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Governor Hogan announces $70 Million in new investments, relief amid COVID-19 pandemic

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced the commitment of $70 million in new investments for initiatives to protect the health, safety, and well-being of Marylanders during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The $70 million of new investments I’m announcing today will help us to protect the health and safety of even more Marylanders,” said Governor Hogan. “Unfortunately, we have more tough …


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Governor Hogan, Attorney General Frosh announce $11.7 million to provide legal services to residents facing eviction, homelessness

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that $11.7 million in general funds will be directed to the Maryland Legal Services Corporation to provide legal services to families facing eviction and other housing security issues. As many national and local studies establish, counsel in eviction cases often means the difference between families staying …


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. …

Governor Hogan announces extension of homeowners’, renters’ property tax credit deadlines

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that the Maryland State Department of Assessments and Taxation is extending the deadline to apply for 2020 Homeowners’ and Renters’ Property Tax Credits from October 1 to October 31. These two tax credit programs save Marylanders more than $65 million per year, with homeowners receiving an average credit of $1,348 on their tax …

Application period opens for $16 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced that Maryland’s 24 local jurisdictions can begin applying for $16 million in Maryland Eviction Prevention Partnership grants, which will help support local rental assistance programs across the state. “Maryland was one of the first states in the nation to implement a moratorium on evictions for tenants affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, and we …

Governor Hogan announces renewal of affordable housing program for Marylanders With disabilities

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced that the State of Maryland would renew its partnership with The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation to implement the Affordable Rental Housing Opportunities for People with Disabilities initiative. This collaborative effort, overseen jointly by the Maryland Departments of Disabilities (MDOD), Housing and Community Development (DHCD), and Health (MDH), will finance the creation of …

Baltimore County to host webinar on role of non-profits, Congressional efforts, in supporting COVID-19 recovery

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County will host a webinar to discuss how the nonprofit sector has met the challenge to supplement government resources, helping to ensure that people have access to food, housing support and other critical community services for “The Evolving Role of Non-Profits and the Federal Government in the COVID-19 Response.” This will be the sixth session in the County-hosted …

Frosh requests extension of moratorium on evictions

BALTIMORE, MD—On behalf of the Attorney General’s COVID-19 Access to Justice Task Force, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh this week sent a letter to the chief judges of the Court of Appeals and the District Court of Maryland requesting the Court extend its moratoria on eviction actions and debt collection cases until January 31, 2021. In its letter to …