Maryland Legal Services Organizations Receive $1.5 Million Grant to Help Keep Low-Income Older Adults in their Homes

“Project Household” Designed to Preserve Homeownership in Baltimore City

Baltimore, Maryland- August 1, 2018 – Thousands of Baltimore City’s seniors desperately need civil legal help, particularly in the areas of housing and financial stability. To address this need, The Leonard and Helen R. Stulman Charitable Foundation recently awarded the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland (PBRC), Maryland Legal Aid, Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS), and the Bar Association of Baltimore City’s Senior Legal Services program (SLS) a combined grant totaling $1,568,680 over the next three years. Administered and coordinated by PBRC, this grant will be used to provide legal services to preserve homeownership and sustainable housing for low-income Baltimoreans age 60 and older. The four agencies launched Project Household on October 1, 2015, and the program has already handled over 3,500 cases. READ MORE: Press release for Stulman 2018