2016 Spring Fair Housing Lottery information coming soon! Enrollment periods for the MIHU homeownership program are open four times per year – January, April, July and October. MIHU rentals are available year round on a first come, first serve basis. Click here for more information.

 

Dreaming of a new home in Howard County? Now’s your chance to make it a reality!

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You could be the next winner in our housing lottery, taking place at the Come Home to Howard County Housing Fair on April 9, 2016.

We are pleased to announce that our featured lottery home will be located at the Ryan Homes Howard Square community in Elkridge, MD. Through Howard County’s Moderate Income Housing Unit Program, this newly constructed townhome will be available for purchase to one qualified buyer – offered at a price well below market rate! Review details and application below.

 

2016 Lottery Home Details Coming Soon

Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to enter a drawing to buy a home in Howard County at a substantially reduced price. This exclusive opportunity to purchase a home is open to pre-qualified candidates via a lottery drawing to be held at the housing fair event. Candidates must pre-apply for the lottery drawing, submit all required paperwork by the deadline and be present at the event on April 9th to be eligible to win.

Application deadline coming soon.

 

APPLICATION

To be eligible to enter the lottery drawing to purchase this home, you must have a minimum annual household income of $50,000. Maximum income limits as detailed in the chart below also apply.

NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED THE DAY OF THE FAIR.

2015 Income and Household Size Guidelines

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How To Qualify and Apply:

Qualified applicants will have the opportunity to enter a drawing to buy a home in Howard County. The applicant must be a first-time homebuyer. One-person households are not eligible for this opportunity. This exclusive opportunity to purchase a home is open to pre-qualified applicants via a lottery drawing to be held at the event. Applicants must pre-register for the drawing and submit all required paperwork prior to the event and be present at the event on April 9, 2016, to be eligible to win. Maximum household income limits and credit score requirements apply.

For more information call Howard County Housing at (410) 313-6318, select option #4

Quality new homes and rental apartments are now available at affordable sale prices and rents. If you would like to
“Come Home to Howard County” but don’t think you can afford to, we encourage you to apply now.

 

**Important** If you have previously applied for a housing lottery or the MIHU program, you must complete a separate application for the housing lottery at the Housing Fair on April 9, 2016. You are not automatically included in this drawing. Likewise, if you apply for the Housing Fair lottery, you will not be included in future MIHU lotteries unless you complete a separate application for the MIHU program during an open enrollment period.

Enrollment periods for the MIHU homeownership program are open four times per year – January, April, July and October. MIHU rentals are available year round on a first come, first serve basis. MIHUs are sold or rented at affordable prices and rents set by the Department of Housing and Community Development. Any person or family can apply to buy or rent an MIHU provided their household income does not exceed the maximums listed on the application.  Click here for more information.

 

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