Update: 1430-1432 Druid Hill Avenue

Great news! These two homes were purchased in December, and the new owner is looking forward to starting the work to bring them back to life. I was given a tour of one of the homes the owner did nearby, and it’s absolutely beautiful. They received Federal historic tax credits, and as a result, so […]

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Update: 3706 Southern Avenue

Thanks to Reader RW for the photo — what a wonderful renovation of this once-blighted home! And the work was done with permits, too! This is what the home looked like back in 2012: This is what it looks like today:  

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Update: 923-927 Washington Boulevard

These properties are scheduled to be demolished July 1, 2015. One other property on this block was demolished (a large corner building) and the parcel will be turned into a fenced parking lot for the short term. Hopefully someone will eventually purchase the lot and build something to benefit the surrounding neighborhood. In the meantime, […]

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Update: 1202 Glyndon Avenue

This property is still a vacant eyesore, and is still under the same ownership by a Patterson Park resident. Here’s the original post on 1202 Glyndon from 2010. Here’s what it looks like today:

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Update: 917 N Rose Street

This property went into receivership and is being auctioned off — hopefully the next buyer will be more responsible than the last. Buyer beware — clean up your blight, or lose your properties!

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Update: 1359 Ward Street

You can read the original post here. Happy to report this home has been rehabbed and is now an occupied rental.

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Year-End Wrap

Posted from Housing Policy Watch: As 2014 draws to a close, I thought it would be a good idea to highlight some of the work that’s been happening over the past year. You can support this work by going here and making a tax-deductible contribution that will be matched by the Warnock Foundation. A total […]

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