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Advocates, Md. reach affordable rental agreement (access required)

Maryland’s Department of Housing and Community Development has reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of House and Urban Development to build 1,500 affordable housing units in wealthier communities in the Baltimore metro area. The agreement settles a complaint lodged ...

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White House proposals could benefit Baltimore area development (access required)

Hurdles preventing the development of affordable housing highlighted in a recent report by the White House are prevalent in the Baltimore metro area, according to some development advocates. Sean Davis, president of the Baltimore chapter of the Maryland Building Industry ...

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Despite setback, councilman to continue pushing affordable housing overhaul (access required)

Councilman Bill Henry said he will continue to try and overhaul the city’s inclusionary housing law even after his attempt this week was soundly defeated. On Monday, legislation closing a loophole in the current law that allows developers to get ...

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Proposed changes to Baltimore’s affordable housing rules draw fire (access required)

Opponents of a proposed overhaul of Baltimore’s inclusionary housing law worry the most recent bill could scare off residential development and damage the city’s economy. The opponents, during a public hearing for the legislation Wednesday night at City Hall, particularly ...

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Baltimore affordable housing charter amendment makes ballot   (access required)

Baltimore voters will decide in November whether the city should create a trust fund encouraging the development of affordable housing. Housing for All Baltimore, a coalition of several nonprofits and activist groups, collected 18,577 signatures in support of putting the ...

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