City Council members expressed outrage Monday and called for hearings after a Baltimore Sun investigation revealed a backlog of more than 4,000 requests for public housing repairs that have long gone unanswered.
Councilman Nick J. Mosby, a mayoral candidate, called for the council to investigate the problem, saying conditions in Baltimore public housing are "unconscionable."
"The number of complexes and units with open work orders is astonishing," Mosby said Monday. "These conditions would be deemed unacceptable by health standards for animals. We have got to do a better job."
Housing Authority of Baltimore City documents obtained last month...