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To register for one of the following events, please go to https://hrnt.jhu.edu/service/fasapregistration/or call 443-997-7000. Event information is available in a printer-friendly flyer for your convenience.

Note:  Attend any LNYW walking tours, and you will receive an additional $1,000 toward the down payment/closing costs of a home in the A, B or C target areas. (Buyer must settle on or before June 30, 2014.)


Walking Tours

Join us on one of our walking tours. The walking tours will take you by the neighborhood “hot spots” and provide the opportunity to tour multiple homes. The homes will include those that are available for sale along with a few renovated or remodeled homes. 

Bayview and Greektown
Thursday, April 25
5:30 – 8 pm

Remington, Charles Village, and Old Goucher
Saturday, July 27
10 am - 12 pm

Highlandtown and Patterson Park
Thursday, June 13
5:30 – 8 pm

Preston Place, Monumnet/McElderry/Fayette
Thursday, August 15
6 – 8 pm

Castilas at Madeira
Thursday, June 20
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Barclay, Greenmount West, and Station North
Thursday, September 12
5:30 – 8:30 pm

New Oliver Community
Saturday, July 13
10 am - 1 pm

Homewood Community Partnership Initiative
Saturday, October 19
11 am - 2 pm

Bayview and Greektown

Bayview and Greektown are great places to live, with strong churches, nice playing fields and authentic ethnic restaurants (one Greektown restaurant's  Souvlaki is so good that it's been written up in the New York Times). Situated beside the sprawling, green Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center campus, these neighborhoods are a lovely place to spend a spring evening! So, please join us for this special tour of homes for sale, presented by the Johns Hopkins Live Near Your Work Program and the Southeast Community Development Corporation. You’ll learn how to qualify for low-interest Healthy Neighborhoods loans as well as other great home buying incentives, including Johns Hopkins Live Near Your Work grants.

Highlandtown and Patterson Park

Highlandtown and Patterson Park were named the hottest neighborhoods in Baltimore City for 2013 (they were numbers 2 and 4, respectively, according to real estate website Zillow)!  Discover what makes these park-facing neighborhoods destinations for home buyers at this special tour presented by the Johns Hopkins Live Near Your Work (LNYW) Program and the Southeast Community Development Corporation. Learn about low-interest Healthy Neighborhoods loans and other home buying incentives, including Johns Hopkins Live Near Your Work grants.

Castilas at Madeira

Be a homeowner for approximately $1,000 a month! The Johns Hopkins Live Near Your Work (LNYW) Program, in partnership with Tu Casa Development Group (Tu Casa), invites you to tour their “Casitas at Madeira” properties, luxury row homes with private parking located on the 200 Block of North Madeira Street.  Come see how Tu Casa is transforming this cozy and quiet one way street from “Ordinary to Extraordinary”.  Enjoy some tasty fare and beverages while you meet Diana Gaines, the developer, and tour 4 finished units!  Come meet previous buyers (get a personal report of what it is like to work with “Tu Casa” and live on this “up and coming” street located adjacent to Butcher’s Hill), learn how to qualify for a $10,000 Booster Incentive from the City of Baltimore to assist with down payment and closing costs (an incentive that is stackable (in addition to) with your LNYW incentive) and discuss options with a mortgage lender, all on the same night.  For more information visit www.tucasabaltimore.com or call Diana at 410-952-0330.

New Oliver Community

The Johns Hopkins Live Near Your Work (LNYW) Program, in partnership with Come Home Baltimore, invites you to tour New Oliver. Visit our brand new model home with all the bells and whistles, meet neighborhood residents, and see how you can completely customize one of our amazing 2 or 3-story homes for less than $1,100/month. You’ll learn how to tap into our multiple sources of grant money for Hopkins employees. So, after work, pop on over to our neighborhood for some really good food, great fun (excellent give-aways every half-hour), and fantastic homes. Preview us at http://comehomebaltimore.com/ and www.facebook.com/ComeHomeBaltimore.

