RECENT NOTICES

    Right to Counsel Annual Report:  An annual report to the Mayor and City Council is required by City Council Bill 20-0625.  Agency activities and reporting requirements mandated by the legislation cover the prior fiscal year July 1, 2020, throgh July 1 2021.  The legislation went into effect April 2, 2021 and full implementation is required by 2025. 

    Fall 2021 Request for Proposals Issued: DHCD issued its Fall 2021 Request for Proposals (RFP), offering key sites for future development.  Multiple sites are being offered in the Broadway East, Franklintown Road, Grove Park, Harlem Park, Kenilworth Park, Park Heights, Sandtown Winchester, and South Clifton Park neighborhoods.  Learn more.


    OTHER NOTICES:

    • LEARN ABOUT programs for Rent Support or other housing support services.
    • Landlord License Renewal Notice:  The state of emergency for Baltimore City was lifted as of July 1, 2021 The grace period for landlords to renew licenses expired 30 days after the state of emergency was lifted. 
    • CFY 2021 Annual Action Plan Draft:
      The draft is now available for review. Learn more.

    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

    DHCD Issues Fall 2021 RFP

    DHCD issued its Fall 2021 Request for Proposals (RFP), offering key sites for future development.  Multiple sites are being offered in the Broadway East, Franklintown Road, Grove Park, Harlem Park, Kenilworth Park, Park Heights, Sandtown Winchester, and South Clifton Park neighborhoods.

    Inclusionary Housing Draft Interim Report Available for Public Comment

    Inclusionary Housing refers to municipal and county planning ordinances requiring a given share of new construction be affordable. DHCD is working to offer recommendations for new legislation to improve the ordinance’s effectiveness in creating new affordable units and supporting equitable community development.

    Mayor Scott Appoints Alice Kennedy Housing Commissioner

    Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing the appointment of longtime Baltimore City public servant and housing policy expert Alice Kennedy to lead DHCD as permanent Commissioner and chief executive. Kennedy, who previously served as the Acting Commissioner for DHCD, will transition to her new position effective immediately.

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