Bill Payment Assistance
If you are having trouble paying your property taxes we encourage you to look at the list of available resources below for financial assistance to help you pay your property taxes.
In addition, please call the Customer Service Section at (410) 222-1144, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM or by email at [email protected]. One of our Customer Service Representatives will be happy to discuss your bill with you.
Homeowner Assistance Fund
This program provides residential mortgage assistance and other homeownership related financial assistance to Maryland homeowner’s who have experienced a hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic to avoid loss of residence for eligible homeowners. The program will offer a one-time payment designed to avoid imminent displacement due to, but not limited to: property tax delinquency, chattel loan delinquency, manufactured housing/mobile home loan; or land lease/ground rent delinquency; homeowner or condominium association fee delinquency; home insurance fees delinquency; municipal sewer and water fees delinquency and mortgage delinquency.To get started with your application you can call them on 1-833-676-0119, Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sat 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. or visit their website: https://dhcd.maryland.gov/Residents/Pages/HomeownerAssistanceFund.aspx
Energy Assistance Relief
This program is targeted to customers who do not qualify for the Maryland Energy Assistance Program and other electric and utility programs.
Please call the Community Action Agency's 24/7 hotline at 833-888-0401.
Energy Payment Plans
Anne Arundel County has partnered with BGE to offer assistance to families and individuals struggling with past-due balances through a Deferred Payment Arrangement Plan. This plan allows customers to pay the balance off over time in installments with no required down payment. Customers who have the ability to enter into a payment plan can visit BGE.com/assistance or call 1-800-685-0123 to take action to avoid a crisis now.
Water Bill Assistance
Low-income homeowners in need of assistance can check eligibility for the Low Income Household Water Assistance Program through the County’s Department of Social Services/Maryland Department of Human Resources by clicking HERE.
State of Maryland Tax Sale Ombudsman
The goal of the State of Maryland Tax Sale Ombudsman office is to help Maryland homeowners navigate the tax sale system by providing the best information, assistance and resources available.
Anne Arundel County Department of Health
For information on COVID health and testing sites, call the COVID Warm Line, Monday-Friday 8AM-6PM, 410-222-7256
Food Access Warm Line
Available to all Anne Arundel County residents, this is a one stop connecting residents to comprehensive nutrition resources across the county.
Email: [email protected]
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-6PM, 410-222-FOOD (3663)
Anne Arundel County Office of Emergency Management
The community link to resources and information related to Emergency Management.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8AM-6PM, 410-222-0600
Anne Arundel Department of Aging and Disabilities
Older adults, people with disabilities (18 and older) and caregivers may call to access resources which address many of the challenges presented by the pandemic: caregiving assistance, transportation resources, financial assistance, housing, nutrition, and more.
Monday-Friday, 8:00AM-4:30PM, 410-222-4257
Anne Arundel County Department of Social Services
(Temporary Cash Assistance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) a.k.a Food Stamps)
Apply online for assistance at:
Emergency Assistance to Adults may provide assistance for the following: •
Anne Arundel County Partnership For Children, Youth, and Families
Offering individualized support connecting Children, Youth, and Families to critical services to address not only day to day challenges, but those posed by the pandemic. Call the Information and Referral line to learn about resources including: mental health services, food, housing, utilities, crisis or emergency services, mentoring, parent training and education, eligibility screening for benefits and much, much more.
Arundel Community Development Services, Inc
Eviction Prevention, Foreclosure Prevention, Homeownership Counseling, and Property Rehabilitation
Provides assistance to tenants who have loss of income, FREE
Arundel Workforce Development Corporation
Anne Arundel County Excluded Worker Humanitarian Relief Fund
Financial assistance for Anne Arundel County residents, who were making $25/hour or less before COVID-19, lost their job on or after March 1, 2020, not currently receiving unemployment benefits and not working.
Anne Arundel County Office of Transportation
Taxi Voucher Program - Department of Aging and Disabilities
Serving older adults and individuals with disabilities
City of Annapolis