Vacant Homes

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Vacant-To-Value Program Continues To Help Renew Blighted Neighborhoods

Boarded up and falling down. Thousands of vacant homes in Baltimore City a blight on many neighborhoods.


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Homeowners Could Face Harsher Penalties For Abandoning Property

Thousands of Baltimore families living next to abandoned houses are looking for a ray of light in a plan being introduced to city council.


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Baltimore’s ‘Vacant To Value’ Housing Initiative Gets National Attention

Some Baltimore neighbor landscapes are changing as the city moves forward with its “Vacant to Value” housing initiative.


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City Responds To Complaints, Demolishes Vacant Homes

Responding to complaints, the city is targeting vacant homes to demolish. Mike Schuh reports on the success of one community in the northeast.


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Darley Park Neighborhood Taking Steps To Make Streets Safer

Plagued by crime, drugs and vacant buildings, one East Baltimore community is taking steps to make their streets safer.


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Program Offers Md. Homeowners Emergency Mortgage Assistance

The past few years have seen a record number of home foreclosures. While the situation has improved in Maryland, state officials went door-to-door to try to help those who still need help staying in their homes.


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City Offers Incentive To Buy Vacant Homes

Right now, there are 10,000 vacant homes in Baltimore, a quarter of them owned by the city.So Saturday, the city invited developers, contractors and individuals to learn about how to buy a vacant home from the city and re-habb it for sale as a home.



Baltimore Hosts Vacant Housing Summit

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake told hundreds of people worried about the city’s 16,000 vacant homes that the empty houses pose one of the city’s most pressing challenges.