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Governor Hogan announces $10 million in relief for live entertainment venues in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced the recipients of 65 awards totaling $10 million for live music and performance venues and live entertainment promoters affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This relief funding is in addition to the $30 million allocated earlier this year to music and entertainment venues as part of the State of Maryland’s economic recovery plan. “As …


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Governor Hogan submits $1.08 billion supplemental budget focused on rental assistance, higher education, transportation

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday submitted a $1.08 billion supplemental budget for Fiscal Year 2022 that expands critical rental assistance programs, restores key funding for transportation infrastructure projects, and increases funding for minority-serving colleges and universities. Rental Assistance Based on the recommendations of a bipartisan advisory group, the supplemental budget allocates federal emergency rental assistance of $258 million, including: …


Governor Hogan announces $7 million in emergency relief awards for Main Street communities

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced $7 million in awards for 41 Main Street programs across the state. The funding will support small businesses and other economic recovery efforts in both the state – and Baltimore City – designated Main Street communities. Through this relief, more than 5,000 businesses will be eligible for support from their local Main Street …

Governor Hogan announces $258 million in additional rental relief funding

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Wednesday announced that a total of $402 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding had been distributed to Maryland to provide assistance for individuals and families struggling to pay their rent due to the pandemic. A total of $258.1 million was provided to the state this week, which will be administered through the Department of Housing …

Governor Hogan announces $30 million in emergency relief for music, entertainment venues

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Friday announced $30 million in awards for more than 90 live music and performance venues, live entertainment promoters, and independently-owned local movie theaters whose operations have been impacted by COVID-19. “These awards will save hundreds of jobs and help many of Maryland’s entertainment venues sustain their operations until they can safely and fully reopen,” said …

Maryland to receive $402 million through federal emergency rental assistance program

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced that the State of Maryland is eligible for an estimated $402,439,000 in federal rental assistance made available through the Consolidated Appropriations Act. The state officially filed its application to the U.S. Treasury Department on January 8, ahead of the January 12 deadline. The majority of the funding will be administered by the Maryland …

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 …

Governor Hogan announces record milestone of $1 billion in mortgages through Maryland Mortgage Program in 2019

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Monday announced that the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development’s Maryland Mortgage Program reached a record $1 billion in reservations for the program in 2019, representing more than 4,000 homebuyers. This is a 12-month period high for the history of the program. The Maryland Mortgage Program provides fixed-rate mortgages that come with downpayment and …