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LNYW Events & Resources

The LNYW program manager organizes homebuying workshops and neighborhood walking tours. Registration is required.

LNYW on Wheels

Hop on the bus with Live Near Your Work (LNYW) and tour many of the eligible LNYW neighborhoods in Baltimore City. Katie Walsh, LNYW program manager, will discuss how you might qualify for a LNYW grant. Representatives from various neighborhood associations will be on hand to describe aspects of their respective communities—housing styles, restaurants, hot spots, etc. Seating is limited and registration is required. You may register one guest.

Saturday, May 19, 9:00 a.m. to Noon

Bus departs from Johns Hopkins at Eastern, 1101 East 33rd Street, Baltimore.

Register online or call 443-997-7000.

Walking Tours

Explore the Live Near Your Work neighborhoods during our exciting walking tours. Participating in walking tours is not mandatory for using LNYW, but it is highly encouraged.

Spring Tours

Join Katie Walsh, LNYW program manager, on one or more of the following walking tours, all of which are scheduled for 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. You may find a neighborhood that's just right for you. Registration is required.

Barclay—Wednesday, June 6. Barclay is in the midst of a resurgence with its growing housing stock, small-business openings, and close proximity to Penn Station. Participants will see homes for sale, major new developments in the area and shared community spaces.

Patterson Park—Thursday, June 14. Come explore one of the most popular neighborhoods in the Live Near Your Work boundaries! This park-front neighborhood is home to many LNYW recipients and you’ll soon learn why. See homes, visit amenities, and meet community partners who can help during your homebuying journey.


Learn the ins and outs of the Live Near Your Work program from the program manager during lunchtime informational sessions. These lunchtime workshops are the perfect introduction to the program!


Registration for workshops and walking tours is required. The locations are posted in the registration system.

Additional Incentive Programs

  • Did you know there are over 30 homebuying incentive programs when you purchase in Baltimore City? Live Near Your Work is just one of many opportunities that are available when you buy. Please contact the experts at Live Baltimore to learn about ALL incentive programs. Live Baltimore is a local non-profit organization that has a dedicated staff member who can help you explore all incentives, as well as neighborhoods.
  • The Maryland Mortgage Program (MMP) Employer Matching Programs / House Keys for Employees & Smart Keys for Employees is the most common incentive program that is paired with the Live Near Your Work grant. Please note that you may only explore this incentive if you are planning to use the LNYW program. You may not apply for House Keys & Smart Keys without the use of LNYW. Please visit the MMP website for more details.

Updated 5/15/2018

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