Public Housing

Don't refer to public housing as 'projects'

Don't refer to public housing as 'projects'

Thank you for your coverage of last weekend’s efforts by a group of college students to volunteer their time in helping the Housing Authority of Baltimore City inform and educate residents about asthma prevention (“Students canvass Baltimore housing projects to deliver asthma, smoking cessation information,” Dec. 29). Helping HABC families live healthier lives is a very high priority for us.

However, it is preferred that the word “projects,” which was used in the story, be replaced when referring to the housing developments such as the ones...

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