RECENT NOTICES

  • AHTF Notice of Funding Availability - New Construction and Preservation
    DHCD is making up to $1.7 million available from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund to support new construction of affordable rental housing and/or rehabilitation of existing rental projects.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

  • To learn about programs for Rent Support or other services, CLICK HERE.


OTHER NOTICES:

  • Administrative Hearings - for a schedule of administrative review hearings on Notices of Intent to Demolish, Click HERE.
     
  • The Baltimore City COVID-19 Renter Relief Act (Bill 20-0526) prohibits landlords from announcing rent increases during a declared state of emergency and within the 90-day period after the state of emergency is lifted.  It also prohibits fees for late payment or no payment of rent, as well as all rent increases that are scheduled to take place during the state of emergency.

To view a snapshot of DHCD Operations during the COVID-19 emergency CLICK HERE .  

Quick contact numbers for keys services:​​​​​

ePermits and Trades Licensing 443-984-1809
Plans Review 410-396-3460
Property Licensing and Registration 410-396-3575
Building Inspections 410-396-3470
Electrical/Mechanical/Plumbing Inspections 410-361-9270

Recent News

City Announces Community Land Trust Awards

DHCD has announced awardees for the City’s initial $2.25-million investment in Community Land Trusts for single family homeownership opportunities. The funds will support the development of 26 units with an average unit cost of $53,571.

Minority-Owned Market Slated for La Cité Location

La Cité Development has entered into a definitive agreement to establish Market Fresh Gourmet as a full-service fresh foods grocery at its Center\West site. Construction is anticipated to begin in the Spring of 2021 on the northwest corner of the site at Fayette and Schroder Street. Center\West is a large-scale redevelopment of 32.94 acres of land in the Poppleton neighborhood of Southwest Baltimore.

Baltimore Designs Model to Pilot School-Centered Housing to Families

Last year, Fannie Mae awarded a contract for Baltimore to develop a model to provide school-centered housing to young families in elementary school. After substantial engagement with over 100 Baltimore and National experts in the fields of affordable housing, family homelessness, education, and community schools, we are pleased to announce that the white paper that describes the SCHORE (Student-Centered Housing Response) model is complete. 

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