NIIF in the News

February 26, 2019

Baltimore DCHD Issues a Framework for Community Development

DHCD has issued a comprehensive Community Development Framework. The Framework brings into focus DHCD’s overall strategy and plan and articulates key strategic approaches for launching a new era of neighborhood investment.

February 5, 2019

Urban Institute: “Black Butterfly” – Racial Segregation and Investment Patterns in Baltimore

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Baltimore is the 30th-largest US city by population and is a study in contrasts. It has a low average income compared with other wealthy Northeast cities, has nine colleges and universities, and is a magnet for people pursuing higher education but has undergone decades of population loss.

January 3, 2019

Next City: Balancing the Scales of Investment in Baltimore

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Like a lot of American cities, contemporary Baltimore has two types of neighborhoods: Those few areas in and around downtown, where capital is relatively easy to access, and the more common outlying neighborhoods, often historically disinvested …

December 18, 2018

Baltimore Sun: Baltimore neighborhood investment fund set to launch; $52 million to back building and business projects

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Baltimore’s spending board is set to take the final steps to create a $52 million fund to back building projects and businesses in city neighborhoods that for decades have struggled to secure investment.