Housing Authority of Baltimore City

Ms. Janet Abrahams, President & CEO
417 E Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD
(410) 396-3237
(410) 548-3238
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 8144
Vouchers 19879
Total Units 28023

Latest News

7.28.21 Members Making News
From the Baltimore Sun: The more than 3,000 residents in Baltimore’s largest public housing complex will be offered leftover produce and training in urban farming under a deal allowing the Cherry Hill Urban Community Garden to remain on Housing Authority of Baltimore City property through the end...
7.28.21 Members Making News
From WBAL NewsRadio: The Housing Authority of Baltimore City’s 1940s-era Perkins Homes public housing site is coming down. Demolition of the six buildings that comprise the development in East Baltimore began June 24. “With these bricks starting to come down, we are witnessing the...
4.22.21 Members Making News
From The Baltimore Sun: The Housing Authority of Baltimore City announced that it has allocated an additional 50 Housing Choice vouchers to help homeless residents obtain housing. In a Tuesday news release, the agency wrote that it now offers 900 vouchers annually through the city’s Coordinated...
4.7.21 Members Making News
From WMAR Baltimore: Dozens of people in Baltimore got vaccinated on Friday as the Housing Authority of Baltimore City brought the vaccine to Brooklyn Homes. They held a clinic for seniors and the disabled. The clinic is the latest in a series to bring vaccinations to housing authority properties...
4.7.21 Members Making News
From CBS 13 Baltimore: The State Department of The Environment is working closely with the Baltimore City Housing Authority to test the wastewater of more than 14 locations in Baltimore for COVID-19. Janet Abrahams, with the Baltimore City Housing Authority, said crews are pulling samples twice a...
2.24.21 Members Making News
From WMAR Baltimore: I’m very fortunate," said Doris Moore. Moore is one of more than 80 Cherry Hill Homes residents ages 65 years or older who got their first COVID-19 vaccine dose Tuesday. "It wasn’t bad at all," said Gloria Harris. The Housing Authority of Baltimore City partnered with the...
2.10.21 Members Making News
From Technical.ly:  Mayor Brandon Scott and the Baltimore City of Information and Technology (BCIT) partnered with ewaste recycling org PCs for People to donate more than 900 laptops to residents of Baltimore. With the partnership, which was detailed Tuesday,...
3.4.20 Members Making News, Awards/Grants
On February 27, HUD announced $36 million in funding awards to public housing authorities and other grantees through the agency’s Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency-Service Coordinators program (ROSS-SC). The awards will allow grantees to hire or retain service coordinators who help...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
12.5.19 Awards/Grants, Members Making News
The Kresge Foundation awarded a $100,000 planning grant to the Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership to help increase health equity through housing in Baltimore in collaboration with the Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The grant will...

Job Openings

Displaying 1 - 3 of 3 jobs
The Housing Authority of Baltimore City (HABC) has the responsibility to safeguard the health of all employees and their families, our customers and visitors, our residents, and the community at large. With this, all new employees are required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19....
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Posted on 7.9.21
Under general supervision of the CEO’s Office, provides management support for the activities and functions between City Council and the Executive staff of the Housing Authority of Baltimore City  (HABC). Acts as agency liaison to the Baltimore City Council and Maryland General Assembly. Works...
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Posted on 6.14.21
Applications due by 6.28.21
The primary purpose of this position is to direct all financial activities of the Agency, including internal/external financial reporting, fixed assets, inventory, budgeting, and forecasting. The incumbent also provides administrative leadership in information technology, procurement, risk...
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Posted on 4.9.20
Applications due by 5.9.20

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