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The Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University recently issued a report on investor activity in Atlanta.  Not surprisingly, the study found that investors were buying up property in neighborhoods where poverty and vacancy rates were high, and median home values were low. A group of Montgomery County legislators have introduced a bill that […]

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Maryland’s lead paint poisoning cases in children continues to decline, but current law needs to be reworked. Old-school holdouts…every neighborhood has some, even in NYC. I sometimes prefer the ones in my neighborhood, over the new-ish neighbors.  Other times, not so much. Vacants as a blank canvas — WHY are we not doing this, Baltimore […]

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An interesting article from the Village Voice about Orthodox Jewish slumlords.  In the end, let’s heap the blame on the Satmars? Oops, sorry housing project residents.  We’re taking out your park and putting in a charter school whether you like it or not. (Via @editbarry) While I’m all for the Red Line,  I have to […]

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