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Formerly homeless women and children move into new apartments inside a converted Baltimore Catholic school

Formerly homeless women and children move into new apartments inside a converted Baltimore Catholic school

Women and their children will move this month into a long-shuttered North Baltimore Catholic school that was converted into permanent, supportive housing as part of a $6 million renovation.

The nonprofit Marian House is opening the old Blessed Sacrament School as the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Building at Independence Place for 22 previously homeless families. The subsidized housing in the 4100 block of Old York Road comes with case management services and community meeting spaces.

Trenishia Rawls, 24, is awaiting a set of keys to move into her new home with her two sons, ages 8 months and 2 years. They’ve been staying at a city shelter, and Rawls said she is excited for...

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