Transforming the Worst Abandoned Properties into the Best Affordable Homes: Strategies to Revitalize East and West Baltimore 
Date & Time
Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Bree Jones Alan Mallach

The historically redlined and hypersegregated neighborhoods of East and West Baltimore have been struggling with a crisis of abandonment, deterioration, population decline, and concentrated poverty that long predated the pandemic and global climate crisis. In this session, local leaders will discuss how they are applying scalable, place-based strategies to rebuild severely deteriorated abandoned rowhomes and repopulate distressed neighborhoods while protecting legacy residents. Participants will also learn how this neighborhood-level strategy has, in recent months, begun to expand into a citywide campaign to revitalize thousands of deteriorated homes. Join us to hear about the challenges local organizations face in rebuilding Baltimore’s blighted properties, their redevelopment and wealth-building strategies, and their visions for scaling up their neighborhood-based work into a pathway for Baltimore’s equitable regrowth. 

Session Type
Breakout Session