Photo of the Maryland State House in Annapolis

Maryland Renters’ Tax Credit: Deadline September 1

The Renters’ Tax Credit is currently only available to low-income and/or senior renters.  However, our legislators did do something positive on this front during this year’s legislative session — the credit has been increased from $750 to $1000. HB340 was signed into law by Governor Hogan in May. If you think you might qualify for Read more about Maryland Renters’ Tax Credit: Deadline September 1[…]


Warning: stripos() expects parameter 1 to be string, array given in /home/housingpolicy/public_html/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 3781

The Time for Affordable Housing is NOW.

Millions of Americans are paying more than 30% of their net monthly income for housing costs, resulting in overburdened households in danger of falling into poverty, if they’re not there already. In the Baltimore region, according to the new report released today by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University, almost 50% of Read more about The Time for Affordable Housing is NOW.[…]


Warning: stripos() expects parameter 1 to be string, array given in /home/housingpolicy/public_html/wp-includes/formatting.php on line 3781

City to Offer Tax Credit for Market-Rate Housing

I received this missive today from Thomas Stosur, Director of Baltimore City’s Department of Planning: RE: CITY COUNCIL BILL #14-0359 / TAX CREDITS – CITYWIDE HIGH-PERFORMANCE MARKET-RATE RENTAL HOUSING For the purpose of providing a Citywide property tax credit for certain newly constructed or converted high-performance market-rate rental housing projects; imposing certain limitations, conditions, and Read more about City to Offer Tax Credit for Market-Rate Housing[…]