Remington, Charles Village, and Old Goucher

On July 27th, beat the summer heat with a morning stroll through three vibrant communities just a five minute walk from the Homewood campus. Start with a visit to the eclectic neighborhood of Remington and its tastefully renovated homes located among small businesses and unique street art. Next, we’ll venture into lower Charles Village, with its larger homes, grand architecture and fine public schools. Finally, we’ll wind through the mixed-use neighborhood of Old Goucher, home to some exciting housing developments, parks and gardens, before heading back to Remington for a deluxe picnic lunch catered by some of the area’s finest dining establishments.

Preston Place, Monument / McElderry / Fayette

PRESTON PLACE
The LNYW program, in partnership with TRF Development Partners-Oliver, LLC and B.U.I.L.D, invites you to take a walking tour of the neighborhoods that make up the Oliver Community. Preston Place is adjacent to Johns Hopkins Medical Center, one of the finest medical institutions in the world. It is centrally located within Baltimore City and has excellent access to regional transportation, jobs, shopping, schools and recreational amenities. Participants in the walking tour will tour a number of recently renovated homes.  You will walk past historic buildings and churches, future development sites, and great schools. You'll be welcomed by current residents and community leaders along the way.

MONUMENT/MCELDERRY/FAYETTE
The LNYW program, in partnership with the Monument/McElderry/Fayette Revitalization Plan Board of Governors, invites you to take a walking tour of the C.A.R.E. and McElderry Park communities. These communities, just east of Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Bloomberg School of Public Health, are seen as an emerging market in Baltimore City. C.A.R.E. and McElderry Park are family oriented communities with tremendous assets like affordable 2 and 3 story row homes; six community gardens with additional green spaces;  options for schools, daycare and afterschool programming; and active community associations. The area provides close proximity to Patterson Park, Highlandtown Farmer’s Market, libraries, Butchers Hill, Canton, and Fells Point, in addition to easy access to Routes 40, 95, 695 and 83. Participants will have the opportunity to tour a diverse pool of homes, learn more about both communities and hear about the list of housing incentives available to pair with the LNYW program. You will be guided by community leaders who are a mix of both old and new residents as you learn about the ongoing revitalization that is taking place in C.A.R.E. and McElderry Park.

Barclay, Greenmount West, and Station North

Come take a walk through Charles North, Greenmount West, Barclay and Old Goucher, and the Station North Arts & Entertainment District! Central Baltimore contains the most high-density, mixed use, transit, bike-friendly, and pedestrian-oriented real estate projects that are underway and planned throughout the metropolitan area. It is increasingly becoming a destination of choice for a home and a location for entertainment, dining, artist venues, and progressive urban experiences. The LNYW walking tour will showcase a number of recently renovated and newly constructed homes, such as artist live/work spaces, beautiful historic renovations, modern rehabs. Area art galleries, venues, and restaurants will be open and busy too.  The walking tour will take you past historic buildings and churches, current development sites (Baltimore Design School and Greenmount West Community Center to name a few) and great schools (Baltimore Public Montessori and Dallas Nicholas), and you'll be welcomed by current residents and community leaders along the way. Local restaurant fare will be provided too! Visit http://www.centralbaltimore.org/ for more information.

Homewood Community Partnership Initiative

This LNYW tour will take you and your family through the vibrant, walkable and diverse HCPI neighborhoods of Oakenshawe, Abell, Harwood, Barclay, Old Goucher, Greenmount West, Charles North and Remington. Many of these neighborhoods offer one of LNYW’s largest grant amounts of $27,000 towards homeownership. We will highlight some of our best assets: easy access to the JHMI shuttle and Penn Station, recreational opportunities like Wyman Park and the 29th Street Community Center, walkable streets lined with restaurants and entertainment in Station North Arts and Entertainment District and Waverly Main Street, and wonderful homes. Led by the Executive Director of Greater Homewood Community Corp. and co-chair of the HCPI Task Force, Karen Stokes, current residents and community leaders will welcome you along the way. Join us after the shuttle tour at one of our local restaurants, The Dizz (voted best Old Bay Wings by the City Paper), where we will host a small resource fair to provide you with information on additional homeownership incentives. The majority of the tour will be by shuttle but to experience the exciting neighborhoods there will be limited walking.