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File #: 20-0592    Version: 0 Name: Office to End Homelessness - Establishment, Administration, and Permanent Housing Voucher Program
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 8/17/2020 In control: Housing and Urban Affairs Committee
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Office to End Homelessness - Establishment, Administration, and Permanent Housing Voucher Program For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Office to End Homelessness; declaring that the policy of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring; providing that the Office will be led by an Executive Director appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council; establishing the duties of the Office; requiring certain reports; establishing the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; providing for certain funding for the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; setting forth the eligibility requirements for the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; requiring that the Office adopt rules and regulations to administer the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; establishing procedures on a family’s admission into the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; setting forth certain programmatic functions for the Permanent Housing Voucher Program through tenant-ba...
Sponsors: Ryan Dorsey, Bill Henry, Sharon Green Middleton, John T. Bullock, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, Zeke Cohen, Robert Stokes, Sr., Kristerfer Burnett, Danielle McCray, President Brandon M. Scott
Indexes: Administration, Establishment, Homelessness, Housing, Program, Voucher
Attachments: 1. 20-0592~1st Reader
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember Dorsey
A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Office to End Homelessness - Establishment, Administration, and Permanent Housing Voucher Program
For the purpose of establishing the Baltimore City Office to End Homelessness; declaring that the policy of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to make homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring; providing that the Office will be led by an Executive Director appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council; establishing the duties of the Office; requiring certain reports; establishing the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; providing for certain funding for the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; setting forth the eligibility requirements for the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; requiring that the Office adopt rules and regulations to administer the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; establishing procedures on a family’s admission into the Permanent Housing Voucher Program; setting forth certain programmatic functions for the Permanent Housing Voucher Program through tenant-based vouchers and project-based vouchers; providing for the termination of assistance under the Permanent Housing Voucher Program for certain enumerated reasons; providing for hearings for certain terminations and denials of assistance; establishing certain hearing procedures and the conduct of the hearings; repealing City Code...

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