MARYLAND – City says ‘forged or altered’ document resulted in $2 million tax break for condos
City officials are investigating how a document was allegedly changed to look as though 25 new condominiums at the Canal Street Malt House project were eligible for a credit reserved for the renovation of historic buildings. But Baltimore Solicitor George Nilson said it’s clear the city or state didn’t do it.
“It was the fault of private parties, not the government,” Nilson said. “We think the government was a victim, not a perpetrator.”
Newly constructed units in the project “never should have had a tax credit at all,” Nilson said. Read more: