About $100 million of the $401 million in rental assistance funds that the state has received from the federal government this year have been paid out or processed, according to data the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development provided to MarylandReporter.com.Read More
“I’m afraid our state government, including the governor’s office, doesn’t appear to have a handle on what’s happening to the residents of our state, and what this is doing to our economy,” Fair Housing Action Center of Maryland Tenant Advocacy Director Carol Ott told MarylandReporter.com.Read More
The Biden administration recently issued a new eviction moratorium for areas of the country that have been hit hardest by the coronavirus pandemic, but it is still necessary for Gov. Larry Hogan to issue an order to halt evictions in Maryland for at least the remainder of the year, one of the state’s leading housing advocates said Wednesday.Read More
Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee Chair Will Smith Thursday called for an extension of the state’s eviction pause deadline for residents and tenants that are unable to pay rent due to the pandemic.Read More
U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen teamed up with Maryland’s state lawmakers on Tuesday to emphasize the need for legislative action to help avert an eviction crisis spurned by the coronavirus pandemic.Read More
A Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee workgroup released a report on Monday that includes a dozen recommendations that Maryland’s executive and judicial branches can implement to help prevent a housing crisis that could be spurred by the coronavirus pandemic.Read More
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