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Candidate Housing Questionnaire: Maryland Governor, State Delegates, and State Senators

You may remember the last candidate questionnaire from the Baltimore City election cycle. This time, candidates who are running for Governor, State Delegate, and State Senator have been asked similar questions regarding housing issues in Baltimore.  Links to their responses are below, in the order in which they were received, under each office and district Read more about Candidate Housing Questionnaire: Maryland Governor, State Delegates, and State Senators[…]

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The Most Baltimore Thing.

Going through the city’s tax sale list brings up the usual slumlords, tax scofflaws, and people all over the city who owe money for one reason or another. It’s usually pretty uneventful, though last year found M&T Bank Stadium and Camden Yards on the list, which was amusing. This year’s intriguing item is 417 E Read more about The Most Baltimore Thing.[…]

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Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Nilesh Kalyanaraman

Nilesh Kalyanaraman (D) is running for State Delegate in Maryland District 43. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. Do you have additional ideas for cleaning up the blight that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose to pay for your plan? The core problem is that Baltimore’s population has Read more about Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Nilesh Kalyanaraman[…]


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Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Melissa Wells

Melissa Wells is running for State Delegate, Maryland District 40. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. Do you have additional ideas for cleaning up the blight that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose to pay for your plan? If elected delegate, I would create an apprenticeship program that Read more about Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Melissa Wells[…]

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Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Luke Clippinger

Luke Clippinger (D, incumbent) is running for State Delegate, District 46. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. Do you have additional ideas for cleaning up the blight that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose to pay for your plan? In 1974, my family purchased a house for $1 Read more about Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Luke Clippinger[…]

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Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Dea Thomas

Dea Thomas (D) is running for State Delegate in District 46. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. Do you have additional ideas for cleaning up the blight that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose to pay for your plan? Vacancy and blight are systemic issues. It is simply Read more about Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Dea Thomas[…]

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Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Robbyn Lewis

Robbyn Lewis (D, incumbent) is running for State Delegate, District 46. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. Do you have additional ideas for cleaning up the blight that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose to pay for your plan? I support efforts to build community and strengthen connections Read more about Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Robbyn Lewis[…]

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Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Brooke Lierman

Brooke Lierman (D, incumbent) is running for State Delegate, District 46. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. Do you have additional ideas for cleaning up the blight that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose to pay for your plan? Baltimore City has employed a number of different innovative Read more about Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Brooke Lierman[…]

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Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Sharon McCullough

Sharon McCullough (D) is running for State Delegate, District 45. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. Do you have additional ideas for cleaning up the blight that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose to pay for your plan? First, I strongly believe that Baltimore City Housing leaders have Read more about Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: Sharon McCullough[…]

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Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: John Amankwah

John Amankwah (D) is running for State Delegate, District 45. Baltimore City has 30,000+ vacant homes. Do you have additional ideas for cleaning up the blight that isn’t a rehash or continuation of previous plans? And how do you propose to pay for your plan? Baltimore has a lot of land (like some of the Read more about Housing Questionnaire Candidate Response: John Amankwah[…]