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Housing & Community Development Warn of Scam

June 22nd, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Housing and Community Development is warning of an online scam by an entity posing as DHCD falsely claiming to administer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.  Shared on Facebook, the scam depicts a printed flyer announcing the opening of a waitlist for specific properties as part of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. It encourages residents to provide personal information through a fraudulent link or to visit DHCD’s Lanham headquarters. This advertisement was not created or shared by DHCD, and DHCD  does not endorse any such solicitation.