Md Delegation Announces More than $34.8 Million for Public Housing Agencies

WASHINGTON (Feb. 24, 2023) – U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen and Congressmen Steny H. Hoyer, Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes, Kweisi Mfume, Jamie Raskin, David Trone and Glenn Ivey (all D-Md.) today announced $34,824,846 in federal funding for Maryland public housing agencies.

The funding comes through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s FY 2023 Public Housing Capital Fund Formula Grant Awards. The awards were made available through the FY 2023 Consolidated Appropriations Act, which Congress approved in December 2022. Each award will be used to develop, finance and modernize public housing projects. Recipients include:
  • Housing Authority of Baltimore City, $21,576,007
  • Hagerstown Housing Authority, $2,947,344
  • Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis, $2,424,798
  • Housing Commission of Anne Arundel County, $1,325,307
  • Frederick Housing Authority, $1,168,922
  • Housing Authority of the City of Cumberland, $1,163,434
  • Housing Authority of Crisfield, $991,721
  • Housing Authority of Prince George’s County, $985,778
  • Wicomico County Housing Authority, $492,773
  • Housing Commission of Talbot, $347,448
  • Rockville Housing Enterprises, $286,090
  • Housing Authority of the City of Frostburg, $243,311
  • College Park Housing Authority, $239,549
  • Elkton Housing Authority, $208,073
  • Glenarden Housing Authority, $189,383
  • Havre de Grace Housing Authority, $178,437
  • Housing Opportunities Commission of Montgomery County, $56,471
“Providing access to high-quality, affordable housing is critical in every community in our state. Having the assurance of a place to call home gives Maryland workers and families the ability to seek greater opportunity and prosperity,” said the lawmakers. “We will continue to work to deliver federal funds like these to make housing more affordable for all Marylanders.”

The Capital Fund provides annual formula-based grants to approximately 3,200 public housing agencies across the country for the development, financing and modernization of public housing developments and for management improvements.