ATTENTION COUNTY LANDLORDS
Council Bill 16-2020 was enacted to prevent causing further hardship to tenants during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please review this information, in addition to the law itself, to understand how CB-16-2020 may impact you.
LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR TENANTS
Are you a tenant in need of legal representation? Do you have questions about evictions during COVID-19, what protections are in place, and how they may or may not impact you? Community Legal Services of Prince George’s County and Maryland Legal Aid has resources to help. #PGCCOVID19
¿Es usted un inquilino que necesita representación legal? ¿Tiene preguntas sobre los desalojos durante COVID-19, qué protecciones están vigentes y cómo pueden o no afectarlo? Los Servicios Legales Comunitarios del Condado de Prince George tienen recursos para ayudar. #PGCCOVID19
For assistance to pay utilities, tenants should apply at the Maryland Department of Human Services, Office of Home Energy Programs at the following link: https://dhs.maryland.gov/office-of-home-energy-programs/how-do-you-apply/ or tenants can contact their utility provider(s) to discuss assistance options available to them.
For Washington Gas: https://www.washingtongas.com/home-owners/savings/energy-assistance
PRINCE GEORGE'S COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES
The Prince George's County Department of Social Services (DSS) has a variety of programs to assist County residents in the area of emergency housing, homelessness, food insecurity, health resources and more. For a brief synopsis of the programs offered by DSS, click here.
Visit the Department of Social Services website for more information.