$20M available for Maryland water assistance relief program

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announces $20M in water assistance relief program

Marylanders who still have water bill debt related to COVID-19 can get help making those payments. Gov. Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced a $20 million water assistance relief program. Water systems must agree to allocate payments as bill credits within a certain number of days after getting the payment. The credits will go towards outstanding debt accrued between January 2020 and September 2022. The application period will open on Jan. 2, 2023, and remain open until Jan. 31, 2023.Federal COVID-19 recovery funds are going toward funding this program.Additionally, programs are available year-round through the Maryland Department of Human Services’ Office of Home Energy Programs to help with utility bills and prevent any loss of service, including the Maryland Energy Assistance Program, the Electric Universal Service Program and the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program.

Marylanders who still have water bill debt related to COVID-19 can get help making those payments.

Govt. Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced a $20 million water assistance relief program. Water systems must agree to allocate payments as bill credits within a certain number of days after receiving the payment.

The credits will go towards outstanding debt accrued between January 2020 and September 2022.

The application period will open on Jan. 2, 2023, and remain open until Jan. 31, 2023.

Federal COVID-19 recovery funds are going towards funding this program.

Additionally, programs are available year-round through the Maryland Department of Human Services’ Office of Home Energy Programs to help with utility bills and prevent any loss of service, including the Maryland Energy Assistance Program, the Electric Universal Service Program and the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program.

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