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Accessible Homes for Seniors
MD Dept. of Housing & Community Development (DHCD)


Janice MacGregor
Maryland Department of Aging

Program Overview

Accessible Homes for Seniors is a joint project with the Maryland Department of Aging to promote accessibility-related improvements to the homes of seniors.

Property Eligibility Requirements

This program is offered throughout Maryland by local agencies administering programs for aging.

Allowable property types: Home must be structurally sound and free of health and safety standards.

Benefit Details

Maximum loan amount is 85% of the value of the property less any outstanding liens.

Benefit: Funds may be used to pay for the actual costs of making the house accessible or functional for the resident. This may include but is not limited to: widening doorways, installation of accessible showers, ramps, grab bars, and lever handles. Additions to accommodate first floor bathrooms and laundry rooms will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Loan Term:up to 30 years
Homebuyer Counseling /
Education Required:
Owner Occupancy Required:Yes
Other Program Comments:Program is marketed through the local Area Agencies on Aging.

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