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The balance between state and local authorities is a frequent point of contention when the General Assembly considers new statewide regulations or deregulation.

Governor’s office says that Maryland has a housing shortage of about 96,000 units, a figure that would likely grow if the state does not address the issue.

Red Maple

An earlier commentary glossed over the facts at the heart of the dispute over this Historic East Towson housing project.

Red Maple Place

This ideal affordable housing project – and others like it – are desperately needed


Policymakers across the country are considering large- and small-scale revisions to single-family detached zoning regulations that would allow diversification of housing types in these…

After years of dismal news about troubling trends, including one of the region’s weakest rates of job creation, Montgomery County is showing signs of…

Building new mass transit options invariably brings new development opportunities, but also increases the threat of current residents being priced out of their homes….

How big a problem is the lack of affordable housing in Montgomery County? It’s so significant that a recently-completed poll of county residents listed…

Maryland faces a crisis in affordable rental housing – especially for low income residents. A recent study on rental housing by the National Low Income…