Laurel Advocacy and Referral Services learned last fall that individuals in its permanent supportive housing program were ineligible to receive funds through the state's Rental Allowance Program - an estimated loss of $50,000.
bs-ed-op-0208-art-spaces-20180206. Preserving long-term, safe, affordable arts space in Baltimore is a challenging issue, but the dedication and diligence of property owners, artists, officials and nonprofit organizations committed to the task is encouraging.
After months of research and debate, the Howard County Council passed a long-awaited update to its adequate public facilities ordinance on Monday night, an act meant to ensure the county’s roads and schools keep up with population growth.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson allowed his son to help organize an event in Baltimore last year even though department lawyers warned it created the appearance of a conflict of interest.
Human Services Programs of Carroll County Inc., has been awarded $158, 092 in grant funds to help support homeless people in Carroll County.The grant is part of a $1.5 million effort announced Wednesday by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development
Maryland General Assembly leaders are calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to double the financial aid he pledged for Baltimore school heating projects, money that would come from an emergency fund that the legislators control.
At the start of the year, the Westside Shelter in Catonsville had already expanded capacity to take in the homeless during freezing weather for 29 days this winter, a more than 50 percent increase over the year before.
Investing public funds primarily to chase private market activity fails the racial equity test. If the market has decided that certain neighborhoods in Baltimore are struggling, these communities need bolder visions and more public investment to lead the private market, not vice versa.
Marriott International is reviewing the cladding used on the outside of the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront hotel to make sure it complies with safety standards after the same material accelerated a London apartment building fire that killed dozens.
Using an astonomer to predict when vacant houses might blow down and a sociologist to chronicle how involving immigrants in neighborhood groups stems crime is part of new initiative at the Johns Hopkins University designed to help Baltimore confront its intractable problems
Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh is set to name two leaders for the city's housing agencies Thursday, beginning the process of fulfilling a campaign pledge to separate the public housing authority and the housing and community development department.
The $27 million renovation and reopening of the city's Allendale public apartment complex was described as "hallelujah" moment by Carol Payne, the Director of the Baltimore Region for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. But a hallelujah moment for whom? Should public housing residents and applicants really be praising a program that turns publicly held assets over to private entities with practically no accountability to the low-income seniors and people with