The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development offers funds through the Down Payment and Cost Assistance Program. You can find more information on this program at or by calling 1-800-756-0119. ACDS also has a program called Mortgage Assistance Program (MAP). This program offers funds for first time homebuyers purchasing a home in Anne Arundel County. Please contact them at 410-222-7600.
Please note that you must receive homebuyer education/housing counseling and obtain a housing counseling certificate prior to making an offer and executing a contract. To receive help with down payment, settlement expenses, and/or mortgage assistance from MMP or MAP program, you must obtain housing counseling through ACDS.