Recent News

Fall 2022 Call for Expressions of Interest

DHCD has issued a call for Expressions of Interest (EOI) to develop several city-owned sites.

City Releases First Urban Agriculture RFP

DHCD, in partnership with the Department of Planning, has issued a Request for Proposals for urban agriculture.  The City is seeking urban farming proposals – which can be from for-profits, non-profits, or individuals – for one or more of four identified city-owned sites.

Application Period Opens for Community Catalyst Grants

The Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) announced the availability of $1.9 million in operating funds under the Community Catalyst Grant

Developers Sought for Strategically Located Properties

The Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) has issued its Fall 2022 Request for Proposals (RFP)

Fall RFP

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.

Mayor Scott Joins HUD’s House America Initiative to Address Homelessness in Baltimore

Mayor Brandon M. Scott has joined HUD and USICH for House AmericaAn All-Hands-On-Deck Effort to Address the Nation’s Homelessness Crisis. Baltimore has set a goal to rehouse at least 1,000 households experiencing homelessness and add at least 1,605 new units of affordable housing.

City Issues $6 Million Notice of Funding Availability for Affordable Rental Housing

DHCD is making up to $6 million available from the Affordable Housing Trust Fund to support new construction of affordable rental housing and/or rehabilitation of existing rental projects for affordable housing.

Mayor Doubles Incentive for First-Time Homebuyers to $10,000

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that effective May 1, 2022, the City is increasing incentives for first-time homebuyers to $10,000 for eligible households. Additionally, qualified homebuyers purchasing homes in Impact Investment Areas will be eligible for $20,000 in first-time homebuyer incentives. 

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