TCI: Housing

Local Resources:

Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. (BNI) – Baltimore Neighborhoods, Inc. (BNI) ensures justice in housing for all people in the State of Maryland through fair housing and tenant-landlord programs and public information activities.

Housing Rights for People with Disabilities – The Maryland Department of Disabilities provides important resources regarding fair housing in the state.

Maryland Housing Search – A free online service for locating available rental housing that best fits individual and family needs.

Maryland Housing and Disability Services Resource Guide (2011) (PDF) – This guide offers general information about organizations that provide services and/or housing resources to people with disabilities. Please call specific agencies to verify updated information.

National Resources:

Affordable Housing Online
Find information about your state’s Section 8 and Public Housing waitlists as well as most frequently asked questions related to public housing.

Housing Choice Vouchers
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding Housing Choice Vouchers.

Planning for Yourself: Renting a Home of Your Own (PDF)
This guide is helpful for those who are renting a home of their own for the first time. It includes a checklist of things to accomplish and keep in mind throughout the renting process.

Centers for Independent Living:

Maryland Statewide Independent Living Council – A governor-appointed advisory council that promotes independent living across the state of Maryland.

The Freedom Center, Inc. – The Center for Independent Living serving Carroll and Frederick Counties.

Resources for Independence – Resources for Independence serving Allegany, Garrett, and Washington Counties.

Accessible Resources for Independence – Provides services to Anne Arundel and Howard Counties.

Southern Maryland Center for Independent Living, Inc. – Providing services to Calvert, Charles and St. Mary’s Counties.

Bay Area Center for Independent Living – Providing services across the nine counties of Maryland’s Eastern Shore.

Independence Now – The Center for Independent Living serving Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.

Main Street Housing, Inc. a nationally recognized and award-winning non-profit housing development organization that works to develop and manage quality, affordable, independent housing for individuals and families living with psychiatric disabilities.

The IMAGE Center for People with Disabilities – Providing services to Baltimore City, Baltimore County and Harford County.

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