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- Community Services
The Office of Community Services administers the City's HeadStart program, manages three affordable child care centers, offers ombudsman services; administers vital home energy assistance programs; and and hosts the Summer Food Services Program. Watch our new presentation
- Community Development Block Grant Program
CDBG, one of Baltimore Housing's greatest success stories, is a HUD program designed to give local jurisdictions power to distribute federal funds directly to non-profit and public agencies that support housing and public-service programs. CDBGs primary objective is to develop viable communities by providing low- to moderate- income families with decent,
- Neighborhood Investment
Created in 2007, Neighborhood Investment is designed to help expedite the disposition of city-owned properties, provide capacity building opportunities in housing development for community-based, non-profit organizations, stabilize neighborhoods and facilitate resident's direct participation in the community revitalization process. This division provides direct oversight
- Planning and Development
The Office of Planning and Development is responsible for the redevelopment of its public housing stock through the use of the mixed-finance public development method. The goal, using a combination of public and private financing and partnerships, is to develop public housing that is integrated physically, socially, and economically with the greater
- Agency Directory
Agency Directory About Us Agency Directory Apprenticeship and Customized Training (ACT) Archives Management Procedure Board of Commissioners Boys and Girls Clubs Building
- Developer Opportunities
Acquiring property from the City has never been easier. Take a look at our up-to-date list of current and recently awarded opportunities. You can also get information on Financial & Programmatic Support. Whether you're a large-scale developer, a local community development corporation, a faith-based developer, or an individual homesteader, we
- Boys and Girls Clubs
Boys and Girls Clubs programs and services, a national program model with proven success, promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow - all while having fun. They are truly The positive place for youth. Baltimore Housing in partnership with Boys and Girls Clubs offers this program at two
- Code Enforcement: Signs
Article 19 Subtitle 45 of the Baltimore City Code makes posting s igns on City controlled property illegal and punishable by a $200 Environmental Control Citation. City owned or controlled property includes buildings; lots; parks; trees; signs; poles; traffic devices;
- E-Plan Review System
In 2011, the City of Baltimore's Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) was awarded an Innovation Grant to develop an electronic plans review system (e-Plans) to expedite and improve the review of full-size construction documents and/or plans associated with Building Permit Applications* Starting on June 1st, 2012, all plans/documents will
- Resident Services
The mission of Baltimore Housing's Office of Resident Services is to enhance the quality of life for public housing and Housing Choice Voucher Program residents of Baltimore City. To accomplish its goals, the Office of Resident Services coordinates and implements a vast array of programs and services to include: job search assistance and placement, social and health services,
- Resident Advisory Board
The Housing Authority of Baltimore Citys Resident Advisory Board In September 1968, a group of residents met with then Housing Commissioner Robert C. Embry, Jr., to discuss tenant participation within the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC). The decisions made regarding public housing affected their lives, and they wanted a voice. Commissioner Embry created the first-ever Resident Advisory Board (RAB). His goal was to foster open communication
- Contact HCVP
Baltimore's Housing Choice Voucher Program, formerly known as Section 8, relocated to a larger and more accessible location at 1225 West Pratt Street in the Mt. Claire Junction Community. The new location is handicapped accessible and supported by MTA bus line 31/35. Get directions and a full-sized map of the new location.
- Home Center
Housing values in Baltimore have been rising faster than in surrounding counties, interest rates are still relatively low, and home prices in most Baltimore neighborhoods are affordable. To assist you, Baltimore Housing's Homeownership Office centralizes all programs and services in one place. Our staff can advise you on which program might be best
- Rehab -Accessible Homes For Seniors
This program is a project of the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development in partnership with the Maryland Department of Aging. Its purpose is to promote accessibility-related improvements to the homes of seniors. Who is eligible? Households below 80% of Maryland state median income levels (see chart below).
- Homeownershipo -Federal Mortgage Programs and Homeownership Assistance
The Office of Homeownership established a new program designed to assist first time home buyers. The program, the Community Development Block Grant Program, can give qualified first time home buyer $5,000 toward down payment and settlement expenses. Who is eligible?
- LIGHT Program
The LIGHT Program believes that residents' health and well-being depend on multiple factors which no one Baltimore City agency or outside organization is able to address on its own. To help Baltimore City residents become more self-sufficient, safer, more stable and healthier in their homes, LIGHT assists residents in obtaining a variety of no- and low-cost services,
- How to Buy
The Vacants to Value initiative will use different strategies to market Baltimore's vacant properties and land. From homebuyers, contractors, investors and rehabbers, Baltimore City has an inventory of properties with good economic and community investment opportunity.