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From minimalist millennials to well-off retirees, some 300 people live year-round on floating homes in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Their vessels range from small sailboats to luxury motor yachts, and their offbeat stories are captured beautifully in this episode by Out of the Blocks field producer Melissa Gerr.

We all know there’s no place like home. But what ‘home’ looks like ... depends upon our perspective. We get two perspectives today. LaQuida Chancey, founder of Smalltimore Homes, tells us how she hopes to eradicate homelessness by developing ‘micro shelter’ communities.

For information about Smalltimore Homes, visit this link.

Then, we visit Baltimore’s Inner harbor to learn why people choose to live afloat year round. We hear from Joe Fleischman, Madeleine Schroeher and the Wille family of four! Original airdate 2/21/19