NO. 17 • BALTIMORE: Iron Market
The apartment market in Baltimore is turning out to be as consistent as “Iron Man” shortstop Cal Ripken Jr., who played a record 2,632 straight games for the city’s Orioles. Now that’s pretty consistent. But the city wasn’t always that way.
Historic School’s Students Come Home
ANNAPOLIS, MD. - A cultural landmark for African-Americans in Maryland, the Wiley H. Bates High School sat vacant for more than 20 years.
Making Workforce Housing a Priority
Money can’t fix everything, but when it comes to building more homes affordable to America’s middle-income workforce, it sure can’t hurt. Ron Terwilliger, chairman and CEO of Atlanta-based Trammell Crow Residential, recognized that recently when he made two $5 million gifts to further the...
A Tale of Two States
We all know that local resistance to the construction of affordable rental family housing is a key factor affecting our industry and the housing opportunities we can provide.
st. john's college, annapolis, maryland
challenge How do you tackle a renovation project when it is one of only a handful of buildings east of the Mississippi by noted International Style architect, Richard Neutra? That was the task facing Baltimore-based Ziger/Snead Architects in its quest to provide 'restoration and modernization'...
Inclusionary Zoning Catches On
Editor’s note: The following is a transcript of an Editorial Forum held by Hanley Wood, LLC, the publisher of Affordable Housing Finance and Apartment Finance Today magazines, in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 12.
Ex-Convent Offers Common Ground
BALTIMORE - The spirit of St. Elizabeth Convent continues in Clare Court. A 30-unit affordable housing development, Clare Court serves families adopting children from the local foster care system, persons with disabilities, and seniors.
Montgomery County, Md.: 12,000 Units Created byMontgomery County Program
The Moderately Priced Dwelling Unit Program (MPDU) here is believed to be the nation’s first mandatory inclusionary zoning law that provided a density bonus to builders to provide affordable housing.
Baltimore convent provides multigenerational affordablehousing
Baltimore—After serving the community for nearly 82 years as an orphanage and special education school, St. Elizabeth Convent has found yet another purpose: affordable housing.
Baltimore takes on HUD properties
Baltimore Affordable housing advocates are growing increasingly frustrated as old, bankrupt affordable housing properties are auctioned off by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), often to owners that flip the projects to market-rate.