The purpose of the Housing Counselor is to provide counseling services to residents of the City of Gaithersburg.
The Housing Counselor provides
- Relocation assistance
- Renter assistance and assistance in applying for county rental subsidy programs
- Eviction prevention
- Money/debt management
- Fair housing assistance
- Coordination of housing resources with area foreclosure counseling agencies
- Other community resources with area foreclosure counseling agencies
To utilize the services of the housing counselor you must be a resident of the City of Gaithersburg (determined by street listing), provide income documentation, or have a referral (referring agencies include: City of Gaithersburg, Division of Community Services, MCDHHS--Emergency services; member agencies of the Gaithersburg Coalition of Providers, MCPS, and other area faith-based groups).
The Gaithersburg Housing Solutions program is funded by the City of Gaithersburg and only serves City residents.