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  • Tumultuous decades for a housing-aid activist

    Tumultuous decades for a housing-aid activist
    Vincent Quayle knows the corrosive effect of foreclosures well, sitting as he does at the helm of a nonprofit group that helps homeowners in trouble. But he says the current foreclosure crisis is nothing compared to the damage wrought by the...
  • Sheppard Pratt's teachable moment in Ruxton

    The situation in Ruxton is full of complexities ("Discrimination in Ruxton," April 25). If representatives of Sheppard Pratt Health System are to be believed, Ruxton residents are a bunch of elitist snobs with no moral standing. In reality, the personal...
  • Council passes bill aimed at helping condo buyers

    The County Council Monday unanimously passed a bill that will prohibit a property owner from obtaining a county rental license if they are more than 30 days behind on their condominium association or homeowner association fees. "The key is that we want...
  • Housing forums to discuss FHA financing issue for condo associations

    Howard County Housing is hosting three community forums this month beginning Thursday with housing professionals to discuss the growing problem of condo associations loosing Federal Housing Administration financing. "Condominiums are often a first time...
  • Low-profile Obama donor has deep pockets

    Low-profile Obama donor has deep pockets
    When President Barack Obama comes to Baltimore for a large fundraiser Tuesday at an Inner Harbor hotel, he'll first stop at the home of an Owings Mills developer who has kept a remarkably low profile despite having poured hundreds of thousands of...
  • Md. mortgage distress appeared to ease slightly in 2011

    The number of Maryland homeowners behind on their mortgage payments but not yet in foreclosure inched downward in 2011, numbers released Thursday showed. It was the second consecutive year of improvement, but it wasn't enough to bring the state back to...
  • Home prices fell 6% in Baltimore area in October

    Nerve-wracking economic conditions and more stringent mortgage requirements helped push home sales in the Baltimore region to their lowest level for the month of October in at least 13 years, putting more downward pressure on prices. The average sale...
  • Mortgage help on the way

    Editor: Under the recently announced State Attorneys General Mortgage Servicing Settlement, Marylanders behind on mortgage payments once again have a tool to stay in their homes or receive restitution if they have already been foreclosed upon. On Feb. 9,...
  • Bill would help Howard homeowners groups collect fees

    More Howard County residents are renting out their homes amid the slump in the housing market, local officials say, sometimes leaving a burden of unpaid fees for condo and homeowners associations. The issue has prompted the County Council to consider a...
  • Council bill aims to reduce delinquency rates on condo dues

    Condo and homeowners associations have struggled for years to collect dues from all the property owners in their communities, but when the economy turned sour and the housing market declined, delinquency rates skyrocketed. After the Federal Housing...
  • Local builder embarks on new apartment construction

    An Owings Mills group is launching work on five new apartment complexes in the Mid-Atlantic at a cost of $186.5 million, all in areas it says have high demand but little new construction. Projects under way by Chesapeake Realty Partners, a residential...
  • Northeast Baltimore shines despite problems

    Northeast Baltimore shines despite problems
    The life I experience as a 30-year resident and homeowner in Northeast Baltimore is quite different from the picture painted recently in The Sun. I've worked in community development for 16 years and know the Northeast Baltimore neighborhoods well. I have...