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The Howard County Housing Commission office will be CLOSED on November 24 & 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Payment Standards – The maximum monthly payment that the Housing Choice Voucher program will make toward rent and utility costs for an assisted family (before deducting the family’s share of rent and utility costs).

Utility Allowances – Estimate of the average monthly utility bills for an energy-conscious Housing Choice Voucher program household. Estimates consider only utilities paid directly by the tenant. Utility allowances vary by unit type.