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Section 8 (housing)

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  • Alleged $1.4 million housing authority fraud began small, indictment says

    In early 2010, officials at Baltimore's public housing agency noticed a few thousand dollars had gone missing — transferred without authorization to the bank account of a man who rented his Northeast Baltimore home to a low-income tenant,...
  • Measure would prohibit landlords from discriminating against Section 8

    Bonnie Celmer had been on the waiting list for Section 8 housing since July when she finally got a voucher three weeks ago. She's still living in a Baltimore County homeless shelter, unable to find an apartment. "I've been looking for a place, but I can'...
  • In Anne Arundel County, worker needs $32 an hour to cover basic costs

    A family of three — one adult, one preschooler and one school-age child — in Anne Arundel County needs an annual income of $67,865 just to meet its basic needs, a new report shows. That income requires a salary of $32.13 an hour when the...
  • Poverty does not cause teen pregnancy

    In her commentary on teen pregnancy ("Teen pregnancy is poverty's offspring," April 16), Susan Reimer perpetuates the justification that poverty is the primary reason teens engage in sex and become pregnant. This begs the question: Why, when we have...
  • Bristol Readies For Budget Preparation Debate

    BRISTOL — Giving city government and the school system everything they're asking for in the next budget would force a tax increase of nearly 2.5 mills, city officials said. "We have to remember there are some people here living month to month,"...
  • Women's workplace struggles could someday be her dissertation

    Women's workplace struggles could someday be her dissertation
    Cathy Youngblood leaves home at 5 a.m., walks a mile in the dark and catches a Blue Line train at the Watts station. She transfers to the Red Line downtown, then boards a bus at Sunset and Vermont and gets to West Hollywood at 6:45, ready for her job as a...
  • Fee reduction?

    Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 officials presented initial plans to lower registration fees to about $50 per family next year, board members said at a recent committee of the whole meeting.. With a healthy reserve fund that is expected to...
  • Glendale officials: Affordable housing options slim

    The Fhardos have been waiting for subsidized housing assistance in Glendale for 13 years and, after attending an affordable housing informational meeting hosted by the city Monday night, the elderly couple said they felt more in the know, but frustrated...
  • Fewer affordable housing options in Highland Park, Glenview

    Fewer affordable housing options in Highland Park, Glenview
    Despite heralded efforts to provide more affordable housing options in Highland Park, the city's overall number of affordable housing units has declined since 2004, according to new state numbers released last month. The news isn't any rosier for...
  • Commission moves along Orland retail-rental plan despite concerns

    Commission moves along Orland retail-rental plan despite concerns
    The Orland Park Plan Commission sent a proposal for a new Mariano's grocery store and residential buildings in the Orland Crossing area to the next step toward approval Tuesday night. About 100 residents from the area packed Village Hall for the three-...
  • Gurnee alderman to challenge Link for seat in state Senate

    Gurnee alderman to challenge Link for seat in state Senate
    Long-time 30th District State Sen. Terry Link of Waukegan will be running again on his record in the 2014 general election, but that's just what motivated his challenger, Don Wilson (R) of Gurnee to enter the race. With the filing deadline of Dec. 2...
  • Letter: Section 8 housing would ruin city

    La CaƱada is a precious jewel among the very ordinary and common cities that surround us. Why? For two reasons. Because of our school system and because of the uncongested “small town” atmosphere and our lovely single family neighborhoods....