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Commentary: Rehabbing city’s vacant housing would more than pay for itself

March 30, 2023

Four Baltimore ministers representing Baltimoreans United In Leadership Development (BUILD) have made a persuasive case in calling for dramatic action to remove the blight of vacant properties in Baltimore’s neighborhoods. The presence of these vacant structures results from years of redlining Black neighborhoods. The vacants are a cancer for the people living near them: They are dangerous to both physical and mental health. People get killed in and around them. cAnother basis for finally ending this chronic condition is solid economics.

Article Source: The Baltimore Banner

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