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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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District 4 City Council Candidates on Housing

Four candidates responded to the questionnaire, making District 4 the most prolific thus far. However, one candidate, Rodney Burris, sent his responses 4 hours after the deadline. In an effort to be fair to all of the candidates, since the beginning (starting with the mayoral candidate questionnaires) any candidate whose responses were received after the Read more about District 4 City Council Candidates on Housing[…]

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District 4 City Council Candidate Francesco Legaluppi on Housing

Francesco Legaluppi was the third candidate to respond to the questionnaire. His responses appear below, with no edits: 1. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. How do you intend to clean up blight in your district that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose to pay for your plan? Read more about District 4 City Council Candidate Francesco Legaluppi on Housing[…]

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District 4 City Council Candidate Bill Henry on Housing

Bill Henry, the incumbent Councilman for District 4, was the second to respond to our questionnaire. His answers appear below, with no edits: 1. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. How do you intend to clean up blight in your district that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose Read more about District 4 City Council Candidate Bill Henry on Housing[…]

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District 4 City Council Candidate Brian Hammock on Housing

Brian Hammock was the first District 4 candidate to respond to the housing questionnaire. His responses are below, with no edits: 1. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. How do you intend to clean up blight in your district that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose to pay Read more about District 4 City Council Candidate Brian Hammock on Housing[…]