Water Bill Relief
Sneed thanked Young for expanding the current assistance program to customers who can prove unemployment eligibility, but during a virtual press conference today, she joined other council members and advocates in calling for more to be done, especially since customers will get larger than usual bills in May because of the Department of Public Works billing delay due to the pandemic. Read more here
The water discount comes after pressure from the Councilwoman Shannon Sneed and advocate groups, who had asked the mayor for a moratorium on water bills for six months and greater protections for renters. Read more with the Baltimore Brew.