housing

July 10, 2015
perkins

Is Baltimore City Planning To Redevelop Perkins Homes?

July 7, 2015 - Segment 2 - Our panel of guests discusses the controversy around the plans for redevelopment of Perkins Homes housing project.
February 19, 2015
Roland Park in Baltimore

Roland Park: One Of America’s First Garden Suburbs, And Built For Whites Only

February 19, 2015 - Segment 3 - We look at a piece of Baltimore's history as a segregated city as we examine the Roland Park neighborhood. Our guest is Elizabeth Evitts Dickinson, who wrote an article in the Fall 2014 issue of Johns Hopkins Magazine, Roland Park: one of America's first garden suburbs, and built for whites only.
December 17, 2014
housing

Baltimore Town Hall: City Funding, Bond Issues & Which Institutions Are Supported Financially

December 15, 2014 - Segment 2 - We discuss an important community event that's taking place Tuesday, hosted by the Baltimore Community & Business Alliance: a Town Hall Meeting on City Funding, School Funding, Body Cameras and Police Accountability, and other issues.
October 27, 2014
Can Homeless People Move Into Baltimore's Abandoned Houses?

Can Homeless People Move into Baltimore’s Abandoned Houses?

October 24, 2014 - Segment 3 - We ask the question, based on an article in this week's Atlantic magazine: "Can Homeless People Move into Baltimore's Abandoned Houses?" With Jeff Singer, Tony Simmons and Rachel Kutler.
May 23, 2014
RAD

Update on RAD and the Struggle for Public Housing

May 22, 2014 - Segment 2 - We have an update on the RAD (Rental Assistance Demonstration) program to privatize public housing in Baltimore, and residents' fight to challenge it.
April 1, 2014
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development on the Future of Public Housing

March 28, 2014 - Segment 2 - We continue our discussion on the privatization of public housing in Baltimore, in particular the Rental Assistance Distribution (RAD) program which is a program of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), with Carol B. Payne, Baltimore Field Office Director for HUD.
March 27, 2014
vacant

Vacant Houses In East Baltimore

March 27, 2014 - Segment 2 - We continue our coverage on housing in Baltimore City with a roundtable on vacant houses in East Baltimore.
March 16, 2014
story

Public Housing And The J. Van Story Branch Building

March 14, 2014 - Segment 2 - In our continuing coverage of the privatization of public housing in Baltimore, we talk to Floyd Vines, resident of the J. Van Story Branch Senior Building in Station North, and Jeff Singer, housing activist and Founder and former Executive Director of Health Care for the Homeless.
December 20, 2013
Homeless Persons Memorial Day in Baltimore

Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day

December 19, 2013 - Segment 2 - This Saturday, December 21, is National Homeless Persons' Memorial Day, when we remember and honor those who died without a secure place to live. Ceremonies will be held nationwide. In Baltimore, there will be a ceremony on Saturday at 5:00 at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater.
November 27, 2013
EastBaltimoreSt

The Color Line: Living On A Diverse Baltimore Block

November 26, 2013 - Hour 1 - We discuss what it means to live on a diverse block in a city that's still very divided along racial lines, as we follow-up on an article that Joan Jacobson wrote in the Urbanite magazine "The Color Line," and talk with residents who have made their homes on a diverse block on East Baltimore Street in the Patterson Park neighborhood.
September 13, 2013
Broadway Homes

The Future of the National Housing Trust Fund

September 13, 2013 - Segment 4 - We close out the show with a preview of an event on the future of the National Housing Trust Fund, sponsored by the Homeless Persons Representation Project and the Maryland Affordable Housing Coalition. The keynote speaker will be U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings.
September 12, 2013
Housing Baltimore

Housing Advocates On Inclusionary Housing

September 11, 2013 - Segment 2 - We host a roundtable with housing rights advocates around the question of inclusionary housing, also known as inclusionary zoning, a term referring to planning ordinances that require a given share of new construction to be affordable by people with low to moderate incomes.
September 6, 2013
Wall Hunters

Urban Artillery: Wall Hunters Takes On The Slumlords Crippling Baltimore Neighborhoods

September 6, 2013 - Segment 2 - We hear from City Paper senior editor Baynard Woods about this week's feature story, "Urban Artillery: Wall Hunters takes on the slumlords crippling Baltimore neighborhoods."
August 21, 2013
Richmond

Banks, Big Money, And The Future Of Cities

August 21, 2013 - Hour 1 - We shine a spotlight on Baltimore, Detroit, and Richmond, CA to explore a common theme in cities across the country -- banks, big money, and the future of cities.
August 7, 2013
Housing Baltimore

Housing Advocates On Inclusionary Housing

August 7, 2013 - Segment 1 - We host a roundtable with housing rights advocates around the question of inclusionary housing, also known as inclusionary zoning, a term referring to planning ordinances that require a given share of new construction to be affordable by people with low to moderate incomes.
July 22, 2013
Highlandtown

Gentrification And Displacement In Baltimore

July 22, 2013 - Segment 2 -We speak with Lawrence Brown, assistant professor of public health at Morgan State University, and political activist Jude Lombardi talking about gentrification and displacement in Baltimore.
July 17, 2013
Baltimore vacants

Clearing Baltimore Vacants To Make Way For Community Gardens

July 18, 2013 - Hour 1 - We discuss reports that indicate the City’s plan to demolish blocks of majority-vacant housing around the city, relocate the few residents living on those blocks, and construct community gardens in their place. We talk to a panel of experts about what this means for the future of Baltimore.
May 28, 2013
Clearing vacant housing in Baltimore to make way for community gardens

Clearing Baltimore Vacants To Make Way For Community Gardens

May 28, 2013 - Hour 1 - We discuss reports this week that indicated the City's plan to demolish blocks of majority-vacant housing around the city, relocate the few residents living on those blocks, and construct community gardens in their place. We talk to a panel of experts about what this means for the future of Baltimore.
March 8, 2013

Camp 83: Voices Of The Eviction

March 8, 2013 - Web Exclusive - We have been covering the homeless encampment of people living under the Jones Falls Expressway near Madison and Fallsway right by the prison complex for the last several weeks. What was left of Camp 83 the City bulldozed today. The City was met by advocates and the homeless to bear witness and to make sure belongings were not destroyed.
March 5, 2013
Baltimore - Housing and Economic Development

Models For Equitable & Sustainable Urban Development

March 5, 2013 - Segment 4 - A panel of equitable development experts joins us in time for this weekend's symposium exploring models for equitable and sustainable urban development, including Dr. Marisela Gomez, Dr. Rhonda Williams, Roque Barros, and Gus Newport.