Applying for the $5,000 Buying Into Baltimore Incentive Lottery

Twenty incentives will be awarded to qualifying applicants through a lottery. Please follow the steps below to apply for the incentive.


Review the Full Incentive Terms and Conditions carefully and make sure you have gathered your documents listed in the Incentive Application Checklist for the Spring 2022 event.

Note: Your attendance and completion of requirements at the Trolley Tour will be verified by Live Baltimore staff. Read these documents closely to make sure you meet eligibility requirements.


You may apply for the Buying Into Baltimore incentive through Baltimore City’s secure online application form beginning at 9 a.m. on the Monday following the event. You will fill out an application and upload all of your documents through Neighborly, Baltimore City’s incentive application portal. When applying make sure to select the Buying Into Baltimore incentive checkbox.


After applying, a Live Baltimore staff member will review your application and send you an email to schedule a one-on-one Zoom video appointment for application verification.


Attend your scheduled verification appointment. It will take less than 30 minutes.


Watch the lottery on Live Baltimore’s Facebook Live at 3 p.m. 10 business days following the event to find out if you are a winner!

If you have any questions or issues during this process, please email or call (410) 637-3750 ext. 118.