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About Us/ What We Do
The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development is proud to be at the
forefront in implementing housing policy that promotes and preserves homeownership
and creating innovative community development initiatives to meet the challenges
of a growing Maryland.
Through the Maryland
Mortgage Program , DHCD has empowered thousands of Maryland families to
realize the American dream of homeownership and for existing homeowners.
DHCD’s rental housing programs increase and
preserve the supply of affordable housing and provide good choices for working families,
senior citizens, and individuals with special needs.
Also, community development and revitalization
programs like Neighborhood BusinessWorks, Community Legacy, and Main Street
Maryland support Smart Growth and help our cities and towns remain rich, vibrant
DHCD remains committed to building on our past successes to maintain our reputation
as an innovator in community revitalization and a national leader in housing finance.