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EBDI selects former state housing head as new leader
EBDI selects former state housing head as new leader

A two-time former head of the state's housing department has been named to take over the leadership of a major redevelopment effort in East Baltimore near Johns Hopkins Hospital, an area officials have been trying to transform for more than a decade. East Baltimore Development Inc. announced Thursday that Raymond A. Skinner, who retired in August after seven years as head of the Department of Housing and Community Development, was chosen to lead the nonprofit in charge of the effort to bring new buildings, biotechnology jobs and residents to the impoverished neighborhood. Skinner, who also served as housing secretary under Gov. Parris N. Glendening, brings an extensive background in...

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