Mayor Brandon M. Scott Releases Statement on Deaths of Two Individuals Experiencing Homelessness
Friday Dec 18th, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BALTIMORE, MD (Friday, December 18, 2020) — Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement regarding the deaths of two individuals experiencing homelessness in the encampment under the I-83 expressway in Baltimore:
"In the last 24 hours, we have lost two of our neighbors experiencing street homelessness in Baltimore City. I am deeply saddened by their deaths and extend my condolences to their friends and families—and our entire community of homeless neighbors, providers and advocates.
As Mayor of Baltimore, I am committed to leveraging government resources and the collective capacity of our many committed partners to make homelessness in our city rare and brief.
The Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services and our community partners will continue to provide daily outreach to those living on our streets, with the goal of providing our neighbors with more stable housing options and the necessary support to ensure their health and overall wellbeing."