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BRHP Coronavirus (COVID-19) Operations Update

BRHP’s office is closed to the public until further notice.

View BRHP’s Resource Guide (Last Updated on 9/17/2020)

As you know, many agencies, businesses and events have significantly changed their operations in order to keep their staff and those they serve safe. BRHP is no different, and so we are asking you to do your part to keep the virus from spreading, and to keep you and your family from exposure. To that end, we are trying some new things, and pausing some of our normal practices. It is our highest priority to continue to provide payments on behalf of families, and we do not anticipate interruptions to those payments.

Temporary Changes to Operations (as of 7/28/2020)

New BRHP Hotline Number:  667-207-2100 (staff are available from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday)

Effective April 13, 2020, BRHP adopted and enacted the following waivers allowing for temporary changes to reduce the impact of COVID -19: Notification of Adoption of Waivers Contained in Department of Housing and Urban Development Notice PIH 2020-13

BRHP resumed annual inspections on July 6, 2020. Health precautions will be taken to ensure the safety of our inspectors and families. Property Partners will receive their inspections notice in their mail and email.

Unfortunately, many people may experience a temporary decrease in hours and wages, or job loss. BRHP is prioritizing income decrease changes, but it is important that you report this change as soon as possible. The sooner the change is reported, the better we can assist you. To report an income decrease, complete our Interim Change Packet and email to decreases@brhp.org. You can complete this form on your phone, tablet, or computer. To report another type of change, email the packet to reportchange@brhp.org.

All documents should be submitted electronically. Do you need to send a document to BRHP? Scan and email to us using Genius ScanGenius Scan is an easy way to scan and send documents, and can even handle sending multiple pages at one time. The app is free and can be downloaded via these links:

 Apple users click here to get Genius Scan (FREE!)

 Android users click here to get Genius Scan (FREE!)

 Click here for a video tutorial on how to use Genius Scan.

All counseling appointments will be handled electronically, either by phone call or video apps. Staff has been reaching out to individuals with scheduled appointments with additional information. 

We have been sharing daily and weekly updates regarding program operations, community resources, and more, so please check this website periodically and look out for updates on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Important Emails

*inspections@brhp.org To communicate with inspections team, return self-certification forms.

*decreases@brhp.org – To submit interim change forms and supporting documentation for decreases in income.

*leases@brhp.org – For submission of leases to HCV leasing team.

*move-request@brhp.org – To submit request to move forms and associated documentation.

*recerts@brhp.org – To submit recertification packets and supporting documentation.

rentincrease@brhp.org – To submit rent increase request forms and supporting documentation.

reportchange@brhp.org – To submit interim change forms and supporting documentation.

rta@brhp.org – To submit Request for Tenancy Approval forms and supporting documentation.

* These email addresses were newly created.

Stay Informed

We want to provide some helpful links to keep you informed, and to share best practices to halt the spread of the virus.

CDC Coronavirus Info Page

World Health Organization (WHO) Advice for the Public

Maryland Department of Health– Maryland 211  

 BRHP Resource Guide (as of 9/17/2020)

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