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Housing commissioner atop Pugh's list as she reviews hundreds of applications for administration jobs

Housing commissioner atop Pugh's list as she reviews hundreds of applications for administration jobs

Mayor Catherine Pugh is reviewing hundreds of applications to find a new Baltimore housing chief and fill top positions in her administration.

Pugh said Wednesday more than 90 people have applied to run the city's housing programs. Longtime Commissioner Paul T. Graziano's resigned this month.

Replacing him is among a number of steps the new mayor says she is taking to better address housing.

"If we look at it from the approach that providing people with homes is our goal, we really begin to face our reality of homelessness," Pugh said. "As a country and in urban cities, how do we effectively deal with homelessness?"

Under Graziano, the federal...

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