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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Unit owner questions validity of board's actions

    Unit owner questions validity of board's actions
    Q: I have two questions concerning condominium board meetings. Notwithstanding I am a unit owner of a condominium unit, the board has prohibited me from attending board meetings because I am not a board member. Further, the board consists of nine...
  • Unit owner is liable for water damage to his unit

    Unit owner is liable for water damage to his unit
    Q. I am on the board of a condominium association. A unit owner fell asleep while filling his bathtub, and the water poured over, damaging his unit only. The unit owner claims his homeowners insurance carrier will not cover his negligence and is demanding...
  • Civil rights groups ask court to strike down liability cap

    Civil rights groups ask court to strike down liability cap
    Civil rights groups are asking Maryland's highest court to strike down a state law capping the amount of money plaintiffs can receive after successfully suing a local government, saying larger penalties are necessary to ensure justice in police...
  • Hampton housing blitz hits Fordham

    More than 220 volunteers armed with donated tools and materials panned out over the Cary-Fordham neighborhoods for the city's sixth housing blitz. The Community Development Department partnered with Habitat for Humanity and the Hampton Redevelopment...
  • Push is on for train quiet zones in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Push is on for train quiet zones in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    The Broward and Palm Beach Metropolitan Planning Organizations have been working together to ensure the residents, businesses and visitors along the Florida East Coast railroad corridor can get some well-deserved quiet. Today, for safety reasons and per...
  • Man Stabbed In Greenwich Public Housing Complex

    Man Stabbed In Greenwich Public Housing Complex
    GREENWICH — Police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a weekend stabbing at a public housing complex. The stabbing occurred in Armstrong Court sometime before 2 a.m. Saturday, police said. Police dentified the victim only as a...
  • Chicago Housing Authority opens wait lists for public housing, vouchers

    Chicago Housing Authority opens wait lists for public housing, vouchers
    For most of his adult life, Clifford McKnight has bounced from house to house sleeping on relatives' couches, sharing bedrooms and crowding into small apartments to have a place to rest his head, he said. On Monday, he joined more than 80,000 Chicago...
  • Thousands sign up as city's Section 8 wait list opens for first time in a decade

    Thousands sign up as city's Section 8 wait list opens for first time in a decade
    Eight months pregnant and living in a West Baltimore emergency shelter, Juliet Vega and her little girls have moved three times in as many months. Now, the young mother sees opportunity in the city's first housing lottery in a decade. She's not alone....
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Forgetaboutit, it may seem like summer today with temperatures in the high 70s, but it’s not, so stop dreaming about Ocean City, where the water temperature is 60. It will be, however, sunny today with the mercury hitting 76, with an...
  • Board, not unit owners, responsible for common-element upkeep

    Board, not unit owners, responsible for common-element upkeep
    Q: Our condominium association consists of four units. The board coordinates lawn maintenance and snow removal services; however, the board has assigned unit owners to maintain the common elements inside the building and move the garbage cans to an area...
  • City's tax sale foreclosure process must be reformed

    City's tax sale foreclosure process must be reformed
    In Baltimore City, a homeowner can lose her home through tax sale foreclosure for as little as $250 in delinquent property taxes or $350 in delinquent water bills. Unlike a mortgage foreclosure, a homeowner generally receives no compensation for loss of...