Property, Housing, Development

How can I get a copy of the deed to my property?

The Liber and Folio numbers are needed to look up your deed. These numbers can be obtained from the Baltimore City’s Property Location Office,

First floor, Abel Wolman Municipal Building,
200 N. Holliday Street,
Baltimore, Maryland, 21202

Next, you must visit the Baltimore City Land Records Office to obtain a copy of your deed:

Clarence M. Mitchell Courthouse, 6th floor,
110 N. Calvert Street,
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
Phone: 410-333-3760

Who can I contact if I am having an issue with my landlord or an issue with my tenant?

Whether you are a tenant or a landlord, when you sign a lease agreement, you sign a contract. You are contractually obligated to perform certain duties and assume certain responsibilities. You are also granted certain rights and protections under the lease agreement. Contact Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc at 1-800-487-6007. They can help you understand these rights and protections

What property assistance or incentives are available to first time home buyers?

The City does not offer any tax incentives specifically for first time home buyers but a comprehensive list of all City property tax credits can be found on the tax credit section A valuable resource for new buyers in Baltimore is the Live Baltimore Home Center located at

343 N. Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21201

City agency
Baltimore Housing
What is the homestead tax credit?

The homestead tax credit program was designed to limit the amount of the annual increase in taxable assessments for eligible owner occupied properties. The program dates back to the late 1970’s, a period of rapid escalation in property values. State law requires each Maryland local government to establish a limit on how much owner occupied residential taxable assessments may increase each year. The program protects homeowners from increases in taxable assessment above the level established by local law, or 10%, if no local action is taken. In the early 1990’s, the City established the annual cap at 4% and it continues to be set at 4% today. The credit is applied against the taxes due on the portion of the reassessment exceeding the 4% homestead cap. The credit is applied directly to the property owner’s tax bill.

City agency
Finance