Possible Changes to IRS Tax Code are Bad for Nonprofits

One of the biggest incentives available for charitable giving is in danger, due to a possible change to IRS Tax Code. President Obama has proposed a 28% cap on charitable donations by high-income donors. This could potentially reduce giving to nonprofits, and therefore reduce their effectiveness and ability to combat problems governments and other institutions Read more about Possible Changes to IRS Tax Code are Bad for Nonprofits[…]

Looking Forward to 2015: The Year of the Neighborhoods!

2015 is bringing some interesting challenges, but with challenges come opportunities. I’ve decided that here at HPW, 2015 is going to be the Year of the Neighborhoods. We’ll be focusing on making our neighborhoods stronger and safer, and also cleaner. Projects and activities are being planned — if your neighborhood is interested in participating, sign Read more about Looking Forward to 2015: The Year of the Neighborhoods![…]

Weatherization and Help With Heating Costs

Many people in Baltimore, and across Maryland, live without heat during the winter due to high utility bills.  Making your home more energy-efficient, and getting help to lower those bills is critical — especially for those with young children, or seniors.  Follow the links below if you are in need, and please make sure your Read more about Weatherization and Help With Heating Costs[…]

Support City Council Bill 13-0293

Introduced in the Baltimore City Council by Councilman Henry (District 4), this bill would expand the definition of vacant houses, giving Baltimore Housing the ability to levy fines against blighted nuisance properties faster, and impose harsher penalties against owners who did not comply. (Source: WBAL) Many of our vacant structures are owned by absentee landlords, Read more about Support City Council Bill 13-0293[…]