The Arc Southern Maryland

The Arc Southern Maryland

Housing Services

Housing Support Services are time-limited supports to help participants to navigate housing opportunities; address or overcome barriers to housing; and secure and retain their own home. The Arc will assist in recruiting housing information and assistance including rules and requirements and their applicability to the participant; searching for housing; assist with housing application processes; assessing the living environment to determine it meets accessibility needs, is safe, and ready for move-in; identifying resources for security deposits, moving costs, furnishings, assistive technology, environmental modifications, utilities, and other one-time costs; reviewing the lease and other documents, including property rules, prior to signing; developing, reviewing and revising a monthly budget, including a rent and utility payment plan; identifying and addressing housing challenges such as credit and rental history, criminal background, and behaviors; and assistance with resolving disputes.

For more info, contact Caroline Blackmer, Admitting Coordinator


Phone: 240-859-9266