Business, Health, Politics

Olszewski allocates $2 million for phase two of eviction prevention

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski this week announced, under the second phase of the County’s eviction prevention program, that the County will provide up to $2 million in rental assistance for residents who have lost income as a result of the pandemic and are at risk of losing their housing. The County will begin accepting applications on October 6th. …


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Governor Hogan announces open enrollment for Assisted Housing Relief Program

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced open enrollment for the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) Assisted Housing Relief Program, which will provide a four-month rent rebate voucher for renters living in DHCD-financed properties who have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “One of the first actions I took in response to this unprecedented crisis was prohibiting …


Olszewski commits additional funds for eviction prevention

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—After significant response from residents applying for assistance from Phase One of Baltimore County’s Eviction Prevention Program, County Executive Johnny Olszewski has allocated an additional $1 million to support residents who are struggling to pay their rent and other housing-related expenses as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. This new funding will supplement the County’s previous $1 million …

Governor Hogan announces $30 million in funding for eviction prevention assistance

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced the commitment of $30 million in new funding to prevent evictions and help Marylanders affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. “Too many Marylanders have faced undue financial hardships during this unprecedented crisis, including the inability to pay their rent,” said Governor Hogan. “While our eviction moratorium has helped families remain in safe and stable …

Attorney General warns Marylanders about ‘Community Development Block Grant’ scam

BALTIMORE, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh warned Marylanders on Wednesday that scammers are contacting individuals claiming they are entitled to, or have been awarded a Community Development Block Grant, Community Services Block Grant, or CSBG for seniors. These solicitations are scams designed to obtain personal information and/or money in the form of upfront fees (in one reported case, the …