Beltway Communities Awarded Revitalization Funding

The Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development awarded $9.75 million to communities within Baltimore and Capital Beltways for revitalization projects. 

The funds were awarded from the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative and the National Capital Strategic Economic Development Fund. They will support 64 projects and leverage nearly $372 million in additional investments.

As announced by a DHCD news release:

The Fiscal Year 2019 awards [from the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative] will support 59 projects including: continuation of a home rehabilitation program in Brooklyn Heights and Arundel Village in Anne Arundel County; construction of a new facility in the Pigtown neighborhood of Baltimore to house a culinary arts training program to prepare adults for well-paying jobs in food service; a building improvement program to encourage and sustain small businesses in the Waverly Main Street District in Baltimore, and; supporting home repairs for low- to moderate-income elderly homeowners in the Dundalk community of Baltimore County.

The Fiscal Year 2019 awards are the first awards made through the [National Capital Strategic Economic Development] fund and will support five projects including architectural and engineering services for the rehabilitation of Hillbrooke Towers, a 55-unit apartment complex near downtown Silver Spring in Montgomery County, and development of Palmer Park Meadows Townhomes to create nine affordable townhomes in the Palmer Park neighborhood of Hyattsville in Prince George’s County.

Read the full news release to learn more.