| Mar 15, 2013
| 3:02 PM
As I walk around Baltimore, it has become apparent that the city is on an upward swing. I see more people out on the streets and living in places that once seemed underused or headed for trouble. Streets and places I once considered dangerous are not...
| 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...
| May 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
In a recent letter to the editor, Johns Hopkins professor Stefanie DeLuca recently suggested that many landlords refuse to rent to people with Section 8 housing vouchers because they are unfairly prejudiced against those prospective tenants ("Mossburg...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
As we recently celebrated the 45th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act, it is significant to note that the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan regions are among the most segregated in America. Last month, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil...
| May 17, 2013
The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training's Baltimore complex is full of neatly made beds and shining-clean floors, a military-like environment for homeless former service members working to get their lives back on track.
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:36 PM
A month after across-the-board federal spending cuts began, there are signs that one of the most troubling potential consequences for Maryland — the furloughing of federal employees — might not be as widespread as initially feared.
| May 23, 2012
| 2:49 PM
The Aberdeen City Council passed a $12.4 million operating budget for the 2013 fiscal year beginning July 1 at Monday's council meeting.
The new budget keeps the same city tax rates and fees and reduces spending by 28 percent below the 2012 budget.
| May 24, 2012
| 9:52 AM
A Columbia woman who participates in the government-funded Housing Choice Voucher Program has filed a discrimination complaint against a major real estate company after she was denied the opportunity to rent a Columbia townhouse last year.
| Aug 25, 2012
| 7:23 PM
Hundreds of families living in some of Baltimore's most impoverished neighborhoods will get to move to better conditions under a proposed settlement that could finally resolve a fair housing case dating back to 1995.
Attorneys representing current and...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 11:21 AM
About 30 residents made their opposition to the proposed Walmart at Plumtree Road and Route 924 clear to members of the Harford County Council Tuesday at their meeting.
The Walmart issue was not on the agenda for Tuesday's council meeting, although the...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 6:23 PM
A 50-year-old Washington man was sentenced to more than three years in prison Wednesday for his role in a 2010 bank fraud scheme that led to almost $1.4 million being siphoned from a Baltimore Housing Authority account, prosecutors said.