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Participants navigate Howard housing at annual fair
Participants navigate Howard housing at annual fair

The eighth annual Come Home to Howard County fair on Saturday, April 12 attracted 900 people who spent half of a sunny, 70-degree day at Long Reach High School, sitting in information sessions, taking community tours and hoping to win a housing lottery. "This is an extremely popular event," observed Shirelle Bennett, deputy director of Howard County Housing, the county's affordable housing provider and developer that sponsors the fair. "People show up with their kids and make a day of it." The four-hour fair presents "an incredible opportunity" for prospective homebuyers and renters with its one-stop shopping approach to dispensing information, she...