Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP)

The Housing Choice Voucher Program is a federally funded, locally administered rental assistance program that helps low-income families, the elderly and the disabled afford decent, safe housing in the private market.

More than 3,000 city landlords participate Baltimore's program, which serves approximately 12,000 families.

HABC is accepting Applications for Housing Choice Voucher Program Project Based Waiting List. Find out more.

Find out how landlords can help end homelessness.

Baltimore Regional Project-Based Voucher Program

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City is participating in a new Baltimore Regional Project-Based Voucher Program with five other public housing agencies, the Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC), and the Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership. The collaboration is making a total of 100 vouchers available to developments that will also be candidates for Low Income Housing Tax Credits in the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development's 2016 round. Follow these links for the announcement and the request for proposals (RFP). A pre-proposal conference will be held at August 16 at 9:30 AM at BMC. Proposals will be due to BMC September 23, 2016 at 3:30 PM.

Existing Tenants

Do you or someone in your household have a disability? Get more information on filing a reasonable accomodation request.

Get answers to Frequently Asked Tenant Questions

Notice to renters: Find a rental property. View a map and list of available rental properties meeting your needs, as well as information on how to contact the owner.

HCVP Landlords

Landlords participating in the Housing Choice Voucher Program can log in to the Partner Portal to view their payments, inspection and tenant information. Registration requires approval by the HABC; click here for the instructions on how to register with the Partner Portal. You will need to complete the following forms:

For a brief overview of the Partner Portal, view the User Guide. The complete forms may be returned to Ms. Latoya Sturgis by emailing them to Latoya.Richards-Sturgis@habc.org along with a copy of a Photo ID for the person registering.

Frequently Asked Landlord Questions

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