CAMBRIDGE, Md. - The City of Cambridge is giving residents dollars to do demolition on certain residential properties.
A grant allows the city to completely reimburse owners for tearing down certain buildings, considered to be beyond repair.
The project must be within the City'sdesignated Sustainable Community limits, which covers a large portion of thecity. The reimbursement percentage isdependent upon the property's status. Homesthat have been placed on the City's demolition or condemned list would beeligible for greatest reimbursement. However, other properties could receive areimbursement of one third of demolition costs.
This initiative stems from Cambridge's facade improvement program, designed to improve the physical appearance of some of the city's older buildings.
There will be a public information session onWednesday, April 2nd at 5:30pm in the Meeting Room, first floor of theDorchester County Public Library on Gay Street Cambridge.
Applications are available for a short timethrough Cambridge Economic Development, which is located at City Hall 410Academy Street.
For more information orto receive the application electronically please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 410 221-6074.