Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and the Baltimore City Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) Commissioner Michael Braverman kicked off the full-block demolition of 502-522 Baker St., in West Baltimore. Ten vacant houses are being demolished and future plans for the site involve the expansion of the multiphase affordable homeownership project known as Bakers View Townhomes.
Mayor Catherine E. Pugh and the City’s Department of Housing & Community Development announced grant awards for operating funds under the Community Catalyst Grants Program (CCG). A total of $1.75 million in CCG operating funds were disbursed to 35 organizations for community-based projects.
DHCD has issued a comprehensive Community Development Framework highlighting its overall strategy and plan for Baltimore neighborhoods. The Framework articulates key strategic approaches for launching a new era of neighborhood investment.