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Campaign Promises

Before the election began, we sent all Baltimore City candidates a questionnaire about housing, and collected the responses. Now that the election is over and the candidates have taken office, it’s a good time to remind them of their responses, and also to remind them that we intend to hold them accountable for the state Read more about Campaign Promises[…]

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The Housing Questionnaires: Lessons Learned

It’s always interesting to ask a random group of people the same questions and see what you get back. I guarantee at the very least, you won’t be bored. Hopefully you’ll even be enlightened at the end of the process. Candidate surveys and politics in general are two things I tend to stay away from, Read more about The Housing Questionnaires: Lessons Learned[…]

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The Housing Questionnaire: Candidate Responses

Questionnaires were sent to all mayoral candidates, city council candidates, and city council president candidates about housing issues in Baltimore City. Each group was sent the same questions, and were given a strict deadline. Each group’s responses are linked below: Mayoral Candidates City Council President Candidates City Council Candidates, By District: District 1 District 2 Read more about The Housing Questionnaire: Candidate Responses[…]

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City Council President Candidate Susan Gaztañaga on Housing

Susan Gaztañaga was the fourth candidate to respond to the housing questionnaire, and her responses appear below, with no edits: Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. Do you have a plan to direct the City Council for cleaning up the blight that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose Read more about City Council President Candidate Susan Gaztañaga on Housing[…]

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City Council President Candidates on Housing in Baltimore

Four candidates managed to get their responses back in a relatively timely fashion — each candidate, as with the mayoral candidates, will receive their own page, with their response listed in its entirety with no edits. It should be noted that the following City Council President candidates did not respond to the questionnaire:  David Anthony Read more about City Council President Candidates on Housing in Baltimore[…]

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City Council President Candidate Kim Trueheart on Housing

Kim Trueheart’s responses appear below, with no edits. She was the third candidate to respond to the questionnaire. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. Do you have a plan to direct the City Council for cleaning up the blight that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose to pay Read more about City Council President Candidate Kim Trueheart on Housing[…]

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City Council President Candidate Jack Young on Housing

Jack Young is currently the City Council President, and is running to keep his seat. His answers to the housing questionnaire appear below, with no edits: Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. Do you have a plan to direct the City Council for cleaning up the blight that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous Read more about City Council President Candidate Jack Young on Housing[…]

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City Council President Candidate Connor Meek on Housing

Mr. Meek was previously running for mayor and answered the same questionnaire as a mayoral candidate. However, since he is now running for City Council President, I felt it was only fair to include him in this candidate batch as well. His responses to the questions are below, with no edits: Baltimore City has 30,000+ Read more about City Council President Candidate Connor Meek on Housing[…]