Revitalizing Neighborhoods Everywhere (RENEW)
Howard is a purchase/loan program designed to
strengthen older and undervalued neighborhoods
in Howard County with the following goals:

  • Increase home values
  • Market and revitalize older neighborhoods
  • Forge strong connections among neighbors
  • Create high standards for property improvement,
    including exterior improvements and landscaping

We are currently seeking lenders to participate in the program. Learn more.

The Real Estate Charitable Foundation of Maryland, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) supporting organization of the Community Foundation of Howard County, Inc., and was selected by the Department of Housing for Howard County, to hold and invest the $2 million guarantee fund and to promote and administer the RENEW Program for so long as funds under the program are available.