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Could Kushner family's bigger stake in Maryland rentals expose more area residents to aggressive debt collection?

Could Kushner family's bigger stake in Maryland rentals expose more area residents to aggressive debt collection?

The real estate firm run by the family of White House adviser Jared Kushner is adding 6,000 apartments in Maryland and Virginia — likely including hundreds more in the Baltimore region — to its vast portfolio, raising questions about whether more local tenants will face aggressive debt-collection tactics the company has been alleged to use in the past.

The New York-based Kushner Cos. reportedly spent $1.1 billion to buy the apartments from Lone Star Funds, a Texas-based private equity firm that property records show is affiliated...

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