Reader-Submitted Blight: 2606 Hamilton Avenue

Many thanks to Reader DTC for the photo!  Since the owner currently has six homes in receivership and one in foreclosure, we’re not holding onto much hope for this home.  There are no current permits on file for this home. Property Address:  2606 Hamilton Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  Class Act Realty, LLC, 5213 […]

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Reader-Submitted Blight: 5700 Harford Road

Many thanks to Reader DC for the photo! Property Address:  5700 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  Barry E. Depetris, 3103 Rosalie Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21234 (Property is going through the receivership process in court). City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran State Senator:  Joan Carter Conway State Delegates:  Curtis Anderson, Mary Washington, Maggie McIntosh  

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Reader-Submitted Blight: 5503 Richard Avenue

Many thanks to Reader DTC for this submission! Property Address:  5503 Richard Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  VB&C, LLC, 5309 St. Georges Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21212 (Company is not in good standing.) Resident Agent for VB&C, LLC:  Linda Ann Brown, same address. City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran State Senator: Nathaniel […]

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Scary Statistics: Three Years Later

I wrote the original post on Baltimore City’s foreclosure rate three years ago, and thought it would be interesting to revisit the topic and see what the data from the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development looks like now.  You can download the full 2012 Q3 report from MDHCD here, but here are some […]

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3502 Echodale Avenue

Property Address:  3502 Echodale Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  Christine Tsiotsias, same address. City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran While the owner’s name and address have not been changed in the Maryland tax database, according to the notice on the front door, the property is now under the management of Bank […]

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3100 Rueckert Avenue

More kudos to “Reader RJW” for this submission! Property Address:  3100 Rueckert Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  Darren Woodruff, 5820 4th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20011 City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran

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Reader-Submitted Blight: 4817 Arabia Avenue

Thanks to “Reader RJW” for the photo and info! Property Address:  4817 Arabia Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21214 Property Owner:  Lamont Lewis, same address. City Council District and Contact:  District 3, Robert Curran Very odd, this home.  If you look at the picture in Google Street View, it was once a lovely little cottage with a […]

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