Baltimore County to unveil plan requiring landlords to accept tenants with subsidized housing vouchers

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. will release a long-anticipated plan Friday to outlaw housing discrimination based on how a tenant pays their rent.

Olszewski’s HOME Act, for Housing Opportunities Made Equal, would make it illegal for landlords to refuse to rent to someone based on their source of income, including tenants who want to use a federal housing voucher or other forms of public assistance. Olszewski plans to introduce the bill at next week’s council meeting.

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