Voice of Choice Newsletter

2nd Quarter 2022

Dear Perkins Family and Friends,

Now that summer is here, thought we would share some “hot” news! Residents with a Section 8 voucher can explore homeownership….There are a few requirements of the homeownership program that HABC administers.

For more information about the Homeownership Program read the Voice of Choice PSO Transformation Plan 2nd Quarter 2022 Newsletter, or call 410-396-4175.
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HABC Receives $1M for Play Park

The Housing Authority of Baltimore City’s (HABC) Perkins Somerset Oldtown (PSO) transformation has received $1 million in additional state bond funding towards completing The Nathaniel McFadden Learn and Play Park (formerly North Central Park).

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LOOKING FOR PROPERTIES?

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REPORTING CHANGES

Please click the "Get Started" button below to report changes to your household in any of the following categories:

  1. Income
  2. Household composition (adding or removing members)
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PROJECT BASED NED WAITING LIST

Beginning next Wednesday, December 8th, HABC will begin accepting applications from non-elderly persons with disabilities who would qualify for and are interested in leasing one-bedroom dwelling units.

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HABC COVID-19 UPDATES

As often as possible, HABC will continue to provide informative information to those we serve.  Click below to access helpful information.

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HABC At A Glance

Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs

Housing Authority of Baltimore City

Established in 1937

Public Housing Units

7,141

FY20 UNAUDITED FUNDING SOURCES

8.34%
Other Funds (Tenant Revenue, Investment Income, Local Revenue, Sale & Disposal of Assets, Pension Adjustments)

1.06%
State Funds

Total Number of Households Served

19,359

Total Number of People Served

41,770

Average Tenant Rent

$239
Public Housing

$287
Housing Choice Voucher Program

Single Head of Household

14,949
Woman

4,066
Men

We serve an additional 377 co-headed households

Total Persons with Disabilities

(Mobility and non-mobility)

12,537

Age of those we serve

Children age 17 & under Adults age 18 to 60 Adults age 61 and older
34% 52% 14%

Average Annual Income

$13,011
Public Housing

$15,032
Housing Choice Voucher Program

Affordable Housing Opportunities Provided through HABC

20%
of Baltimore City's entire rental market

Head of Household Race/ Ethnicity Summary

Black / African American: 95%
White: 4%
Native Hawaiian, Other / Pacific Islander: < 1%
Asian: < 1%
American Indian: < 1%
Alaska Native: < 1%
Hispanic: < 1%

These stats represent an approximate snapshot as of July 2022.

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Double-Sided At A Glance

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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.