Rockville, MD – Retiring Naval Intelligence Officer Risa Simon has started operating “Leashes End” from her home. It’s a nonprofit to help senior dogs and cats as they near the end of their lives.
WASHINGTON — Disability, race, gender, mental illness, and criminal history are used by landlords against low-income renters to deny access to public housing. That’s according to Lydia Brown, a fellow with Washington’s Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health…
WASHINGTON – With student loan debt numbers at a historic level, the Federal Reserve reports that home ownership rates are dropping as a result. The nationwide home ownership rate has dropped noticeably since 2005, particularly among young Americans. In the…
State agencies and community partnerships are adjusting to surges in homelessness, while housing and food assistance are lacking across the state, particularly for the homeless who are younger than 25.
BALTIMORE, Maryland— From homelessness to substance abuse to violence to single-parent homes, many residents of Baltimore face unending challenges. This special video report introduces just some of the people who are facing those challenges and takes a look at their efforts to try and rise above them.
It was only a couple of years ago that Ossie Jones had a good paying contractor’s job with the government. But, circumstances changed and she lost her job and, eventually, her home. Now, thanks to a local program, she’s back on her feet and starting over.
Maryland legislators are considering how to entice private developers to build more homes for low-income families as affordable housing in Maryland is becoming increasingly difficult to find, and lawmakers are particularly worried about unaccompanied youth left without stable shelter.