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March 14, 2019
BALTIMORE — Crews in Baltimore started demolishing a blighted block of vacant homes Wednesday as the city ramps up efforts to reduce its thousands of boarded-up eyesores.
Mayor Catherine Pugh said her administration is committed to build from areas of strength to eliminate abandoned houses and “pave the way for new investment and long-awaited revitalization.” The city has had at least 16,000 uninhabitable homes for many years, and the mayor said she wants to shrink that number to 15,000.
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