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File #: 20-0632    Version: 0 Name: Property Tax Credit - Habitat for Humanity
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed - End of Term
File created: 10/19/2020 In control: Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/7/2020
Enactment #:
Title: Property Tax Credit - Habitat for Humanity For the purpose of granting, in accordance with State Tax-Property Article _ 9-252, a property tax against certain real property owned and held by Habitat for Humanity; requiring an annual report from Habitat for Humanity detailing certain information; providing for a term of the credit; and requiring that the Director of Finance adopt certain regulations in order to implement and administer this property tax credit.
Sponsors: Bill Henry, Mary Pat Clarke, Sharon Green Middleton, John T. Bullock
Indexes: Property Tax Credit
Attachments: 1. 20-0632~1st Reader, 2. Meeting Agenda - 20-0632, 3. Law 20-0632, 4. Real Estate 20-0632, 5. 2020-10-28_160726, 6. Habitat for Humanity LOS, 7. Council Bill 20-0632 - Property Tax Credit - Habitat for Humanity, 8. Finance 20-0632, 9. Meeting Minutes - 20-0632, 10. Taxation - Hearing Notes Bill 20-0632
Explanation: Capitals indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.
The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.
Introductory*

City of Baltimore
Council Bill

Introduced by: Councilmember Henry

A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Property Tax Credit - Habitat for Humanity
For the purpose of granting, in accordance with State Tax-Property Article _ 9-252, a property tax against certain real property owned and held by Habitat for Humanity; requiring an annual report from Habitat for Humanity detailing certain information; providing for a term of the credit; and requiring that the Director of Finance adopt certain regulations in order to implement and administer this property tax credit.
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By authority of
Tax-Property Article
Section 9-252
Maryland Code

By adding
Article 28 - Taxes
Section 10-4
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Section 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Code

Article 28. Taxes

Subtitle 10. Credits

§ 10-4. Habitat for Humanity.

(a) Credit granted.

In accordance with State Tax-Property Article § 9-252, there is a 100% property tax credit for real property located within the City of Baltimore that is:

(1) owned by Habitat for Humanity with the intention of relinquishing ownership in the near future;

(2) used for the purposes of development, rehabilitation, and transfer to a private owner; and

(3) not occupied by administrative or warehouse buildings owned by Habitat for Humanity.

(b) Annual report.

In order to r...

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