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Michael Braverman, DHCD Commissioner Mayor Catherine E. Pugh

Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP)

The Housing Choice Voucher Program is a federally funded, locally administered rental assistance program that helps low-income families, the elderly and the disabled afford decent, safe housing in the private market.

More than 3,000 city landlords participate Baltimore's program, which serves approximately 13,000 families.

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City HCVP Tenant Based and Project Based Waiting Lists are currently closed to new applicants.

Baltimore Regional Project-Based Voucher Program

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City is participating in a new Baltimore Regional Project-Based Voucher Program with five other public housing agencies, the Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC), and the Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership (BRHP). The collaboration is making a total of 100 vouchers available to encourage affordable housing development in areas of opportunity within the Baltimore region. Follow this link Baltimore Regional Project-Based Voucher Program for more information on BMC and the Request For Proposal process.

Existing Tenants

Do you or someone in your household have a disability? Get more information on filing a reasonable accomodation request.

Get answers to Frequently Asked Tenant Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City partners with over 3,000 landlords to provide affordable, decent, safe and sanitary housing for Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) participants. For more information, please see links below

Relevant Links

Conditional Award of Vouchers

FY 2017 Administrative Plan

Location details and contact information

Learn more about the Project-Based Voucher Program