Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced that Baltimore’s Continuum of Care received a two-year, $488,083 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for a new transitional housing project to provide shelter to LGBTQ+ youth experiencing homelessness.
Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) will officially award $5,826,582 in grant funds through the Community Catalyst Grants Program (CCG) on the evening of July 6, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement Director Shantay Jackson have issued statements in response to the Safe Streets Cherry Hill outreach worker Kenyell Wilson, who was fatally shot the evening of July 1, 2021.
Mayor Brandon M. Scott is establishing the office that will manage a historic $640 million in investment to Baltimore City through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and appointing the leadership team that will lead that office.
As Baltimore continues to navigate the health and economic impacts of the pandemic, the Mayor announced on June 18, 2021 that business owners and residents will have additional time to comply with the City’s upcoming plastic bag ban.
Baltimore is one of 50 Champion Cities selected earlier this week as finalists in the 2021 Global Mayors Challenge, a global innovation competition that identifies and accelerates the most ambitious ideas developed by cities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.