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File #: 21-0172    Version: 0 Name: Baltimore City Legacy Residents - Urban Homesteading Program
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 11/15/2021 In control: Committee of the Whole
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment #:
Title: Baltimore City Legacy Residents - Urban Homesteading Program For the purpose of revitalizing Baltimore’s neighborhoods by reviving the Baltimore City Urban Homesteading Program for legacy residents; establishing the Program; specifying criteria for Program participants; creating Program procedures; defining certain terms; and generally related to the Baltimore City Urban Homesteading Program.
Sponsors: President Nicholas J. Mosby, Sharon Green Middleton, Robert Stokes, Sr., Danielle N. McCray, Mark Conway, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer, Eric T. Costello, Antonio Glover, Odette Ramos, John T. Bullock
Indexes: Legacy, Program, Residences
Attachments: 1. 21-0172~1st Reader, 2. Law 21-0172, 3. 21-0172 Urban Homesteading P4DR Testimony, 4. Enterprise Community Partners - 21-0172, 5. Fight Blight Bmore - 21-0172, 6. P4DR - 21-0172, 7. Yuseff Griffin - 21-0172, 8. Sherri Pendleton - 21-0172, 9. Finance 21-0172_revenue, 10. MOCFS 21-0172, 11. DHCD 21-0172, 12. 21-0172 Office of Recovery Programs_F, 13. FINAL BILL SYNOPSIS 21-0172, 14. Form - Hearing Notes - CC21-0172, CC21-0173 AND CC21-0174 (FIRST HEARING), 15. CC21-0172 ATTENDANCE SHEET, 16. written testimony for 21-0172, 17. Real Estate 21-0172, 18. Testimony 21-0172, 19. DHCD - 21-0172 Amendments Addendum, 20. COW'S ATTENDANCE SHEET - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2022, 21. COW'S ATTENDANCE SHEET - WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2022, 22. COW'S ATTENDANCE SHEET - MONDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2022, 23. COW'S ATTENDANCE SHEET - WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2022, 24. COW'S ATTENDANCE SHEET - THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2022
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
4/25/20220 Committee of the Whole Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/20220 Committee of the Whole Conducted Public HearingFail Action details Meeting details Not available
3/3/20220 Committee of the Whole Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/22/20220 Committee of the Whole Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/22/20220 Committee of the Whole Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/20220 Committee of the Whole Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
2/7/20220 Committee of the Whole Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
1/10/20220 Committee of the Whole Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/18/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/18/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Recovery Programs  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/18/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Children and Family Success  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/18/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Real Estate  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/18/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to Dept. of Housing and Community Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/18/20210 Baltimore City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/20210 Baltimore City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/20210 Committee of the Whole Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/15/20210 Baltimore City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
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: President Mosby, Councilmembers Middleton, Stokes, McCray, Conway, Schleifer, Costello


A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
title
Baltimore City Legacy Residents - Urban Homesteading Program
For the purpose of revitalizing Baltimore’s neighborhoods by reviving the Baltimore City Urban Homesteading Program for legacy residents; establishing the Program; specifying criteria for Program participants; creating Program procedures; defining certain terms; and generally related to the Baltimore City Urban Homesteading Program.
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By adding to
Article 13 - Housing and Urban Renewal
Section(s) 2C-1 through 2C-8, to be under the new subtitle designation,
“Subtitle 2C. Baltimore City Urban Homesteading Program”
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

Recitals

Whereas, Baltimore City has an insidious history of uprooting Black families from their homes and their communities, beginning with the trade of enslaved people, which separated families and violently displaced tens of thousands of Black Marylanders;

Whereas, in 1866, Baltimore became the site of a branch of the Freedman’s Savings and Trust Company, a financial institution created to assist Black families with their finances at the end of the Civil War that was ultimately closed due to rampant fraud and abuse;

Whereas, Baltimore City was the home of the United States’ firs...

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