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The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training's Baltimore complex is full of neatly made beds and shining-clean floors, a military-like environment for homeless former service members working to get their lives back on track. Its executive...
The owner and manager of several properties in the Greater Hartford area have agreed to pay $150,000 to a fair housing advocate group as part of settlement. The group, Connecticut Fair Housing Center, sued Paul Rosow, the owner of the properties, and...
In a recent letter to the editor, Johns Hopkins professor Stefanie DeLuca recently suggested that many landlords refuse to rent to people with Section 8 housing vouchers because they are unfairly prejudiced against those prospective tenants ("Mossburg...
As we recently celebrated the 45th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act, it is significant to note that the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan regions are among the most segregated in America. Last month, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama had the opportunity this week to make an irresponsible Congress face the consequences of its own dumb actions. For reasons I cannot fathom, he took a pass. Rather than use the veto pen that must be gathering dust in some...
President Obama had the opportunity this week to make an irresponsible Congress face the consequences of its own dumb actions. For reasons I cannot fathom, he took a pass. Rather than use the veto pen that must be gathering dust in some Oval Office...
There's the story of a woman with five kids who was asked: If she had to do it all over again, would she have five children? "Yes," she said, "just not these five." That's the way I feel about the immigration "reform" bill introduced by the Senate's...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND – The Denver-based real estate group that purchased Central High Apartments downtown plans to make improvements but is also raising rental rates. Forum Real Estate Group took over the 106-unit property, the former South Bend Central High...
As Susana Cruciana strolls down Second Street, she recounts details of a past Laguna. "There was a roller skating rink on the corner," said Cruciana, 63. Then she turns slightly and points to another site where sits a pale green, two-story Laguna...
Glendale housing officials plan to tap reserves in order to save an estimated 112 households from losing affordable housing vouchers as a result of the across-the-board federal spending cuts known as sequestration. City officials expect to lose at least...
The president is voluntarily giving 5 percent of his yearly salary back to the U.S. Treasury in order to show solidarity with government workers forced to take unpaid leaves due to what he calls the catastrophic effects of the sequestration ("President'...
VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) — Agencies across Indiana are dropping flood insurance, scaling back on free meals for the elderly and reducing the number of Section 8 housing vouchers they provide as funding shrinks because of automatic federal budget cuts....
May 17, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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May 6, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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Apr 30, 2013 |Story| South Bend Tribune
Apr 25, 2013 |Story| Coastline Pilot
Apr 10, 2013 |Story| Glendale News Press
Apr 7, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Mar 31, 2013 |Story| AP Broadcast
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