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Affordable housing is a must for Baltimore's most vulnerable citizens

Affordable housing is a must for Baltimore's most vulnerable citizens

United Way of Central Maryland has a keen interest in the future of affordable housing in Baltimore City. (“Residents, advocates worry Perkins Homes' redevelopment will reduce affordable units,” Aug. 31).

United Way fights for the basic needs of citizens throughout our region — and those needs include the right to safe, affordable housing. The United Way ALICE® (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed) Report, released earlier this year, clearly states the need: an appalling 55 percent of Baltimore City residents spend more than a third of their income on rent, placing...