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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

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  • College Degree The Fruit Of Hard Work — And Much Assistance

    Success is often characterized in a way that celebrates individual achievement, perseverance and personal triumph. Although it is true that it is my name is on my new college diploma, there is simply no way I would have made it to this day without a broad...
  • City Council Meeting Wrap-Up

    The following is from the May 21 Laguna Beach City Council meeting. All council members were present. * PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS The public is allowed to speak on any subject not on the agenda. Speakers generally are limited to three minutes, but the time...
  • Progress in Uplands community is gaining steam

    Progress in Uplands community is gaining steam
    After more than a decade of cajoling, legal wrangling and building, the residences at Uplands, the $238 million residential community in Southwest Baltimore, are coming to life. "There's a momentum that's built up that's going to be very, very difficult...
  • Key homeless veterans program spared from cuts

    Key homeless veterans program spared from cuts
    Finally, a small piece of good news on the federal budget front. A key program for homeless veterans in Hampton Roads that was a candidate for spending cuts has been spared. The program, funded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development,...
  • After sequestration, Glendale service providers brace for the worst

    After sequestration, Glendale service providers brace for the worst
    From senior meals to code enforcement, several local public services will be affected by the $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that took effect last week. Just how severe the impact of so-called sequestration will be, however, remains to...
  • Md. will receive $8.6 million more in Sandy aid

    Md. will receive $8.6 million more in Sandy aid
    Maryland communities affected by Super Storm Sandy will receive $8.6 million in federal funding under an emergency spending measure approved by Congress last month. The money, which is in addition to the roughly $1.5 million in assistance the federal...
  • Palmer Park gets green light for new playground, other upgrades

    A popular 2.8-acre park in one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in Glendale is set to get a major makeover by next year. City officials plan to install new playground and exercise equipment, update the picnic areas and improve the restrooms...
  • Glendale awaits word on federal grant for homeless services

    Glendale awaits word on federal grant for homeless services
    Glendale officials are crossing their fingers as they await word on a federal application for $2.6 million to fund homeless services programs. Competition is tough as homeless service providers nationwide are demanding $1.7 billion from the U.S....
  • Sandy aid proposal would include more for Maryland

    Sandy aid proposal would include more for Maryland
    A $60 billion emergency spending bill that would provide federal aid to states still recovering from Hurricane Sandy would guarantee additional money for Maryland and subtly change the way administration officials determine eligibility for disaster relief...
  • Study concludes FHA lending practices in Baltimore area could lead to high foreclosure rates

    Study concludes FHA lending practices in Baltimore area could lead to high foreclosure rates
    Homes with federally insured mortgages — afforded to mostly lower-income borrowers — are expected to see a spike in foreclosures because of dicey lending practices, according to a recent study. More than a dozen ZIP codes in the Baltimore...
  • Rottweiler dispute resolved in Howard

    Rottweiler dispute resolved in Howard
    Hazel Sanders and her Rottweiler service dog, Jurnee, are preparing to move into an apartment she can afford after the management company agreed to drop objections based on the Maryland Court of Appeals decision earlier this year defining pit bulls as...