Recent News

Mayor Scott Assembles Multi-Agency Task Force to Address Baltimore’s Past ADA Noncompliance

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is responding to a new class action lawsuit filed in United States District Court for the District of Maryland on Thursday regarding Baltimore’s past noncompliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 


Mayor Scott Announces Expanded Eviction Prevention Program for Tenants, Including Dedicated Fund for Security Deposit Assistance

Mayor Brandon M. Scott is announcing an expansion of Baltimore City’s Eviction Prevention Program, as part of a continuing effort to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic through a lens of equity while investing in needed support for the city’s most vulnerable residents. 


Mayor Scott's Statement on Passage of FY 2022 Budget

After the City Council Ways and Means Committee unanimously passed the Mayor’s Fiscal 2022 budget on Monday 06/07/21, the Baltimore City Council unanimously voted to adopt the budget. Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement.


Mayor Scott, Community Leaders Take First Step To Establish Baltimore’s Guaranteed Income Pilot

Community leaders selected by Mayor Brandon M. Scott to design Baltimore’s guaranteed income pilot program are ready to engage the public in key details of the pilot design.


Mayor Scott Updates Special Event Permits Guidance

Due to a recent guidance regarding events and gatherings, the Department of Transportation (DOT) Right of Way Division's Office of Special Events and the Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ (BCRP) Special Events & Permits Office will begin to accept special event permit applications starting Tuesday, June 1, for events to be hosted after Monday, July 5. 


Mayor Scott's Statement on Weekend Violence

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued a statement on the weekend's violence.


Mayor Scott Announces $9.6 Million For Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors (HUBS)

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined several funders today to announce $9,650,000 in funding support to continue the Housing Upgrades to Benefit Seniors (HUBS) initiative.


Mayor Scott Releases Statement One Year After Killing of George Floyd

As Tuesday May 25, 2021 marks one year since the killing of George Floyd, Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement.


Mayor Scott Highlights Cross-Sector Collaboration Focused on Increasing Youth Economic Opportunity in Baltimore’s Tech Sector

Mayor Brandon M. Scott joined with students and partner organizations to highlight a new summer internship program for high school students focused on increasing youth economic opportunity and expanding access to technology careers. 


Mayor Brandon M. Scott's Statement on Arrest in Killing of Dante Barksdale

Mayor Brandon M. Scott issued the following statement on the arrest of Garrick Powell today in the January 2021 killing of violence interrupter Dante Barksdale of Safe Streets.