources.

rapid rehousing

Call our Shelter and Housing Screening Line: 410.386.6623, or walk in at our Main Lobby located at 10 Distillery Drive, Suit G1 | Westminster, MD 21157 -> M-Th: 9AM-12PM; F:10AM-12PM.

  • Provides temporary rental assistance to homeless (street/shelter) individuals and families; income 30% below median income (updated annually).
  • The goal is to provide rental assistance for 6 – 9 months.
  • Serves about 20 households a year.
  • Average assistance is about $1,000 (depending on household size/month), adjusted based on income.
  • Services include case management, home visits, and referrals to HSP programs and other community resources for wrap around support.

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