| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:44 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 2:00 AM
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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 9:30 AM
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...
| 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 19, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler raised quite a few eyebrows recently when he suggested that inmates in the state's prisons be given tablet computers to help them further their educations, search for job opportunities online and keep in touch with...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:13 AM
"I love my residents," declared Dawn Lamb, now in her 19th year as a geriatric nursing assistant at the Roland Park Place continuing care retirement community.
For Lamb, 52, the love she gives to assisted living residents as a dedicated and caring...
| May 4, 2013
| 4:00 AM
There's the story of a woman with five kids who was asked: If she had to do it all over again, would she have five children?
"Yes," she said, "just not these five."
That's the way I feel about the immigration "reform" bill introduced by the Senate's...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 8:00 PM
An Upper Marlboro man was convicted Monday of orchestrating a scheme to steal nearly $1.4 million from the Baltimore Housing Authority, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
Daren Kareem Gadsden, aka "D," was a designated landlord in the city's Section...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:30 AM
I recently read the letter James Gatton wrote to The Sun in response to Stefanie Deluca's letter to the editor. Mr . Gatton's letter ("Section 8 housing is a nightmare for landlords," May 12) could be no further from the truth.
First, it does not take...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Recent letters to the editor have focused on the reality that people deserving of Section 8 assistance need more landlords to open up their homes and apartments to Section 8 so that the housing poor will more quickly and easily obtain the housing that...