City-Owned Vacant Homes & Lots For Sale, Cheap!

Updated Vacants-To-Value Program Inventory As Of July 16, 2016 As you can see from the flier at the bottom of this post, the City’s Housing Department is having what it calls the “Baltimore Builds Expo” on August 13. It’s a series of classes that will help you buy a house or vacant lot on which […] Continue reading →

JOB$ Creative Financing…

…It’s the big reason why you should talk to Baltimore Rising about getting the money you need to grow your business. By “your business,” we’re talking about the one you want to locate in Baltimore’s neighborhoods that are what we like to call “Opportunity’s New Frontier.” Click on the link we just gave you see a […] Continue reading →

Baltimore City New Car Dealers

Hey.  As you know from other articles we’ve published, literally thousands of Baltimore’s unemployed and under-employed people could find jobs – good jobs – if only they had affordable transportation to get to work.  Unfortunately, bus and rail transportation are not sufficient for many people living in Baltimore to get to jobs at a distance inside […] Continue reading →

Where would you put a new car dealership in Baltimore?

We need to help people get to work, literally. There are thousands of available jobs throughout the greater metropolitan area that unemployed people in the city can’t take without the personal transportation they need to get to work.  They don’t own a car and can’t qualify prospectively for the financing they can afford now that they are […] Continue reading →

JOB$ Map of Neighborhood Unemployment Rates

Thanks to the exceptional work of the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance, we can now show you a map of Baltimore neighborhood unemployment rates. It’s at the bottom of this post. Neighborhoods with unemployment rates of 10% or higher qualify for our JOB$ Employer Funding Service. The map is fully interactive. Just mouse-over or click on […] Continue reading →

To Lobby Or Not To Lobby For Maryland Election Reform

With the primary behind us… Well, not exactly. The Maryland State Board of Elections has still not published data for provisional votes or the second round of absentee ballots. Presumably it will before the winners are formally certified on Friday. But okay, with the primary almost behind us and the general election just six months […] Continue reading →