COVID-19 Relief Provided by the CARES Act
On the first two Saturdays in November (11/6 & 11/13), non-perishable food relief will be provided to Bowie residents. Target groups include seniors, disabled residents, veterans, & households that have lost income.This program is funded by the CARES Act. Read on...
The City of Bowie has received funding under the federal CARES Act to provide support to Bowie residents. Programs include:
- Emergency Rental Assistance
- Food Distribution
Emergency Food Distribution for City of Bowie Residents - Additional Dates Added
The City of Bowie will distribute emergency food aid to city residents via the Kenhill Center, 2614 Kenhill Drive, Bowie, on the following dates:
- Saturday, November 6, 2021
- Saturday, November 13, 2021
Hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This food distribution is part of the City’s Community Development Block Grant COVID (CDBG-CV) relief programs,
Priority groups for this program included seniors, veterans, persons with disabilities, and households that have had their income impacted by the COVID-19 emergency.
City of Bowie Rental Assistance
Application Period Closed
THE CITY OF BOWIE
EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE APPLICATION PERIOD CLOSED
EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 10, 2021
The City of Bowie’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) is CLOSED and not currently accepting new applications. If you applied previously you will be notified directly of your status.
If you were not awarded funds from the City’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program, individuals and families can apply for support through one of the agencies listed below. If you are in imminent risk of homelessness or losing housing, please contact one of the sources listed below immediately.
Other Sources of Support
State of Maryland
Maryland Emergency Rental Assistance
Maryland Court Help Link
Maryland Department of Human Services
Maryland Eviction Prevention
Prince George’s County (PGC)
The Prince George’s County Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) offers relief to landlords on behalf of renters and tenants experiencing financial difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Individual tenants can also apply directly to the County’s ERAP for assistance.
PGC Emergency Rental Assistance
1400 Doewood Lane, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
301-322-5700 (call to drop off application package)
8151 15th Avenue, Langley Park, MD 20783
240-491-5763 (call to make an appointment)
6525 Belcrest Road, Suite 555, Hyattsville, MD 20782
667-260-7728 (call to make an appointment)
6901 Kenilworth Avenue, Suite 110, Riverdale, MD 20737
301-328-3292 (call to make an appointment)
Sowing Empowerment & Economic Development, Inc. (SEED)
6201 Riverdale Road, Ste 200,Riverdale, MD 20737
301-458-9808 (call to make an appointment)
311 Laurel Avenue, Laurel, MD 20707
Serving zip codes 20707 and 20708
Appointments can be booked online at: LARS ERA Assistance
6180 Old Central Avenue, Capitol Heights, MD 20743
301-333-4440 (call to make an appointment)
Housing Options & Planning Enterprises, Inc.
6188 Oxon Hill Road, Suite 700, Oxon Hill, MD 20745
301-567-3330 (call to make an appointment)
Past Bowie CARES Act Activities
Spring 2021 Landlord Survey
This survey is intended to provide data on the impact of the COVID-19 PANDEMIC for current rental property owners/management firms in the City of Bowie, for the months of October through March (10/31/20 - 3/31/21). Please submit data for ONLY these months. This data will be treated as confidential and is for policy research related to the City’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program and will not be shared with external parties as individual or aggregated data; only City of Bowie totals.
PLEASE RETURN by April 30, 2021.