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AIRS board members, supposed to act as a check on the nonprofit's leadership, have not responded to multiple requests for comment.
September 26, 2022
A new proposal before the Baltimore City Council could dramatically rewrite the city’s building regulations, banning single-family zoning policies that advocates argue have driven housing scarcity and more than a century of segregation.
The suit argued Westminster charged tenants illegal fees and failed to maintain the properties and aggressively and “illegally” used Maryland’s eviction laws.
September 23, 2022
A surge in demand for rental assistance funds by people imminently facing eviction and diminishing landlord participation is straining the city's rental assistance office.
The cause of the fires remains under investigation, although neighbors say the burning of pride flags at the homes suggests a hate crime.
September 19, 2022
Banner housing reporter Sophie Kasakove shares her favorite bits of Baltimore architecture and what she's been able to learn about them.
September 15, 2022
Federal laws don’t require landlords to pay for accommodations for tenants with disabilities.
September 13, 2022
Out of more than 6,000 parcels eligible for adoption, 207 vacant lots currently are licensed for it.
September 6, 2022
The economic and social costs of the city’s vacant housing crisis “far exceed the investment needed to bring them back to productive use,” the report argues.
September 2, 2022
A speaker mounted on an East Pratt Street light pole repeatedly played the song 'Baby Shark' at pedestrians last week, possibly to shoo away an unsheltered man from sleeping on the street.
Thanks to the state's cheap and easy filing process, eviction filing rates in Maryland far outpace those of neighboring states, creating additional costs for tenants.
August 31, 2022
The proposed Madison Park North development has the potential to be a standout gateway to West Baltimore, backers say. A groundbreaking will be held Aug. 25, 2020.
August 25, 2022
City officials wanted the tents gone to make room for another event.
August 19, 2022
Since the start of the pandemic in 2020, median rents for new leases in Baltimore City have increased by 18.8 percent.
Advocates for homeless people erected a tent encampment early Wednesday to draw attention to the city’s crisis and the encampments they say are popping up across Baltimore.
August 17, 2022