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CPHA offers program on development issues

The Citizens Planning and Housing Association will hold a forum on "Community Development," the second in a series on (( "Housing for the '90s," June 26 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Robert Coleman Elementary School, 2400 Windsor Ave.

The forum will feature Robert Hill and Elva Tillman of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University. Amy Glorioso, a city planner with Baltimore's Department of Housing and Community Development, will be the closing speaker.

In addition, the forum will include a panel discussion of various housing initiatives and a question-and-answer period.

An earlier program in the series focused on code enforcement and vacant housing. A future forum on July 10 will deal with public housing. The final forum, on Sept. 11, will be a wrap-up session summarizing the discussion in the previous meetings.

For more information, or to make reservations for the forums, call the Citizens Planning and Housing Association at 539-1369.


Homebuilders present programs through June

Maryland's homebuilders are offering public information programs and services throughout June, which Gov. William Donald Schaefer has proclaimed "New Homes Month."

On June 25, the Home Builders Association of Maryland will hold its annual homebuyers seminar, "Meeting the New Home Challenge."

The program, which features a panel of industry experts, will address issues such as choosing a builder, mortgage options and home warranties. A question-and-answer session will follow the program.

The seminar will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the association headquarters, 1502 Woodlawn Drive, in Baltimore.

The seminar is free, but reservations are needed. Call the association at 265-7400 to get more information or to make reservations.

The association also offers "The New Home Buyers Guide" for free. The 30-page booklet provides tips on such issues as determining a price range and examining the final stages of home construction. To get a copy, call the association at 265-7400.

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