Maryland Energy Assistance Resources

If you, or someone you know, is struggling to pay your BGE bill this winter, please know there is help available. Please don’t wait until your utilities have been shut off — seek help immediately. Maryland has programs available to assist low-income people with their utility bills, and you can even apply online. You may Read more about Maryland Energy Assistance Resources[…]

Free Utility Bill Legal Clinic for Seniors

The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland is hosting a free legal clinic for seniors where you can receive legal advice about your water or gas and electric bills. Date and Time: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Location: Southeast Community Action Center, 3411 Bank Street, Baltimore, MD 21224 The clinic is open to Baltimore residents, age Read more about Free Utility Bill Legal Clinic for Seniors[…]

2015 and 2016 Outcomes: Thank You!

Successes and Outcomes: A Look at 2015 and 2016 I wanted to take a moment and update everyone on our progress. As donors, supporters, partners, and friends, I also want to take a moment to say thank you for everything, as none of these successes would have happened without your advice, financial support, and hard Read more about 2015 and 2016 Outcomes: Thank You![…]

Before You Sign That Lease: Do Your Research!

I can’t tell you how many emails I’ve received over the past few years saying “I wish I had read your blog before moving into my apartment, now I’m stuck with a slumlord.” Here are some tips and resources for researching your potential new landlord — while I can’t guarantee you’ll get a great landlord, Read more about Before You Sign That Lease: Do Your Research![…]

Information for Prospective Tenants

We receive quite a few emails asking about different neighborhoods, landlords, and other requests for information from people who are thinking of moving to Baltimore, or relocating to a different neighborhood.  It seems worthwhile to develop a set of resources to assist in that search.  If you can’t find the information you’re looking for, of Read more about Information for Prospective Tenants[…]