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  • Finding support for low-income housing [Letter]

    In reading recent articles about the vote by Baltimore County Council to reject state funding for a planned affordable housing development in Rosedale, I felt troubled that certain unfounded attitudes toward voucher holders prevailed and am hopeful that...
  • Council ought to act in local residents' interests [Letter]

    I just want to comment on the decision made by Baltimore County Council ("Baltimore County Council rejects low-income housing project," Nov. 18). This council acted in the best interest of the residents of this community for a change. Baltimore County...
  • Coalition aims to end discrimination against housing voucher recipients

    Coalition aims to end discrimination against housing voucher recipients
    Tisha Guthrie applied for a housing voucher in 2004 when she became legally blind. After waiting five years for approval, she says, she still struggled for a long time to find quality housing. She had lived in one Mount Vernon apartment for a year before...
  • Guest Column: LCF residents should stand up to Sacramento

    I’d like to thank and applaud the news media and fellow resident William Lee for alerting the left-in-the dark public about pending plans for La Cañada Flintridge to accommodate 343 low-income units over the next eight years. After a mind-numbing...
  • Letter: Section 8 housing would ruin city

    La Cañada is a precious jewel among the very ordinary and common cities that surround us. Why? For two reasons. Because of our school system and because of the uncongested “small town” atmosphere and our lovely single family neighborhoods....
  • It's America's most famous vegan strip club, thanks to Cory Booker

    Nearly 3,000 miles already separate Casa Diablo from Newark City Hall. But this week, Cory Booker strove mightily to increase that distance. After word leaked out that the ambitious young Newark mayor had held a brief Twitter flirtation with a comely...
  • Frequently asked questions about the government shutdown

    Frequently asked questions about the government shutdown
    Congress has failed to fund the federal government and has shut it down. Federal employees are instructed to report to work and will be sent home when they arrive on Tuesday. Additionally, government services will be suspended. Here's a look at how...
  • 5 years for ex-Markham deputy police chief who had sex with detainee

    5 years for ex-Markham deputy police chief who had sex with detainee
    A former top south suburban police official was sentenced Wednesday to the maximum five-year sentence in prison by an outraged federal judge who ruled he sexually assaulted a woman in police custody and called his misconduct “revolting.”...
  • Transcend program in Newport News offers community living for the mentally ill

    Transcend program in Newport News offers community living for the mentally ill
    A dozen men and women in the Transcend program in Newport News are demonstrating how community housing can work for those with a serious mental illness. "I love it. It's a wide-about mansion," said Karen Spangler, who was the first to join the program,...
  • Baltimore Housing Authority to sell 22 complexes to private developers

    Baltimore Housing Authority to sell 22 complexes to private developers
    Baltimore's Housing Authority is selling nearly 40 percent of its public housing to private developers under a national model designed to raise millions for upgrades and maintenance, Commissioner Paul T. Graziano said Wednesday. Beginning next year,...
  • Shortage of housing for poorest families grows

    Shortage of housing for poorest families grows
    It's growing increasingly difficult for the poorest families in Baltimore to find affordable rental housing, and some housing advocates worry new housing policies such as privatization could make the problem worse. An analysis by the Urban Institute...