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Section 8 (housing)

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  • An opportunity for Baltimore's public housing residents [Editorial]

    An opportunity for Baltimore's public housing residents  [Editorial]
    A Baltimore Housing Authority proposal to sell more than a third of its 11,000 public housing units to private developers in order to finance $300 million in capital improvements to the properties has got some advocates and tenants worried. Some are calling the plan a "giveaway" to developers eager to convert the units into market-rate rentals, and maintenance workers at the agency have expressed fear for their jobs if the buildings are sold to private owners.
  • Rosedale doesn't need another Section 8 housing development [Letter]

    While you are espousing about how terrible it is that Rosedale doesn't want low-income or Section 8 housing, you should look up Hollander Ridge ("Just saying no isn't good enough," Nov. 20). Hollander Ridge was also in Rosedale, at Pulaski Highway and...

    Misconceptions abound about affordable housing [Letter]

    Allison Knezevich's piece ("Baltimore County Council poised to block low-income housing," Nov. 18) does a great job of showcasing the many misconceptions about low-income housing and the people who need its assistance. The views expressed by...

    Baltimore County's working poor aren't all criminals [Letter]

    Regarding your editorial against Baltimore County blocking affordable housing in Rosedale, my son has some college, works as an electrical journeyman and has held the same job for 10 years, has a credit score in the high 700s and owns his own car ("Just...

    Jail behind him, Julius Henson seeks a Senate seat

    Jail behind him, Julius Henson seeks a Senate seat
    The meeting of East Baltimore's Berea community association is packed — standing room only — and leader Julius Henson is in control. There's a tavern to oppose. A computer lab to improve. Trash to clean up. Finally, Henson turns to the queue...