Press Releases

Baltimore City Receives $2 Million in U.S. Department of Commerce Funding for Minority-Owned Business Development

In August, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) awarded $2,000,000 to the Mayor’s Office of Small, Minority and Women Business to operate the Mid-Atlantic Region Minority Business Development Agency Advanced Manufacturing Center.

 

Mayor, DPW Announce Resumption of Bulk Trash, White Goods Collections

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell announced that bulk trash and white goods collection services for residents will resume on Saturday, October 2, 2021, with a modified schedule. 

 

Mayor Announces Details of Baltimore City Pandemic Rent Court Program, Focused on Preventing Evictions

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing the details of a program starting today that will connect people and families facing eviction with resources and support at the courthouse.

 

Mayor Reaffirms Commitment to Distribution of $641 Million ARPA Investment Through Lens of Equity

In a virtual address Monday morning, Mayor Brandon M. Scott provided an update on the $641 million Baltimore City will receive as part of the 2021 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

 

Mayor’s Statement on Labor Agreement Reached with Fire Officers Union

After months of negotiations, the City of Baltimore and the Baltimore Fire Officers, IAFF Local 964, reached a settlement agreement for Fiscal Year 2021 - 2023.

 

Baltimore City Vaccination Rate Among Top 3 Percent of United States Jurisdictions with Similar Population Characteristics

Baltimore City’s vaccination rate is one of the highest in a cohort of jurisdictions organized by sociodemographic characteristics, according to a new comparative analysis conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. 

 

Mayor Holds Press Conference on Homeowners Property Tax Credit

Mayor Brandon M. Scott was joined by Councilwoman Odette Ramos, former Councilwoman Mary Pat Clarke, and community advocates this morning to raise awareness among Baltimore City residents about the Maryland Homeowners Property Tax Credit and urge residents to apply.

 

City Announces Funding Availability of $4 Million for Community Land Trusts

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) have announced a second Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Community Land Trusts (CLTs) – Single Family Homeownership.

 

Baltimore City Program Awarded $1 Million from HUD to Help Low-Income Elderly Homeowners Age in Place

In August the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced nationwide funding awards for programs providing safety modifications and repairs for low-income elderly homeowners. The Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) was among the awards named, receiving the maximum amount of $1 million.

 

Mayor Announces New Vaccination Policy for City Employees

BALTIMORE, MD (Tuesday, August 31, 2021) — Mayor Brandon M.

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