Press Releases

Scott Administration Rolls out Initial Round of ARPA Dollars to Support Violence Prevention in Baltimore

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE) announced the initial recipients of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars targeted at improving public safety outcomes to community-based organizations.

 

Mayor's Office Launches ARPA Reporting Center

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Programs (MORP) launched the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Reporting Center.

 

Mayor, City Leaders Announce Tax Sale Exemption Program

Under the leadership of Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Department of Finance Director Henry J. Raymond, and Housing Commissioner Alice Kennedy, the City of Baltimore will open the application to its Tax Sale Exemption Program on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

 

Mayor Scott Announces Official Launch of Water4All Program

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the launch of the Water4All discount program, a new program designed to provide more equitable access to financial assistance for eligible Baltimore City residents who need help paying their water bills.

 

Mayor Scott's Statement on President Biden's Announced Action on Gun Violence and Support of Community Policing and Community Violence Intervention Programs

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement in reference to President Biden's announced Action on Gun Violence and Support of Community Policing and Community Violence Intervention Programs.

 

Mayor Scott's Statement on Public Safety Meeting with Governor Hogan

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement and open letter in reference to his meeting with Governor Larry Hogan.

 

Mayor Scott Names Former Teacher and Education Expert to Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners

Mayor Brandon M. Scott has selected former Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation fellow, Teach For America teacher, and U.S. Department of Education policy advisor Robert Salley to the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners today. 

 

Mayor Issues Directive to Address Vacant Houses

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced an official directive to all City agencies to conduct an internal review of all operations, procedures, and processes connected to how the City government deals with vacant houses.

 

City Announces Point-In-Time Count of People Experiencing Homelessness in Baltimore

The Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services (MOHS) announced that Baltimore City will conduct its Point-In-Time (PIT) Count of people experiencing homelessness on Saturday, February 26, 2022. The PIT Count, which will begin at 5:00 p.m., seeks to count and survey all Baltimoreans sleeping and sheltering in places not meant for human habitation. 

 

Baltimore Receives $20 Million for Economic Mobility and Housing Equity

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined JPMorgan Chase, Deputy Mayor for Health, Equity, and Human Services Faith Leach, Emi Reyes from the Latino Economic Development Center, and Bree Jones, Founder and CEO of Parity Homes, to announce a $20 million commitment from JPMorgan Chase towards economic equity and mobility in Baltimore City.

 

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