12-14-11: The Realities of Homelessness

December 14, 2011 at 9:06 am 2 comments

About 4,000 people on any given night are homeless in Baltimore. We talk with Kevin Lindamood, director of Healthcare for the Homeless, Nan Marie Astone of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, and Mark Schumann, the blogger behind Being Homeless in Baltimore, about what it’s really like to live on the street.


Entry filed under: On Air, Safety Net.

12-14-11: Salt, Martinis, and Truffles 12-14-11: Now What Do We Occupy?

2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Robert Strupp  |  December 14, 2011 at 10:17 am

    About 4,000 people on any given night are homeless in Baltimore-Why not use some of those vacant city owned properties to shelter the homeless?

    • 2. Mark Schumann  |  December 15, 2011 at 12:54 pm

      The city owns thousands of homes that are vacant. The new shelter is already filled up to capacity. It costs 28$ a night to put someone in the sheter, you could afford remodel abandoned buildings and house people in a more cost affective way


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed

Podcast! Miss an episode of Maryland Morning? Podcast it here.

Keep up to date with our RSS feed.

What’s on Our Twitter

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.


%d bloggers like this: