Recent News

Mayor Scott to provide $4.9 Million in ARPA Funds to Support Lexington Market’s Merchants

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Baltimore Public Markets Corporation announced the allocation of $4.9 million of Baltimore City’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to complete the redevelopment of Lexington Market for the 45+ diverse merchants who will call the new market home.


City’s Review of Vacant Properties Complete, Mayor Announces $100 Million ARPA Commitment Towards Housing Equity

Scott Administration Directs Funds to Protect Residents, Prevent Blight, Create Affordable Housing Initiatives, and Implement Vacancy

Mayor Scott Announces Reopening of City Hall

BALTIMORE, MD. (Thursday, March 10, 2022) — Today, Mayor Brandon

Mayor Rescinds City Masking Order Effective March 1st Based on Declining Hospitalizations and Decreasing Positive Cases

Beginning Tuesday, March 1, Baltimore City Mayor Brandon M. Scott will be lifting the City Indoor Masking Order instituted on August 10, 2021.


Mayor Brandon Scott Announces $120 Million Vision for Recreation and Parks in Baltimore

Mayor Brandon M. Scott, alongside City Administrator Christopher Shorter, Director of Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) Reginald Moore, Chief Recovery Officer of the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Programs Shamiah Kerney, Councilman James Torrence, CEO and President of the Parks & People Foundation Dr. Franklin Lance, Laurie Schwartz Executive Director of the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, Executive Director of the South Baltimore Gateway Partnership Brad Rogers, KABOOM! CEO Lysa Ratliff, and Vice President of Community Relations for the Baltimore Ravens Heather Darney, President of the Coldstream-Homestead-Montebello Neighborhood Association Mark Washington, and President of the South Baltimore Community Land Trust Meleny Thomas, announced a new era of recreation and park improvements throughout Baltimore City.



Reimagine Middle Branch Unveils Vision for the Future of South Baltimore Communities and 11+ Miles of Shoreline

The vision for the future of Baltimore’s Middle Branch of the Patapsco River will be unveiled at a virtual public meeting on February 24th.


Mayor Scott Announces $90.4 Million Investment in Homeless Services

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the Mayor’s Office of Homeless Services (MOHS) would receive $75 million from Baltimore’s $641 million allocation of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding and $15.4 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) HOME Investment Partnerships Program.


Scott Administration Rolls out Initial Round of ARPA Dollars to Support Violence Prevention in Baltimore

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Safety and Engagement (MONSE) announced the initial recipients of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars targeted at improving public safety outcomes to community-based organizations.


Mayor's Office Launches ARPA Reporting Center

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Mayor’s Office of Recovery Programs (MORP) launched the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Reporting Center.


Mayor, City Leaders Announce Tax Sale Exemption Program

Under the leadership of Mayor Brandon M. Scott, Department of Finance Director Henry J. Raymond, and Housing Commissioner Alice Kennedy, the City of Baltimore will open the application to its Tax Sale Exemption Program on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.