Renters: Please Take the Survey!

If you’re a renter, and you live in Baltimore City, please take a moment to fill take the city-wide rental survey.  While not entirely scientific, I’m trying to get a snapshot of rental conditions, rent rates, and resident concerns. Your responses are anonymous, unless you choose to leave your contact information in the comments box. […]

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Link Roundup

Home ownership rates fell to an 18-year low, according to a report issued by the US Census Bureau on Thursday. Banks are retreating from low-income neighborhoods, especially those hit hard by predatory lending. Should landlords be allowed to discriminate against Section 8 voucher holders?  (Or conversely, should landlords be able to run “Section 8 Only” […]

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Renter’s Tax Credit

Low-income renters in Maryland can apply for a tax credit until September 1, 2009.  Go here to read the requirements and to download the form.

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