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Despite rule, few affordable units created in new developments
Despite rule, few affordable units created in new developments

The pace of apartment construction in Baltimore has reached new heights in recent years, with thousands of units approved for luxury high-rises with the latest in pools, gyms, dog parks and other amenities. But few of those projects include units for low- or moderate-income families, despite a 2007 city law that advocates hoped would make developers reserve a portion of new housing projects for the needy. Only 32 homes at four developments have been created under the city's inclusionary housing law since it went into effect, according to a new report by the city's Inclusionary Housing Board. More than 9,000 new units have been completed or approved since 2010, many in...

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