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Misconceptions abound about affordable housing

This weekend, Consider the Person advisory council member Odette Ramos had a letter to the editor run in the Baltimore Sun. This letter was written in response to a Baltimore County Council vote last week, denying a development that would have provided more affordable housing in the county. Here’s an excerpt from Odette’s letter: The […]

Affordable Housing for America’s Heroes

In 2008, The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program teamed up with The Department of Housing and Urban Development – VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) to end homelessness for America’s veterans—and their efforts to date are having a big impact. The team has worked together to help pull the veteran homeless rate down 17.2 percent since 2009. […]

Fair Housing Issues Front and Center of Consider the Person Campaign Launch

New campaign to dispel myths of Housing Choice Voucher Program Launches in Baltimore Metro Area  Baltimore, Md. (November 7, 2013)—Community Development Network of Maryland, formerly the Maryland ABCD Network, is pleased to announce the launch of the Consider the Person campaign. The campaign focuses on dispelling the many myths surrounding the Housing Choice Voucher Program (formerly […]