Neighborhoods can receive up to $20,000 through PNC’s Transformative Art Project, for the purpose of strengthening neighborhoods through partnerships with artists and arts organizations.

Chesapeake Bay Trust grant opportunity:  Green Streets.

The number of “Improving Markets” has expanded to almost 100, according to the NAHB.  Baltimore, however, is not on that list.

New York scam artist/”housing counselor” Lori Macakanja has been sentenced to 72 months in jail, and three years supervised probation, for swindling clients and promising to stave off foreclosure.

Home prices are down 2.6%, compared to last year, according to Clear Capital.

And for a bit of inspiration — when life hands you lemons…start “Zaching”.