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May 30, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>With relatively affordable housing stock and an increasingly desirable urban environment, Baltimore has attracted single female homebuyers at twice the national average.</p>
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April 21, 2007, 11am PDT
<p>A controversial inclusionary housing bill is up for approval in Baltimore, Maryland, that would eventually require all new residential projects with 30 or more units to have a certain percentage of affordable housing.</p>
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April 18, 2007, 6am PDT
<p>Experiencing a rebound of smart growth and urban development, Jersey City, New Jersey, is becoming an example for other growing cities.</p>
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April 13, 2007, 12pm PDT
<p>Plans to build affordable housing in Baltimore have incited local residents to collect hundreds of signatures in opposition to what they fear will destroy their neighborhood.</p>
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April 2, 2007, 8am PDT
<p>Immensely divergent interests collide as Howard County struggles with the thorny question of development.</p>
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March 30, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>One in four new schools approved for state funding in the past four years is being built beyond designated growth boundaries.</p>
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March 28, 2007, 1pm PDT
<p>Amid a new regulation that limits development based on the amount of water municipalities can provide, a city in northern Maryland will receive additional allocations of water to allow new development, ending a 6-month building moratorium.</p>
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March 22, 2007, 2pm PDT
<p>The mayor of Annapolis, Maryland, wants to overrule a bill that delays all building until adequate infrastructure is in place. Lifting the ban, she says, would streamline planning in the city, but many worry that it would allow too much development.</p>
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March 7, 2007, 5am PST
<p>A proposed mixed use development on one of the city's last open spaces in a sea of housing and retail has Annapolis, Maryland, locals up in arms about the possible negative impacts of the development.</p>
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February 18, 2007, 11am PST
<p>Residents have voiced their concerns over Baltimore County plans to purchase a 26-acre farm that include using part of the open space as a school bus depot.</p>
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February 15, 2007, 1pm PST
<p>In Harford County, Maryland, an ordinance has been approved that would strictly limit the development of new homes in areas with overcrowded schools.</p>
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February 1, 2007, 7am PST
<p>A bill is being pushed forward in Maryland that would ban all new "ground rents" -- a housing ownership situation in which one owner owns a house and another owns the land beneath the house. Some say the system is being used in a "predatory" way.</p>
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January 8, 2007, 2pm PST
<p>Governor-elect Martin O'Malley wants to redirect the state down the path of smart growth charted by former Governor Parris Glendening.</p>
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December 16, 2006, 9am PST
<p>In Baltimore County, Maryland, historic African-American school building will be moved away from dangerous traffic.</p>
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December 13, 2006, 7am PST
<p>One Maryland county cites that the state plan to restore Chesapeake Bay will actually create more sprawl and pollution.</p>
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December 10, 2006, 11am PST
<p>The city's planning director, along with several other department heads, challenge a proposal from the city council to require developers to set aside affordable units.</p>
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December 10, 2006, 5am PST
<p>A block of neighborhood-minded Baltimore residents has pressured the city's zoning board to reject a plan to create a community service center nearby that offers job training and AIDS counseling, despite the area's need for economic investment.</p>
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December 4, 2006, 10am PST
<p>The Baltimore City Council is set to vote on an inclusionary housing mandate designed to produce economically diverse neighborhoods and stave off gentrification.</p>
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December 4, 2006, 8am PST
<p>At several Baltimore area universities, construction managers learn to cut costs on the fly to cope with increasing construction costs.</p>
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November 10, 2006, 5am PST
<p>In Baltimore, a recent report has called for increasing housing density and decreasing building restrictions to reduce the gap between the need for and the availability of affordable housing.</p>
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