Effective July 1, 2022, DHCD launched a new
Property Registration and Rental Licensing Portal

All applicants, whether submitting a new registration or if there is an existing registration are required to set up a new profile and new registrations for their properties in the new property registration portal by August 31, 2022.

LEARN MORE about property registration and rental licensing requirements.

Chick Webb Recreation Center 108 Loan Application

On June 21, 2022, DHCD submitted its final Loan Application requesting $20 million for the redevelopment of the Chick Webb Recreation Center, as part of the Perkins Somerset Oldtown Transformation (PSO) Initiative.  View Application.

Emergency Mortgage & Housing Assistance Program

The Emergency Mortgage & Housing Assistance Program (EMHAP) assists Baltimore City homeowners whose homes are at risk of foreclosure due to economic hardship related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Assistance is provided as a grant in the form of a direct payment to the mortgage company to pay past-due mortgage charges. LEARN MORE about the Emergency Mortgage & Housing Assistance Program


  • HOME Investment Partnership Program Due to the limited availability of HOME Investment Partnerships Program (“HOME”) funds relative to existing commitments, the Department of Housing and Community Development will forgo an annual Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for HOME funds ahead of the State’s 2022 9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credit round.

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

Notice of Funding Availability for Community Land Trusts Projects

The City is seeking to promote equitable community development by directing funds to communities suffering from long-term and historical disinvestment.  With this Notice of Funding Availability (NO

City Announces Updates to Poppleton Redevelopment Project

Today, Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced an amendment to the City’s Land Disposition and Development Agreement (LDDA) related to the Poppleton Redevelopment Project (Poppleton Project).

City Kicks Off the 2022 Summer Meals Program

The City has kicked off the 2022 Summer Food Service Program. Children ages 18 and under can receive a nutritional breakfast and lunch five days a week during the summer months while schools are closed.

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