Transform Poe Meeting Updates Residents and Community Stakeholders

Last Fall the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) announced that the agency received a $1.3 million Choice Neighborhoods Planning Grant from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to develop a transformation plan for Poe Homes and the Poppleton/Hollins Market neighborhood. On May 9th, HABC shared a presentation of the analysis from EJP Consulting Group, LLC, of the collective data and interviews conducted in the Transform Poe planning study.

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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.


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.


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.