Recent News

DHCD ISSUES SPRING NOFA

DHCD has announced the Home Investment Partnerships Program Notice of Funds Availability (NOFA) for spring 2019. NOFA funding can be used for City housing and community development projects. DHCD is hosting a pre-proposal conference on Thursday, Feb. 28, 1-3 p.m., at the Benton Building, located at 417 E. Fayette St.

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Mayor Pugh and DHCD Begin Second Phase of Community Catalyst Grants Program

Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and the City’s Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) have initiated the second phase of the Community Catalyst Grants Program (CCG). The Agency will award up to $3 million in grants to support capital projects that are critical to locally-driven community revitalization efforts in Baltimore City. 

Community Catalyst Grants Capital Funds Now Available

DHCD is offering up to $3 million in grants and loans to support capital projects that are critical to locally driven community revitalization in Baltimore City.  The Agency hosted an information session to further engage interested applicants on Wednesday, Feb. 6. Another one is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 26, 6-7:30 p.m., at 417 E. Fayette Street in the 3rd Floor Conference room.

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….