Baltimore Housing

"Renter Week of Action" calls attention to housing crisis

"Renter Week of Action" calls attention to housing crisis

The advent of a “Renter Week of Action” being held in 45 cities nationally this week, organized by Homes for All, a national non-profit group, had me searching out a Sun article of a few months back which proclaimed “Flood of new apartments in Baltimore raises question: Are there too many?” (June 2). Nowhere in the long article was there a mention of rental prices. Being mindful that some 55 percent of Baltimore’s renter households – if they are fortunate enough to actually find decent and affordable units – still pay 30 percent to 50 percent of their income on housing costs. I...

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