Disappearing Houses For Baltimore's Middle-Class

Officials in Howard County are struggling between builders and affordable housing advocates in the struggle to provide housing that the middle-class can afford.

"Currently, developers are required to provide free finished lots for moderate-income units in some zones in exchange for permission to build more full-priced units. But they have complained that it is impractical to try to fit identical-looking, subsidized homes amid those selling for $600,000 or more. They want permission to build a variety of units on different sites, or pay the county in cash instead."

Thanks to Brenda Meyer

Full Story: Struggling to produce affordable housing

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