| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:20 PM
The ongoing housing and jobs crises were submerged by the saga over what to do about federal debt. Unfortunately, with triggers in place for deeper cuts, the solution to the debt saga may come at the expense of a successful public/private partnership that...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 3:27 AM
A broad swath of workers in the Baltimore region — including those landing jobs in the sector doing the most hiring these days — do not earn enough to afford a home or even to rent a two-bedroom apartment on their salaries alone.
| Jan 19, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Ten years ago, Nini Sarmiento and Rob Degenhard were scouring flea markets, antiques stores and yard sales searching for midcentury modern pieces to furnish their Rodgers Forge townhouse.
They were having such a good time — and becoming so good...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 3:22 PM
A group of state legislators has proposed new ground rent rules that would prevent owners from collecting payments if they don't register properties with the state, an attempt to deal with an appeals court ruling that left an earlier registration law in...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Baltimore Charm player Kelly Campbell travels frequently in her dual role as a defensive back and marketing manager of the city's all-female Lingerie Football League team.
Campbell was nominated this year for the league's award for most improved player,...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 12:26 PM
The Mount Vernon house spent decades as one of several 19th-century millionaires' mansions. But in the last 25 years, the Patrick Allison House has found another mission.
Once a church office, it is now a sanctuary for the homeless where a neighboring...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 7:36 AM
When Barbara Huston took a look at the dilapidated Pasadena building that had been offered as new offices to the nonprofit organization she heads, she was taken aback.
"It was very dark, and there was a lot of mold. When I walked through, the carpet ...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 3:11 PM
Howard County housing director Tom Carbo can tick off plenty of reasons to live in Howard County — good schools, safe neighborhoods, relatively easy commutes to Baltimore and Washington. But when the time came for him to purchase a home for his...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 5:09 PM
With efforts to reduce lead poisoning among children at a crossroads, Maryland lawmakers are wrestling with proposals to expand state regulation of home sales, rentals and repairs to reduce youngsters' exposure to the toxic metal.
But the biggest...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 3:24 PM
A Bowie man whose fraud scheme sent more than a dozen homes into foreclosure and caused owners to lose more than $1.2 million in home equity was sentenced Thursday to more than three years in prison, prosecutors said.
Charles Donaldson, 58, recruited...
| Jun 17, 2009
| 4:22 PM
I love the tone of this guest post from Dave, one of the readers who responded to my request for beach memories or recommendations in honor of Beach Week. I like it because I think of Rehoboth as full of......
| Feb 10, 2008
Once called Waltersville, this small residential village in western Baltimore County became so well known for the stone it quarried, its name eventually changed to Granite.
The village of Granite is well preserved, with many houses and structures...