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Baltimore's affordable housing crisis
Baltimore's affordable housing crisis

Natalie Sherman's recent article on apartment rental rates in Baltimore focused on high-end tenants but largely ignored the plight of low- and moderate-income individuals and families ("As apartments boom in city, a new market reality emerges," Feb. 27). Although the article noted a recent study that found "when rental rates are compared to median income, Baltimore is one of the least affordable rental markets" in the country, the report neglected to mention some important realities: •Millions of Americans struggle to find affordable housing, live in barely habitable sub-standard housing or have no place at all to call home. •In Maryland, recent...