Section 8 (housing)

Pugh administration seeks $102 million subsidy for East Baltimore, Perkins Homes redevelopment

Pugh administration seeks $102 million subsidy for East Baltimore, Perkins Homes redevelopment

Mayor Catherine E. Pugh’s administration is seeking a $102 million subsidy for an $889 million East Baltimore redevelopment project that includes replacing Perkins Homes.

The city’s Board of Finance gave preliminary approval this week for a tax increment financing district, or TIF, to pay for roads, a new school and two parks in the area.

A team led by Beatty Development, the firm building the Harbor Point project south of Perkins Homes, was selected by the city to build 500 market-rate houses, 475 subsidized units and 650 very low-income houses to replace the ones at Perkins Homes.

The proposal could face opposition from the Baltimore City Council, where some members...

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