City of Glenarden, MD

Intergenerational Poverty Relief Fund (IPRF)

The City of Glenarden is offering financial assistance to eligible households that were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 public health emergency through the Intergenerational Poverty Relief Fund (IPRF).  This strategic code enforcement program is designed to improve the overall quality of life and beautify the community by targeting financial assistance to assist eligible households with specific exterior home improvements and repairs.

Household Eligibility

To be eligible for the City’s program, an applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a homeowner within the City’s legal limits.
  • Currently occupy the home for which you are applying.
  • Have lived in the home for at least two (2) years prior to applying.
  • Provide proof of homeownership, including current homeowners insurance coverage.
  • Home must be your principal residence according to the Maryland Department of Assessments and Taxation.
  • Have a demonstrable need for improvements and repairs.
  • Improvements and repairs must not have commenced or been completed.
  • Applicant must use a licensed and bonded Maryland contractor or trade professional.
  • Intend to remain in the home for a minimum of two (2) years post work completion.
  • Have an annual gross household income below the following amounts based upon household size:

1 Person


2 Person


3 Person


4 Person


5 Person


6 Person


7 Person


8 Person










*Moderate income levels by household size for Prince George’s County as provided by US Treasury, Tool for Determining Low and Moderate (LMI) Households.

Household includes all related family members and unrelated people, if any, who share the housing unit. A person living alone or a group of unrelated people sharing a housing unit such as partners or roomers/tenants is also counted as a household.

Landlords may not apply for the program.

Eligible Improvements and Repairs
Eligible projects include the cost of maintenance, repair, or replacement of the following:

  • Roof and siding.
  • Chimney.
  • Window and door.
  • Sidewalk and driveway.
  • Grass and lawn.
  • Porch (including deck) and exterior.
  • Foundation and structure.
  • Tree removal.

Amount of Assistance Available

The City has allocated $200,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 funds to the Intergenerational Poverty Relief Fund.  Subject to the availability of funding, the City will provide up to a maximum of $4,000 per household.  A household may not submit multiple applications. 

How to Apply

Applications, including required documents and certifications, shall be submitted to:

City of Glenarden
Attention:  Intergenerational Poverty Relief Fund
8600 Glenarden Parkway
Glenarden, Maryland 20706

Applications may also be submitted electronically to  If you have questions about the program, please call (301) 773-2100.

Applications will be reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis while funding is available.  Submission of an application does not guarantee funding under the City’s Intergenerational Poverty Relief Fund.

City Pre-Approval and Notice to ProceedThe City will provide a pre-approval notice to applicants selected for funding.  Applicants that are pre-approved for funding will be directed to submit a signed copy of a Grant Agreement provided by the City.  Once the City receives an executed Grant Agreement, the City will issue a Notice to Proceed in writing to the recipient.

All work that requires a building permit from Prince George’s County and/or the City must be obtained prior to commencing the project.  A failure to obtain a proper building permit(s) may void the project and payment of funds by the City.

Payment of Funds

Payment will be made directly to the contractor listed on the application.  Prior to the payment, the householder and City staff must attest to the satisfactory completion of the project.  Payment will be made within 30 days after the joint certification.

Complete the Intergenerational Poverty Relief Fund Application