City to Offer Tax Credit for Market-Rate Housing

I received this missive today from Thomas Stosur, Director of Baltimore City’s Department of Planning: RE: CITY COUNCIL BILL #14-0359 / TAX CREDITS – CITYWIDE HIGH-PERFORMANCE MARKET-RATE RENTAL HOUSING For the purpose of providing a Citywide property tax credit for certain newly constructed or converted high-performance market-rate rental housing projects; imposing certain limitations, conditions, and Read more about City to Offer Tax Credit for Market-Rate Housing[…]

A Plan for Affordable Housing in Baltimore

We all know there’s a housing problem in Baltimore City — it’s becoming increasingly difficult for middle-income renters to find housing that’s both safe and affordable, and nobody should have to make that choice.  With a median income of only $40,0001, Baltimore is quickly losing a solid middle-class, and is becoming a city of rich Read more about A Plan for Affordable Housing in Baltimore[…]

MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against City Lead Paint Violators

In December 2013, the Maryland Department of the Environment issued enforcement actions against the following Baltimore City property owners for lead paint violations: Damian D. Tucker and Pia Tucker – 4 affected properties – $43,300 for alleged violations. DACA Properties, LLC – 1 affected property – $32,500 for alleged violations. Daniel Lopez, Jr. (Trustee) – Read more about MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against City Lead Paint Violators[…]