Recent News

Department of Housing & Community Development Introduces New Agency Logo

Here's to 2019:  DHCD welcomes in the new year with a fresh look and a new focus.  Since establishing ourselves as a stand-alone agency under the current administration, we've been working to retoo

Baltimore City Secures Maximum HUD Award for Lead Hazard Reduction Work

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced the latest round of Lead Hazard Reduction Grant awards for states and localities.  Baltimore City secured the maximum award allowed – a total of $4,100,000 – to protect children and families from lead-based paint and home health hazards.

Outdoor Art Drawing Attention to Prime Locations Throughout City

Baltimore artists, designers, architects, and Park Heights residents recently participated in the Lots Alive Sculpture Contest Program, which was sponsored by the Baltimore Office of Sustainability’s Green Network in partnership with the Baltimore Office of Promotion & the Arts.

DHCD Makes $2 Million Available for Neighborhood-led Revitalization

DHCD has announced that it will award up to $2 million in operating grants to neighborhood-based partner organizations in Baltimore City.  The program, known as the Community Catalyst Grants, is being administered through DHCD to support locally driven community development work.

Community Celebrates Opening of Center\West

The Poppleton Community recently came together with Mayor Catherine E. Pugh, DHCD Commissioner Michael Braverman, City officials, and other prominent guests to celebrate the grand opening of Center\West.

New Rental Licensing Rules take effect Aug. 1

One- and Two-Family dwelling units must comply with new rules for housing inspections….

CCG Grants Program Launched

DHCD launched a $5 million effort for community reinvestment….