Toward start-up costs of the Downtown Apartment Rental Tours initiative, promoting living in Baltimore City.
For community organizing and pre-development costs of negotiating with the Housing Authority to acquire and redevelop scattered-site public housing units in Sharp-Leadenhall.
For staffing and operating costs to provide services to buyers and owners interested in securing loans and State and federal historic tax credits for purchase and rehabilitation of houses in Reservoir Hill. This initiative is intended to attract new buyers to the neighborhood and to increase the level of reinvestment in the neighborhood.
Toward staffing to expand the Sustainable Baltimore initiative. The purposes of the project are to identify market opportunities for Maryland and U.S. businesses in sustainable development technology and services, to increase sustainable development practices in ongoing development plans, and to facilitate the export of regional technology and services.
For a study on the economic impact of a new arena in downtown Baltimore.
For support of BikeJam 2002, an urban cycling festival held in Patterson Park.
For a consultancy service to prepare a proposal for EBMC's application for the New Markets Tax Credit. This new urban revitalization tool approved by Congress in 2000 is intended to increase the amount of capital available to businesses located in communities where poverty exceeds 20 percent.
For staffing support of the Code Enforcement/Facade Improvement Grant Program. By offering matching grants to property owners for investing in their building facades, the Partnership intends to encourage private investment in downtown properties and businesses, and to improve the physical appearance and market appeal of Baltimore City's downtown. The program targets buildings that are in violation of zoning and building codes.
In support of a community organizing initiative designed to prevent the private property of evicted tenants from being placed in public right-of-ways.
Two-year funding for the Real Estate Services Project created to fight the blight of vacant housing in marketable neighborhoods. The goals of this project are to ensure that existing residents remain confident about their neighborhoods, to keep City housing stock competitive with suburban housing markets, and to stimulate reinvestment in City housing.