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Michael Braverman, Acting Commissioner/Acting Executive Director Mayor Catherine E. Pugh
V2V Recognition and Awards

January 2014:

Vacants to Value developer partner, Tu Casa (Diana Gaines), named the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Outstanding Small Business of the Year for her work through Vacants to Value in the Patterson North Community Development Cluster

September 2013:

Financial Times/Citi Ingenuity Award, North America Semi-Finalist. For an original idea that has made life better for people living and working in cities.

November 2012:

Clinton Global Initiative - Commitment to Action. To demolish or rehabilitate 3000 vacant houses over 3 years.

October, 2012:

ABCD Network Award of Excellence in Innovation. For innovation and implementation of cutting edge practices.

August 2011:

Mayor Rawlings-Blake invited to the White House to speak about Vacants to Value

January 2011:

U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 2011 City Livability Award, Honorable Mention. For a program that enhances the quality of life in urban areas.