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Multimillion-dollar settlement reached in Baltimore housing sex-for-repairs case

The lawyer representing women who said maintenance workers demanded sex from them in exchange for basic repairs at public housing units in Baltimore says a settlement of at least $6 million has been reached. Cary J. Hansel said at a ...

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Baltimore housing director meets tenants amid neglect claims

Baltimore’s longtime housing commissioner has met with public housing residents who say their maintenance needs have been systematically ignored. Commissioner Paul Graziano met with tenants on Monday to discuss what they described as squalid conditions including lack of heat, dangerous ...

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Public housing lawsuit nears an end

In a move that could wrap up more than 17 years of legal wrangling over fair housing options in Baltimore, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the city housing department have filed a proposed settlement agreement of a class action by public housing residents.

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Baltimore’s public housing agency faces inquiry

WASHINGTON — A U.S. senator says he has started an inquiry into Baltimore’s public housing agency. Sen. Charles Grassley on Thursday sent a letter requesting documents from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In the letter, the Iowa ...

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