BALTIMORE - The Ravens, along with Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake, unveiled three new rowhomes in Baltimore's Washington Village neighborhood.
Ravens president Dick Cass, kicker Justin Tucker and defensive tackle Brandon Williams, along with Habitat Chesapeake CEO Mike Posko were on hand for the unveiling of the homes, which were funded by the Ravens Foundation.
"I can tell you myself it's hard not to get a little bit emotional,” Tucker said. “
The neighborhood. commonly known as "Pigtown," is located on the west side of Russell Street near M&T Bank Stadium. In a combined effort, the construction of the new rowhomes happened over the last 11 months.
Event organizers said approximately one-third of Pigtown residents live below the poverty line and with nearly one in eight homes abandoned or in need of significant repair.
"If you see my house right now, and I compare this to it, this is like a castle,” said new homeowner Regina Sykes. “This is my dream come true. Who could ask for anything more? Not me."