Rescue Plan

Use the Hyattsville Emergency Relief Survey Form to let City Council know your family's emergency relief needs! Responses are due by February 11, 2022.

Rescue Plan Overview

The City of Hyattsville has received $17.9 million as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021. An overview of the ARPA funds was presented to Council during the December 20, 2021 Hyattsville Council meeting. Based on federal guidance from the U.S. Department of Treasury, rescue funds can be used to:

  1. Support urgent COVID-19 response efforts
  2. Replace lost public sector revenue and help retain jobs
  3. Support immediate economic stabilization for households and businesses
  4. Address public health and financial challenges caused by the pandemic

Use the Treasury Department's Quick Reference Guide to learn more.

Resident & Business Emergency Relief Funds

As part of a phased spending approach, Hyattsville City Council is prioritizing emergency relief assistance to residents, regardless of legal status, and businesses, in early 2022. More information can be found here. Emergency relief can include but is not limited to:

  • Housing and utility assistance
  • Food assistance
  • Small businesses and non-profit relief
  • Other; add your ideas below!

We're Seeking Your Feedback!

Use the Hyattsville Emergency Relief Survey Form to let City Council know your family's emergency relief needs. You can also share ideas by:

  • Leaving a voicemail at (301) 985-5039
  • Completing the tear-away card in the Special

    Rescue Act Info Guide, mailed in mid-January. Cards can be deposited at drop boxes located at the City Building (4310 Gallatin Street) or Heurich Park (2900 Nicholson Street)

  • Attending a Ward meeting or public hearing; Dates and Zoom links are below -

    • Ward 1: Tuesday, February 1, 7 PM
      Ward 3: Wednesday, February 2, 7 PM
      Ward 4: Thursday, February 3, 7 PM
      Ward 5: Saturday, February, 5, 1 PM
      ARPA Public Hearing: Tuesday, February 22, 6 PM

Funding is only available to residents of the City of Hyattsville. Not sure if you're a Hyattsville City resident? Use the Hyattsville verification map to see if your address is within City limits.

Responses are due by February 11, 2022. All submissions to the form, phone line, and drop boxes are anonymous.

City Council will consider community responses during the February and March Council meetings to establish financial assistance relief programs in the Spring of 2022.

Applications will be made available on this page. Sign up for Hyattsville City email and text alerts to be notified when the application portal opens.

Rescue Plan Timeline

Following the public input period and establishment of the resident and business relief funds in Spring of 2022, City Council will use part of the remaining funds to support public projects and programs to help Hyattsville recover and prepare for future emergencies. Additional information will be shared in the Summer of 2022.

ARPA Emergency Relief Info

Additional Resources

  1. Patrick Paschall

    American Rescue Plan Program Manager