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Proposed Program Could Fill Lots With Housing

January 3rd, 2024 by WCBC Radio

An innovative proposal between Cumberland and Allegany County is in the works to develop housing on empty lots across the City.  The Infill Development Incentive Program would sell off buildable lots owned by the City at their assessed base to developers, spurring private investment in neighborhoods and bringing in new housing stock.  Cumberland Director of Administrative Services says he has seen growing interest to build in the area…