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In the highly competitive world of Section 8 housing assistance, Glendale officials say there have been reports of people promising people a highly coveted voucher in exchange for money. The suspects, city officials say, have gone so far as opening phony...
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. wages are so low they force many of its employees onto the public doles, creating a drag on taxpayers and the economy, according to a new report from the staff of congressional Democrats. The report analyzes data from Wisconsin's...
This post has been updated. See note below for details.Wal-Mart wages are so low they force many of its employees onto the public doles, creating a drag on taxpayers and the economy, according to a new report from the staff of Congressional Democrats. The report analyzes data from Wisconsin’s Medicaid...
Recent letters to the editor have focused on the reality that people deserving of Section 8 assistance need more landlords to open up their homes and apartments to Section 8 so that the housing poor will more quickly and easily obtain the housing that...
I recently read the letter James Gatton wrote to The Sun in response to Stefanie Deluca's letter to the editor. Mr . Gatton's letter ("Section 8 housing is a nightmare for landlords," May 12) could be no further from the truth. First, it does not take...
The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training's Baltimore complex is full of neatly made beds and shining-clean floors, a military-like environment for homeless former service members working to get their lives back on track. Its executive...
President Obama had the opportunity this week to make an irresponsible Congress face the consequences of its own dumb actions. For reasons I cannot fathom, he took a pass. Rather than use the veto pen that must be gathering dust in some Oval Office...
As we recently celebrated the 45th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act, it is significant to note that the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan regions are among the most segregated in America. Last month, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil...
In a recent letter to the editor, Johns Hopkins professor Stefanie DeLuca recently suggested that many landlords refuse to rent to people with Section 8 housing vouchers because they are unfairly prejudiced against those prospective tenants ("Mossburg...
This hallowed ground The Harbor Square apartments are history. The 368-unit complex, much of which was dedicated to Section 8 subsidized housing, was razed last year by the city of Hampton to make room for a new courthouse, as well as some street...
WASHINGTON -- President Obama had the opportunity this week to make an irresponsible Congress face the consequences of its own dumb actions. For reasons I cannot fathom, he took a pass. Rather than use the veto pen that must be gathering dust in some...
There's the story of a woman with five kids who was asked: If she had to do it all over again, would she have five children? "Yes," she said, "just not these five." That's the way I feel about the immigration "reform" bill introduced by the Senate's...
Jun 14, 2013 |Story| Glendale News Press
Jun 7, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jun 6, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
Jun 3, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 29, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 17, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 5, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
May 5, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 12, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
May 23, 2013 |Story| Hampton Roads Daily Press
May 6, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
May 4, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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