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OECR COVID-19 Operations Update

Our office continues to be open and operational, however at this time, we are only able to take phone calls and electronic communications, and not in-person visits to the office. If you need to contact us, call 410-396-3141 or email us and we are happy to assist. At this time, all of our planned outreach events and public meetings have been canceled. Stay tuned for updates as the situation develops, and feel free to reach out to us with any questions or concerns. We must join our colleagues and neighbors in prioritizing community safety. For up to date information on COVID-19 and Baltimore City operations, please visit

Know Your Rights Under COVID-19

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HUD Statement on COVID 19 and housing. As the CDC has said, viruses do not target specific racial or ethnic groups. Be aware that the Fair Housing Act and other federal laws prevent eviction, turning away or harassment of a person in housing on the basis of race, national origin or other protected class associated with COVID-19. If you feel like you have been discriminated against, call us at 410-396-3141 or email