Summer Food Program Provides Nutrition to Children & Teens

The Summer Food Service Program for children and teens is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), through the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and is administered locally by the Baltimore Housing Office of Community Services. Currently, six HABC developments are staffed by trained site supervisors (most of whom are with ORS) ensuring that all meals are served in compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.

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1937

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) was established in 1937 to provide federally-funded public housing programs and related services for Baltimore's low-income residents.

6,999

HABC is one of the largest public housing authorities in the country. Currently, owns 6,999 public housing units in 13 sites and various scattered sites and has more than 700 employees.

19,000

HABC serves over 19,000 households through its Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher programs.


HABC is committed to affirmatively further fair housing by promoting non-discrimination, fair and equal housing opportunities and fair housing choice and to fostering inclusive communities. HABC implements its programs in a manner that is consistent with the fair housing laws, including but not limited to the Fair Housing Act and the Maryland and Baltimore City laws, which prohibit discrimination in housing or services directly or indirectly on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, familial status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age and ancestry.