| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Tisha Guthrie applied for a housing voucher in 2004 when she became legally blind. After waiting five years for approval, she says, she still struggled for a long time to find quality housing.
She had lived in one Mount Vernon apartment for a year before...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 1:36 PM
An Abingdon business park brimming with commercial tenants, including Walmart, which has proposed a controversial move out, could get some additional faces, if Harford County officials approve plans to build senior citizen housing, a garden apartment...
| Dec 12, 2013
The recent announcement of the elimination of 191 jobs at the Saks retail distribution center in Aberdeen – which once employed about 600 people and went through an earlier round of cuts last year – is a reminder to some of us that the...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:26 AM
The Carroll County Planning and Zoning Commission unanimously approved the final site plan for Eldersburg Commons Wednesday, ending a years-long decline of the Carrolltown Center on Liberty Road.
Black Oak Associates, based in Owings-Mill, has...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 3:58 PM
The return of the former Gunther Brewery gave me a jolt of Baltimore confidence. One of our long-lost landmarks, really a fine industrial campus, has rebounded after a lengthy hiatus. More than a year of intensive reconstruction and refurbishment has made...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 3:05 AM
The first housing development in the Lansdowne in many years has an unusual feature of providing its tenants with an opportunity to own their homes after 15 years.
But area residents voiced the usual concerns about increased traffic, overcrowded schools...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:06 AM
Plans for a $125 million, two-structure apartment complex in Columbia's Warfield neighborhood were revealed this week, making it the third housing development announced in the redevelopment of downtown Columbia.
The five-acre parcel, which is owned by...
| May 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Republicans accuse Thomas E. Perez, President Barack Obama's nominee for labor secretary, of twisting the legal process in three cases in St. Paul, Minn., to suit his political purposes. But it is they who are twisting the Senate's role to "advise and...
| Jul 20, 2013
Slices from thousands of brains fill nearly a dozen freezers set to 112 degrees below zero on the top floor of a research building at the Johns Hopkins Science + Technology Park.
Inside those slices might be the secrets to schizophrenia and other mental...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:46 PM
To win the two-bedroom Canton condo Jillian Rimmer wanted, she offered to pay $75 more a month than the asking rent of $1,600.
It worked: The landlord chose her bid, and she and a roommate live there now.
"I was willing to pay that for the great...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:01 AM
Using funds meant to help poor families find affordable places to live, Baltimore's public housing agency has paid nearly $6.8 million in long-standing court judgments for lead poisoning suffered by six former residents when they were young children....
| Aug 22, 2013
| 2:00 AM
The owner of the former General Motors factory site in Southeast Baltimore has applied for a city permit to build a huge warehouse that would employ up to 2,600 people, according to documents filed with the city planning department.
The 2.8 million-...