Update: 912 S Carey Street

This home has been vacant for many years, and it was originally added to the blog in 2009.  Unfortunately, no action was taken and the house continued on its decline. It was purchased by Money Line Mortgage, LLC (717 N Union Street, Unit 111, Wilmington, DE 19085) in 2013. Earlier this year, someone was sent […]

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Let’s Talk About Trash

…because as Baltimore residents, that’s what we do. I’ve never discussed garbage more than after I moved to Baltimore in 2000. It’s a constant struggle and source of frustration — if you belong to your neighborhood’s Nextdoor, you probably see the same complaints over and over again, as I do. One of my neighbors constantly […]

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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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914 Ramsay Street

Property Address: 914 Ramsay Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 Property Owner: Raminder Gill, same address City Council District and Contact:  District 10, Ed Reisinger State Senator:  Catherine Pugh State Delegates:  Barbara Robinson, Frank Conaway, Jr., Antonio Hayes This property is currently the subject of a tax foreclosure, initiated by Heidi Kenny‘s law firm. As a result, the […]

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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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What’s Your 2015 Housing Resolution?

Reposted from Housing Policy Watch: People make much of the idea of “two cities” in Baltimore — one, affluent and white, and the other is usually labeled as poor and black. This view leaves out the third group: the folks, black and white, who earn around the city’s median income of $40,000 or so, and […]

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Update: 1117 Carroll Street

And now the house was set on fire. (Updated December 19, 2014.)   This home was originally posted in 2011, and sadly — conditions have gotten worse. Property Address: 1117 Carroll Street, Baltimore, MD 21230 Property Owner: Irene Davis, same address. Interesting to note, in 2009, Heidi Kenny (of ground rent and tax foreclosure fame) […]

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