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Hang in there Councilman Sinanyan! Why should your comments made on the Internet years ago matter to the public when a conflict of interest by sitting council members went unchallenged at the voting booth in 2013? In 2009, council members Friedman,...
We at the Publicly Assisted Housing Resident Network and the Connecticut Housing Coalition thank state Sen. Toni Harp and Rep. Toni Walker for their work in restoring payment in lieu of taxes and tax abatement grant funding for public housing to the...
Baltimore's housing office has disbanded its security unit, laying off seven sworn police officers, the agency said Thursday. The duties of the Lease Enforcement Unit — which investigates criminal activity in public housing to determine if a...
In a recent letter to the editor, Johns Hopkins professor Stefanie DeLuca recently suggested that many landlords refuse to rent to people with Section 8 housing vouchers because they are unfairly prejudiced against those prospective tenants ("Mossburg...
Gina Blandin has a theory about what caused the flooding disaster that befell New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck last August, an idea that has little to do with engineering studies or physical evidence and everything to do with the poisonous...
As the legislative chair of the Maryland Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agencies, which represents the agencies that actually administer the Section 8 rental assistance program, it was disturbing to read the distortions in Marta Mossburg's...
As we recently celebrated the 45th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act, it is significant to note that the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan regions are among the most segregated in America. Last month, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil...
Despite the high-selling prices of residences located near public transit, the creation of new housing has lagged in sections of the Chicago area near CTA and Metra rail stations, compared with more robust development in transit zones in New York,...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND – The Denver-based real estate group that purchased Central High Apartments downtown plans to make improvements but is also raising rental rates. Forum Real Estate Group took over the 106-unit property, the former South Bend Central High...
In 2001, Former Mayor Frank Quintero approved changing the benefit factor that would allow safety personnel to retire after 30 years of service at age 50 with 90% of their last year of spiked income, rather than maintaining their existing generous 75%...
Human nature frequently disproves theories. Conventional wisdom, for example, says that open office space plans with workers grouped like cattle encourage creativity and collaboration. But study after study shows that people are more inventive, productive...
On April 5, Roberta Medford wrote candidate Zareh J. Sinanyan’s first act on the City Council should be “either an unequivocal and verifiable denial that the controversial online postings are his, or a sincere and contrite apology for them.&...
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