1832 W Fairmount Avenue

Property Address: 1832 W Fairmount Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21223 Property Owner: Carl Hunter, same address City Council District and Contact:  District 9, “Pistol” Pete Welch State Senator:  Verna Jones Rodwell State Delegates:  Keith Haynes, Keiffer Mitchell Jr, Melvin Stukes In 2011, Bloom Development, LLC filed to foreclose on this home — the court granted the foreclosure. However, in 2012, the […]

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1826 W Fairmount Avenue

Note:  This property owners are the defendants in a lead paint lawsuit.  See Circuit Court case number 24C12001969 for more information. Property Address:  1826 W Fairmount Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21223 Property Owner:  Kevin and Gregory L Brown, 4305 Norfolk Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21216 City Council District and Contact:  District 9, “Pistol” Pete Welch State Senator:  Verna Jones […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against 16 City Property Owners for Lead Paint Violations

From the Maryland Department of the Environment: MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program serves as the coordinating agency for statewide efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Under the 1994 “Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Act,” MDE assures compliance with mandatory requirements for lead risk reduction in rental units built before 1950, maintains a statewide listing […]

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Link Roundup

Changes coming for BCFD firefighters — the mayor’s budget calls for longer hours, and a loss of 100 to 300 positions due to attrition (depending on which media source you read, the number changes).  This equates to longer hours for what amounts to less pay.  Unfair and unwarranted, how about giving other city employees the […]

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Legislative Action: Your Help is Needed!

There are several bills before the Maryland Legislature that would substantially weaken protection for children who have been exposed to lead paint, and offer loopholes for negligent property owners who ignore the law — please lend your voice to the many who oppose these bills! Every year in Maryland there are 3200 children poisoned by […]

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Last Link Roundup of 2012!

A recap of all the newsworthy links in 2012. January Early in 2012, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake was grilled by the MD Legislature about the status of the city’s lead paint judgements.  The city was refusing to pay, saying the judgement would bankrupt the city — a shame they didn’t think about that before allowing children […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against 9 City Property Owners

From the Maryland Department of the Environment: MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program serves as the coordinating agency of statewide efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Under the 1994 “Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Act,” MDE assures compliance with mandatory requirements for lead risk reduction in rental units built before 1950, maintains a statewide listing […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against Seven Property Owners for Lead Paint Violations

From the Maryland Department of the Environment: MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program serves as the coordinating agency of statewide efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Under the 1994 “Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Act,” MDE assures compliance with mandatory requirements for lead risk reduction in rental units built before 1950, maintains a statewide listing […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against Five City Property Owners for Lead Paint Violations

From the Maryland Department of the Environment: MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program serves as the coordinating agency of statewide efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Under the 1994 “Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Act,” MDE assures compliance with mandatory requirements for lead risk reduction in rental units built before 1950, maintains a statewide listing […]

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MDE Issues Enforcement Actions Against 6 Baltimore City Property Owners for Lead Paint Violations

From the MDE: MDE’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Program serves as the coordinating agency of statewide efforts to eliminate childhood lead poisoning. Under the 1994 “Reduction of Lead Risk in Housing Act,” MDE assures compliance with mandatory requirements for lead risk reduction in rental units built before 1950, maintains a statewide listing of registered and inspected […]

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