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Section 8 (housing)

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  • Settlement in decades-old fair housing case

    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...
  • Man sentenced for stealing $1.4 million from Baltimore Housing Authority

    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. Keith Eugene...
  • 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...
  • A place to call home

    When he signed the Housing Act of 1949 into law, President Harry Truman believed it would establish "as a national objective the achievement as soon as feasible of a decent home and a suitable living environment for every American family." The United...
  • Florida pair sentenced in multimillion-dollar coin laundry bank fraud

    MIAMI (Reuters) - The leaders of a multimillion-dollar bank fraud and real estate scheme run out of an abandoned Florida coin laundry store have been sentenced to decades in jail by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn sentenced Darryl...
  • In 5 days, 1,223 people seek Section 8 vouchers in Newport News

    NEWPORT NEWS — In five days, more than 1,200 people scheduled meetings with the city's Redevelpoment and Housing Authority to apply for Section 8 housing assistance vouchers. The agency last opened its waitlist to receive applications for vouchers...
  • Canton Announces State Programs For Low-Income Residents

    CANTON — Town officials are reminding lower-income residents of two state programs that may help them with living expenses. According to an announcement from the town department of senior and social services, the state Department of Housing is...
  • Police, ATF target West Side drug-selling operation

    Police, ATF target West Side drug-selling operation
    An alleged longtime heroin and crack dealer, described by authorities as a patriarch of a Gangster Disciples gang faction, was arrested today along with dozens of others during a crackdown on two open-air drug spots on Chicago’s West Side. ...
  • Laguna Beach couple take detour into cerebral palsy patient's life

    Laguna Beach couple take detour into cerebral palsy patient's life
    Yvette Dobbie was on her way to pick up her dog at the vet's when she turned onto Newport Boulevard from 17th Street and noticed a man in a wheelchair sitting in the sun and holding a sign that read, "Pay It Forward — God Bless." The Laguna...
  • East Hartford Authority Close To Finalizing King Court Sale

    EAST HARTFORD — The sale of King Court, a financially troubled, moderate-income housing complex, to Goodwin College should be final by the end of the summer, officials with the East Hartford Housing Authority said. "We are in the final stages of...
  • Tough-on-crime policing hard on poor, author says

    Tough-on-crime policing hard on poor, author says
    Sociologist Alice Goffman is a 5-foot-2-inch white woman who grew up in privilege in Philadelphia's historic and affluent neighborhood of Center City. But over the course of six years — during part of her time as an undergraduate at the University...
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