REvitalizing Neighborhoods EveryWhere (“RENEW”) Howard is a purchase and rehabilitation loan program designed to strengthen older and undervalued neighborhoods in Howard County with the following goals:

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

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.