Baltimore’s leaders are trying all sorts of tactics to reduce the city’s thousands of vacant properties. Attorneys with the Department of Housing and Community Development have been testing out a legal tool they think could soon bring hundreds of delinquent properties into the city’s control each year. One councilwoman wants to create a “land bank” to channel vacant properties into the hands of community-minded developers.
How blockchain might help Baltimore solve its vacant housing crisis
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