Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development’s (DHCD) Housing Mapper was designed to help identify information concerning Smart Growth Areas and various other State designations in a quick and easy fashion. Information sometimes varies from program to program, and applicants for DHCD programs often had to track down designations through sister State agencies. Housing Mapper will significantly streamline and consolidate these processes by enabling a user to input a specific street address to receive immediate information on whether the location or applicant is in a designated area and DHCD program eligibility.
DHCD Mapper also includes a Multifamily Proximity Report. This tool allows users to input an address and a distance radius to generate a map detailing the location of all DHCD multifamily rental housing projects in that user-defined area. The Multifamily Proximity Report is intended to provide rental housing developers a snapshot of the State-funded rental housing available in a given area in order to assist them in deciding upon appropriate site locations for proposed projects.