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Sign here: I Support Council Bill #16-0712! Urge your City Council member to support The “Housing Our Neighbors Act,” to create thousands of affordable housing units in the new Port Covington development. Increasing the supply of affordable housing is vital for Baltimore: it... Read More →
APRIL 2, 2016– HON recently held our 2nd Annual Spaghetti Dinner, with nearly 100 folks joining us for a community meal and conversation about our economic crisis and Baltimore’s movement for the human right to housing. HON members helped facilitate in-depth table discussions around... Read More →
Sign onto the petition here! On an average night in Baltimore, there are over 4,000 people experiencing homelessness. Every year, city officials scramble to set a winter shelter plan, creating confusion and panic among many in our community. This year, the plan – including overflow... Read More →
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Dec 2015
DEC 18, 2016– The city has a problem with vacants, and we are told that these properties have no value. Yet housing speculation, supported by the city, moves millions of dollars–exchanged by developers–through these properties without ever entering the community. The problems... Read More →
SEPT 17, 2014– Members of Housing Our Neighbors took a trip to New York City to visit with and learn from Picture the Homeless, an organization we have long admired. Picture the Homeless is a grassroots organization, founded and led by people experiencing homelessness. They organize for... Read More →
Nov 18, 2013– The Panhandling Bill Baltimore City Council Bill 13-0186 was heard in front of the City Council on Nov. 4th and again on Nov. 18th, 2013.  The bill proposed to add amendments to the existing city laws regarding panhandling. This bill would only  further criminalize... Read More →
DEC 21, 2013– For over two decades, communities across the country have observed National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day on December 21 – the first day of winter and the longest night of the year.  This year, we remembered over 100 people who lost their lives due to homelessness. Health... Read More →
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Nov 2013
NOV 23, 2014– Housing Our Neighbors was born from the energy of 2013’s National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week (NHHAW), as we channeled that event’s momentum into on-going organizing meetings. 2014’s Sleep Out for Housing Justice united renters, homeowners, and people with the... Read More →
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