Just some of the stories in the November-December, 2020 issue of Fair Housing News:
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FILE A HOUSING DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINT
Maryland Residents can file with Either the State of Maryland or HUD:
Maryland Commission On Civil Rights (MCCR) 6 Saint Paul Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202. 410-767-8600 / 800-637-6247
US Dept. of Housing & Urban Development. 10 S. Howard Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201.
410-962-2520 / 800-669-9777
Depending on Your Residence, Residents in Baltimore City & County Residents can file with:
Baltimore City Office Of Civil Rights.7 E. Redwood Street, 9th floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202. 410-396-3141 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Baltimore County Human Relations Commission 6401 York Road, Suite 1013, Baltimore, Maryland 21212. 410-887-5917. / email@example.com
KNOW YOUR FAIR HOUSING RIGHTS:
Read our brochures:
Fair Housing & You.
For People with Disabilities.
State of Maryland (MCCR).
MCCR in Spanish / Español.
DO YOU NEED A LAWYER?
Maryland Legal Aid
Legal Help for Individuals & Neighborhood Associations
Lawyer Referral Service
What Renters Need to Know about Eviction
ARE YOU CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR HOUSING?
To search listings, go to the Maryland DHCD’s MD Housing Search.
Read Our Self-Help Guide to Getting Housing (pdf).
DO YOU HAVE A TENANT OR LANDLORD PROBLEM?
To know your rights, see theMaryland Attorney General’s page.
For free tenant-landlord counseling:Maryland District Court Self-Help Resource Center.
Hot Line – 410-260-1392.
Centers are located in –
Baltimore – Civil Division, 501 E. Fayette St., 3rd Floor.
Glen Burnie – District Court Building, 7500 Gov. Ritchie Highway, Room 205.
Frederick – County Courthouse, 100 W. Patrick Street, Lower Level.
Salisbury – District Court for Wicomico County, 201 Baptist Street, Room 2248A.
Upper Marlboro – District Court Bourne Wing, 14735 Main Street, Room 069B.
Paying too much on your loan? Get help!
Examples of predatory loans:
Balloon payments, Excessive points and fees, Packing (additional things without your knowledge), and Large mortgage broker payment.
Read the “Eight Signs of Predatory Lending” to see if you are a victim.
Read predatory lending tips of the Maryland Attorney General.Click to Learn More & Get Help.
READ OUR FAIR HOUSING MARYLAND BLOG!
It has just-breaking news about Fair Housing & related issues, profiles, reviews, resources, books, obits, and more.
Read it here.
REGISTER TO VOTE!
If You are Not Registered:
You must be registered to vote a mail-in ballot. If you are not registered to vote in Maryland, go to the Maryland State Board of Elections for more information.
Application for a Maryland Mail-In Ballot
Ask for your mail-in ballot at
the Maryland State Board of Elections’ Special Page
• Text VBM (English) or VPC (Spanish) to 777-88. We will text you a link to request your mail-in ballot online; or
• Fill out the paper form and get it to your local election office before October 20. The deadline for requesting a mail-in ballot is Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
Find Your Maryland County Voting Office