1000 S. Ellwood Avenue

Property Address:  1000 S. Ellwood Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 Property Owners:  Joseph A. and Ann C. Schultz, 3235 Eastern Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 (Proprietors of Schultz Development, Inc.) City Council District and Contact:  District 1, Jim Kraft

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1824 Aliceanna Street

Thanks to Reader WE for this submission! Property Address:  1824 Aliceanna Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 Property Owner:  Maria E. Turner, PO Box 44612, Baltimore, MD 21236 City Council District and Contact:  District 1, Jim Kraft Our reader says, “This ‘scaffold’ has been hanging out this 3rd floor windows for 7 years. Rotting away and ready […]

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Update: 2 N. Decker Avenue Revisited

We reported on this property back in February of 2009 — it was definitely in different condition back then, and we’re pleased to see there’s been a major change.  Kudos to the new landlord, Joseph Burstein, for rehabbing this property. Unfortunately for Mr. Burstein, 2 N Decker sits adjacent to 3018 E Baltimore St- which […]

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3 S. Robinson Street

Property Address: 3 S Robinson Street, Baltimore, MD 212224 Property Owner: CFL Holdings, LLC, 3311 Richmond Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21213 Resident Agent for CFL Holdings, LLC: Marta Lopushanska Durkee, 3311 Richmond Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21213 City Council District and Contact:  District 1, Jim Kraft The previous owner, Kevin E. Byrd (The Signature Group of Baltimore), […]

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101 N. East Avenue

Property Address:  101 N. East Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 Property Owner:  Rudy & Bibiana Encomienda, 200 W Lorraine Ave, Baltimore, MD 21211 City Council District and Contact:  District 1, James Kraft The Comiendas have housing code cases dating back to 1992, including lead paint.  The house has been vacant for three years, but they have […]

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300 S. Bouldin Street

Property Address: 300 S. Bouldin Street, Baltimore, MD 21224 Property Owner: Ramiro E. Saenz, 24 Tomahawk Terrace, Middle River, MD 21220 Baltimore City Council District and Contact:  District 1, Jim Kraft             Baltimore Housing filed two separate cases against Mr. Saenz.  The first suit was filed in February 2008 and […]

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231 S. Wolfe Street

Property Address:  231 S. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 Property Owner:  Arnice Jones, same address City Council District and Contact:  District 1, James Kraft According to neighbors, the property owner allowed his drug-addicted homeless workers to live in the property.  Currently in foreclosure, hopefully this home will be purchased soon by a responsible landlord or […]

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300 S. Robinson Street

Property Address:  300 S. Robinson Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 Property Owner:  Isaac Neger, 1726 Reisterstown Road #105, Baltimore, MD 21208 / 4010 W. Strathmore Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215 City Council District and Contact:  District 1, Jim Kraft

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533 S. Chester Street

Property Address:  533 S. Chester Street, Baltimore, MD 21231 Property Owner:  Victoria Wright, same address Baltimore City Council District and Contact:  District 1, Jim Kraft This home was recently purchased by One West Bank in a foreclosure sale.  One West is the parent company of one of the major players in the bank meltdown, IndyMac […]

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Split-Level Property Tax Rate Resolution

Higher property taxes for Baltimore City’s slumlords: This proposal takes a step forward tonight as Councilman Kraft proposes a resolution to ask the State to allow for split-level taxation. The bill is being read at 5PM tonight. If you’d like to show your support for the resolution, please come tonight’s City Council meeting. Kraft has […]

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