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Mapping the Density of Baltimore's Vacant-Housing Crisis

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is currently occupied with issues of policing and crime. But the city’s massive housing problem is also an issue indivisible from justice.
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Amine Ouazad

There are more than 16,000 vacant houses in Baltimore. Vacants are both densely pocketed inside the city and widespread across its boundaries.

That’s the at-a-glance takeaway from a new interactive map of the Baltimore metropolitan area by Amine Ouazad, an economist at INSEAD. Vacant houses are not a Baltimore County problem, though. They’re almost exclusively Baltimore City’s problem.