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  • 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.

  • Field Report: A Roundup of Recent Affordable Housing Deals

    MILWAUKEE—The new 60-unit Clarke Square Terrace provides affordable independent and assisted-living options to low- to moderate-income seniors.

  • Baltimore's Prospects Improve

    Baltimore—Millions of square feet of apartments, townhouses, and office space are rising in East Baltimore, redeveloping one of the toughest neighborhoods in the city.

  • Industry Bids Fond Farewell to a Leader

    It’s been a busy few months for Bart Harvey. Housing and community development organizations all across the country have been throwing banquets, luncheons, and other events to honor him for his long service as chairman of Enterprise Community Partners, Inc., and its for-profit subsidiary...

  • Rehab Reaches New Heights

    Baltimore—It’s hard to take in the odd geometry of the Railway Express Lofts. The building sits at the bottom of the old Jones Falls River Valley, squeezed in between a six-lane Interstate highway and a train line.

  • MARYLAND

    CROWNSVILLE—Officials are proposing a host of changes to the competition for low-income housing tax credits (LIHTCs) in Maryland, ranging from new ways to earn points that reward green, energy-efficient projects to a series of tweaks that recognize the high cost of construction.