To address the affordable housing crisis in the United States and Maryland, historic preservation can be utilized to convert existing historic structures into quality affordable housing — and address some of the shortfalls that come from new construction.
Today marks the start of the 438th Session of the Maryland General Assembly and Preservation Maryland is poised to continue to be the voice of historic preservation in Annapolis from this day forward through the end of session. We have a full slate of priorities in support of historic tax credits, affordable housing, museums, and open space conservation.
On January 8, 2018, Senator Bill Ferguson of Baltimore City’s District 46 announced two new pieces of legislation that, if passed, will strengthen this key revitalization and community development tool.
On Monday, January 8, 2018 at 2PM at the historic I.C. Isaacs & Co. complex, community development and preservation advocates will join with elected officials to celebrate the planned rehabilitation of the former manufacturing facility and to call on state leaders to increase funding for the state Historic Tax Credit program.