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Plans Emerge for new Town Center in Woodlawn

A month ago, the Baltimore Sun reported that developer Howard Brown of David S. Brown Enterprises announced plans for a new urban town center on land currently occupied by Security Square Mall (pictured above). The development would be similar to […]

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Can an Innovation District Revitalize West Baltimore?

Next City has a profile of an initiative known as the West Baltimore Innovation Village. Spearheaded by residents and with the support of anchor institutions like the Maryland

Segregation Carries Negative Economic Impact

A new report from the Urban Institute and the Chicago based non-profit Metropolitan Planning Council found that not only does racial segregation hurt disadvantaged minorities, it also hurts

Understanding Community Development Block Grants

President Trump's proposed budget calls for significant cuts to non-defense discretionary spending in order to increase funding for the military. Among those agencies targeted for cuts is the

State of America’s Metropolitan Areas

The Brookings Institution's recently released Metro Monitor report aims to measure economic progress in the country's 100 largest metropolitan areas. It does this through measuring growth, prosperity, and

Baltimore Works to Provide Housing for Artists

The Baltimore Sun reports that the Baltimore Rock Opera Society returned to its rehearsal space at the previously shuttered Bell Foundry near the Station North Arts and Entertainment

CPHA’s 2016 Maryland Legislative Wrapup

2016 was a very active year for CPHA and our work with transportation advocacy. It was also a successful one. Out of the four bills we championed, three

Understanding the Baltimore County HOME Act

The Baltimore County HOME Act would outlaw discrimination against renters based on their source of income. Sources of income covered under this law can include inheritance, disability payments, alimony,

CPHA Advocates for Transportation Reform Bills In Annapolis

CPHA is working on four important state transportation bills that we think will significantly improve both how Maryland makes funding decisions about and operates transportation. The first bill is the Maryland Open Transportation

CPHA Testimony on Transparency in Transportation Funding

After over a decade of planning and more than $200 million spent, Governor Hogan announced in June that the Red Line would not be built. As our Public