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Baltimore's housing office has disbanded its security unit, laying off seven sworn police officers, the agency said Thursday. The duties of the Lease Enforcement Unit — which investigates criminal activity in public housing to determine if a...
In a recent letter to the editor, Johns Hopkins professor Stefanie DeLuca recently suggested that many landlords refuse to rent to people with Section 8 housing vouchers because they are unfairly prejudiced against those prospective tenants ("Mossburg...
As we recently celebrated the 45th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act, it is significant to note that the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan regions are among the most segregated in America. Last month, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil...
As the legislative chair of the Maryland Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agencies, which represents the agencies that actually administer the Section 8 rental assistance program, it was disturbing to read the distortions in Marta Mossburg's...
Human nature frequently disproves theories. Conventional wisdom, for example, says that open office space plans with workers grouped like cattle encourage creativity and collaboration. But study after study shows that people are more inventive, productive...
A month after across-the-board federal spending cuts began, there are signs that one of the most troubling potential consequences for Maryland — the furloughing of federal employees — might not be as widespread as initially feared. But the...
If the federal sequester remains in place, families in Section 8 housing in Howard County might have to begin paying more by mid-2014. The Howard County Housing Commission has been informed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)...
When it was introduced in 1994, the federal housing experiment Moving to Opportunity was, to some, a means to rectify poverty. To others, it was a way for cities to dump their poorest residents on the suburbs. Many deemed it a failure, and officials...
Nine hours of testimony, spread over three weeks, wrapped up Wednesday evening in a long-running Harford County zoning appeals case for a 198-unit apartment complex planned in the Bel Air South area. "Thanks to everyone for coming out and struggling...
The team picked to redevelop the 62-acre O'Donnell Heights public housing project in Southeast Baltimore has started construction after closing on $20 million in funding for the rental homes in phase one. The Michaels Development Co. and AHC Greater...
Annapolis police are looking for Clarence Eugene Johnson III, after obtaining a warrant charging him with first-degree murder of a Brooklyn man and the shooting of a woman Wednesday night in Robinwood public housing community in the city. Joseph Louis...
The Baltimore SunThe U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has granted Maryland $2.3 million to help people living in public housing find opportunities for job training and education. The money will be used to hire local “service coordinators”...
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