Young wants development, pushes back on critics

11-10-15 BALTIMORE, MD- To celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Vacants to Value program in Baltimore, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake and other housing officials held a press conference at the 1600 Bloack of Holbrook Street in the Oliver comminity before demolishing another block of vacant rowhomes on that street. (The Daily Record/Maximilian Franz)

Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. “Jack” Young wants to bring new development to struggling neighborhoods without causing gentrification, but he admits the city needs to attract residents with money. During a Greater Baltimore Committee Newsmaker Breakfast on Wednesday, Young explained ...

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