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.
For continued support of the First Time Home Buyers Project in Baltimore City.
In support of expenses related to CPHA's Rally for the Region 2002, focusing on three issues: funding for drug treatment, improved transit systems, and community legacy/investment in older neighborhoods. The purpose of the rally was to bring together diverse groups from the region to express support for the CPHA agenda.
Toward a parking study of Charles Street from Fayette Street to North Avenue.