Community Resources

Housing Resources

Baltimore Housing

Information regarding current violations, citations, prosecutions and building permits is available at Look in the Programs and Services drop down menu under the Code Enforcement Legal Section, Permits, etc.

Vacants to Value includes listings of houses for sale and other information.

Ownership and Assessment

Ownership and assessment information can be found at

Housing Code

For housing code information visit Look for building, fire and related codes in the Baltimore City Code dropdown menu.

Tax Credits for Homeowners

For Maryland

For Baltimore City (Homestead Property Tax Credit)

For Baltimore City if you live in Arcadia, Beverly Hils, or Lauraville Historic District (For Rehab/Restorations)

Tax Credits for Renters

For Maryland

HARBEL Community Organization

HARBEL is a caring multipurpose organization that works to build and support our communities through service, advocacy, and empowerment. This local organization offers homeownership/housing counseling services and workshops. Its Community Relations program has the most far-reaching positive impact on all of its member associations in the Northeast.

Live Baltimore

Live Baltimore's mission is to recruit and retain Baltimore City residents. Live Baltimore's website contains a number of helpful neighborhood resources and maps.


The city of Baltimore offers a system to report issues or get answers to city services. Issues should always be reported to 311 first (and you can download the APP)

Restorative Response Baltimore

Restorative Response Baltimore is a conflict resolution and community building organization to collectively and effectively prevent and resolve conflicts and incidents in communities. Their services may be free of charge to schools and community associations.

Baltimore Mediation

Baltimore Mediation provides mediation with a personal or professional conflict to help keep the lines of communication open.

Historical and Architectural Preservation

Learn more about historic districts in Baltimore City.

Baltimore Neighborhoods Indicators Alliance provides interactive statistical maps for Baltimore City neighborhoods.

Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc. (BNI) promotes fair housing through education and legal actions. They provide eviction assistance and a sponsor-a-tenant landlord hotline.

MD Volunteer Lawyer Service

MVLS provides legal representation for free/sliding scale to help residents make sure their deed is correct/updated or to create a life estate deed. There are several important programs that can help homeowner's avoid tax sale and probate or financial assistance to stay in the home; one cannot access these programs without proof of ownership.

My Home, My Deed, My Legacy

A citywide public awareness program to educate Baltimore City residents – especially low-income residents – about the importance of estate planning and the critical need to confirm their name is on the deed to their property. A campaign led by MD Volunteer Lawyer Service.

Civic Works Elder Services

Civic Works’ Elder Services offers practical services and information essential to healthy and successful living. They implement Cities for All Ages a comprehensive fall-prevention program which makes homes safer for older adults living in Baltimore City. Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors (HUBS) is a collaborative project that places social workers and case managers based at five sites in Baltimore. They facilitate aging-in-place services for older adults by connecting them to home repair resources that improve the quality of their lives through accessibility improvements, rehabilitation, weatherization, and environmental hazard remediation.

Other Resources

Baltimore City Office of Resident Services

St. Ambrose Housing Aid Center

A Guide to Home Safety: Identifying and Preventing Hazards

Social Services


When you dial 211 on your phone, a nonprofit organization will connect Marylanders to the health and human services they need to achieve a more stable life for themselves and their families. You can call about food assistance, referals to health providers, crisis help, emergency assistance, homelessness, foreclosure prevention, and more.

Substance Abuse

HARBEL Community Organization's Prevention and Recovery Center. Local non-profit organization.

HARBEL is a caring multipurpose organization that works to build and support our communities through service, advocacy, and empowerment. This local organization has a Prevention and Recovery Center available to serve the community.

Referrals to addiction rehab services: This is not a non-profit organization.

Mental Health

Behavioral Health System Baltimore Here 2 Help Hotline is (410) 433-5175. This service is available 24/7/365, and is free and confidential.

Harford Road has a variety of mental health, counseling providers. Visit our Directory of Businesses for a listing.

Useful Phone Numbers

Housing Code Enforcement Offices

Northeast District Office | 5225 York Road


Abandoned Vehicles


Adult Protective Services


Animal Control


BARCS (Baltimore Animal Rescue & Care Shelter)


Child Protective Services


Home Ownership Programs


Lead Poison Prevention


Public Works

(bulk trash, sidewalks, street lighting, etc)


Rat Rub Out

(Vector Control)


Sanitation Enforcement


Weatherization Assistance Program


Hamilton-Lauraville Main Street's surrounding community associations

Click here to find your Community Association