Category Archives: Section 8

MD Judiciary: Legal services providers can now link unrepresented litigants to live chat

Services are available Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Lawyers will answer questions about civil District and Circuit Court matters including landlord and tenant, family law (divorce, custody, child support, guardianship, name change), small and large claims, … Continue reading

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A family can move out of single room after its Section 8 voucher is restored

After a Baltimore woman and her two teenage sons were evicted from their apartment for failure to pay rent, she received a notice saying her Section 8 voucher was terminated. The woman came to HPRP and senior staff attorney Karen … Continue reading

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Help children to a better future

Did you know? Research shows that children whose families move to low-poverty neighborhoods when they are young are far more likely to attend college and earn significantly more as adults, and are less likely to become single parents. The HOME … Continue reading

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Advocates welcome introduction of Baltimore Co. HOME Act

Baltimore County HOME Act Coalition FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    Contact: Samantha Kappalman July 5, 2016                                                    The Hatcher Group 443.223.3322 County Advocates Welcome Introduction of the HOME Act Baltimore County … Continue reading

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Meet the summer law clerk

HPRP welcomes Munib Lohrsabi, a rising third-year at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law, as our volunteer summer law clerk. “I’ll be helping out with housing, Section 8, and public benefits cases, and finding out what a normal … Continue reading

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Baltimore Co. signs agreement with HUD to end decades of housing discrimination

Earlier this week, Baltimore Neighborhoods Inc., the NAACP of Baltimore Co., three residents of Baltimore Co. and the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development announced an agreement with Baltimore Co. to begin unwinding decades of housing discrimination against African … Continue reading

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Elderly woman won’t be homeless, thanks to her HPRP lawyer

An elderly client living in Section 8 housing won’t lose her apartment (and become homeless), thanks to her HPRP lawyer. The client faced the double whammy of both eviction and the termination of her voucher. “She was being terminated from … Continue reading

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