Plans & Reports

Plans and Reports Open for Public Comment

  • NOTICE - Public comments are now being accepted for the drafted Amendment to the Baltimore City Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2019 (City Fiscal Year 2020) to Include CDBG-CV Funded Activities. The referenced funds were awarded through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The comment period ends May 29, 2020.

     Cares Act Amendment Letter
     Cares Act Amendment

Submit comments to Susan Moriarty.

  • NOTICE - Public comments are now being accepted for the revised Citizen Participation Plan. Revisions to the plan enable abbreviated public comment periods and social distancing public engagement and distribution methods during declared health emergencies. The comment period ends May 29, 2020.

     Citizen Participation Plan

 Submit comments to Susan Moriarty.

  • NOTICE - Public comments are now being accepted for the drafted May 2020 Amendment to several Annual Action Plans pertaining to CDBG and HOPWA funds. The comment period is for four weeks, through June 10, 2020.

     May 2020 Amendment Letter
May 2020 Amendment 

Submit comments to Susan Moriarty or Lakeysha Vaughn.

Posted 3/2/2020Due to the fact that the State of Maryland’s Qualified Allocation Plan (the “QAP”) for 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credits (the “LIHTC)  is not yet finalized, and until further notice, Baltimore City DHCD will be suspending the established deadline for the submission date for those seeking HOME funds in conjunction with the upcoming  9% Low Income Housing Tax Credit round. Additional updates will be posted on the DHCD web site as they become available.

Active Plans and Notices

Annual Action Plans

The Annual Action Plan serves as the application to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for funding received through four federal formula grant programs:

  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
  • HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME)
  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)’ and
  • Housing Opportunities for Person With AIDS (HOPWA)

The Annual Action Plans identify activities that will be undertaken to implement strategies included in the active Consolidated Plan.

FY 2020 Annual Action Plan, Summary of Activities

FY 2020 Annual Action Plan 
FY 2020 Summary of Activities 

Previous Annual Action Plans

FY 2019 Annual Action Plan

Amendments to FY2018 and FY 2017 Annual Action Plans   

FY 2018 Annual Action Plan
FY 2017 Annual Action Plan
FY 2016 Annual Action Plan

5-year Consolidated Plan

The final 5-year Consolidated Plan as submitted to HUD marks a new 5-year plan for the period 2015-2020. The Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2015/City Fiscal Year (CFY) 2016 Annual Action Plan marks the first year of this five-year Consolidated Plan. The Annual Action Plan identifies the activities to be undertaken during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2015.

2015-2020 Consolidated Plan
2015-2020 Consolidated Plan Appendices 

Citizen Participation Plan - 2019 Update 


Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) 

The City of Baltimore annually releases a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) for the federally funded Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA), HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) programs. The report identifies financial resources received through the ESG, HOPWA, HOME, CDBG programs; describes activities funded through these programs and their relationship to community development objectives; and assesses the City’s success in meeting goals contained in the most recent Consolidated Plan. 


Capital Improvement Plan

For Fiscal Year 20-25, DHCD has provided an extensive overview of accomplishments as well a request for capital funds to support the agency's mission. 

Download the Capital Improvement Program Request for FY20-FY25.

Fair Housing Plans and Reports

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI)

The 2011 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI), which was funded by Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Harford and Howard Counties, includes a Regional Section, as well as a Local Section for each of the jurisdictions listed above. 

Download the Regional Section 
Download the City of Baltimore Section   
Download the 1/18/12 Public Hearing Presentation  

Copies of all Local AIs and the Regional AI are also available at the Enoch Pratt Free Library, 400 Cathedral Street, Maryland Room, Baltimore, MD 21201.