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  • Ellicott City & Columbia, Md.

    Although they represent different eras in Maryland's growth, Ellicott City and Columbia drive Howard County's economic and real estate development.

  • Green to the Rescue

    BALTIMORE — Dozens of vacant townhouses stood boarded up for more than a decade at Poppleton Cooperative, an affordable housing community in West Baltimore.

  • Mid-Atlantic Stormwater Regs Slowed by Builder Backlash

  • From Homeroom to Home

    BALTIMORE Young teachers coming to work in the public school system here have found a home at Miller's Court, a new mixed-use development built with them in mind.

  • Baltimore Eyes New Programs to Boost Housing

    BALTIMORE— Much of this city's housing stock is more than 50 years old compared with an average of 30 years or more for the rest of the country. In addition, 80 percent of Baltimore's rental units are owned by “mom-and-pop” landlords—those who own fewer than five units.

  • Squirrels and Cedar Siding

    We installed untreated cedar shingles on the exterior walls of a vacation home in central Maryland. Now the owners are complaining that squirrels are eating the new siding. And the squirrels really are eating it - they're not just trying to get inside the house. Is there anything we can apply to...

  • In Maryland, a Push for Better Septic Systems

  • Recovery Act Stimulates Code-Enforcement Energy

  • Developers Weather the Storm

    Affordable developers have struggled for years to fill vacant lots and repair abandoned buildings in the low-income neighborhoods of aging Northeastern cities.

  • NMTC Development Offers Housing for Teachers

    Baltimore—A former tin box manufacturing company has been converted into a mixed-use development, featuring 40 affordable homes targeted to teachers and office space for educational nonprofit organizations serving Baltimore City Schools.