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The open enrollment period for the Moderate Income Housing Unit Program (MIHU) begins on January 4, 2021.  Applications for HOMEOWNERSHIP will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 29, 2021.       

MIHU Homeownership Information Workshop Registration

Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, MIHU Homeownership Information workshops scheduled during January’s open enrollment period are CANCELLED.  For your convenience we have included a PowerPoint presentation and frequently asked questions.

MIHU Homeownership Application

To apply for HOMEOWNERSHIP ONLY, please click here to access a printable application or click here to submit an On-Line Application
MIHU applications will only be accepted online and by mail. Applications can be mailed to: Howard County Department of Housing and Community Development
ADDRESS:  9820 Patuxent Woods Drive, Room 224, Columbia, MD 21046
For all application submissions, please be prepared to submit or upload the following supporting documentation for each working adult in the household:
  • 3 most recent consecutive paystubs or benefits statements covering at least 30 days
  • 2019 or 2020 W-2
  • 2019 Tax returns (all pages and schedules)
  • Other income documentation and/or college transcripts for non-working adults
  • 2 consecutive bank statements for Checking and Savings Accounts**
  • **Do not include 401K, 403B, Thrift Savings or other retirement savings account statements
  • Zero Income Affidavit- for all non-working applicants over the age of 18.
Open enrollment periods for the MIHU homeownership program are held quarterly.  Those interested in obtaining more information or for household size/eligibility requirements, visit the website at