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Baltimore City’s Live Near Your Work Program
First Time Home Buyer
Baltimore City
Closing Cost Assistance
Down Payment Assistance
Employer Based Assistance
A financial incentive program for Baltimore City first time buyers whose employers participate in the program.

Live Near Your Work Program

This partnership between participating employers and the City of Baltimore is designed to encourage homeownership near place of employment. The City of Baltimore matches participating employers’ contributions between $1,000 to $2,500. Over 80 employers are currently enrolled in the program. A listing of employers can be found in the Baltimore Homeownership Incentive Programs packet. You can also download the Live Near Your Work -Employer Application. Of special note is the Johns Hopkins Live Near Your Work Program, which now offers $36,000 and $27,000 in designated neighborhoods near the hospital and university.

For more information, contact Daibeth Saunders at 410-396-3124 or Daibeth.Saunders@baltimorecity.gov. Live Baltimore has a dedicated staff member, Elizabeth Koontz, to aid in the enrollment and promotion of the Live Near Your Program. You may contact her at LKoontz@livebaltimore.com