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Understanding Community Development Block Grants

President Trump’s proposed budget calls for significant cuts to non-defense discretionary spending in order to increase funding for the military. Among those agencies targeted for cuts is the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Under Trump’s proposed budget, HUD […]

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State of America’s Metropolitan Areas

The Brookings Institution's recently released Metro Monitor report aims to measure economic progress in the country's 100 largest metropolitan areas. It does this through measuring growth, prosperity, and

Baltimore Works to Provide Housing for Artists

The Baltimore Sun reports that the Baltimore Rock Opera Society returned to its rehearsal space at the previously shuttered Bell Foundry near the Station North Arts and Entertainment

CPHA’s 2016 Maryland Legislative Wrapup

2016 was a very active year for CPHA and our work with transportation advocacy. It was also a successful one. Out of the four bills we championed, three

Understanding the Baltimore County HOME Act

The Baltimore County HOME Act would outlaw discrimination against renters based on their source of income. Sources of income covered under this law can include inheritance, disability payments, alimony,

CPHA Advocates for Transportation Reform Bills In Annapolis

CPHA is working on four important state transportation bills that we think will significantly improve both how Maryland makes funding decisions about and operates transportation. The first bill is the Maryland Open Transportation

CPHA Testimony on Transparency in Transportation Funding

After over a decade of planning and more than $200 million spent, Governor Hogan announced in June that the Red Line would not be built. As our Public

Chicago’s Regional Approach to Affordable Housing

One of the key recommendations of the Opportunity Collaborative's Regional Plan for Sustainable Development is to increase the supply of affordable housing in high opportunity areas. A story

Proposed Service Changes for Circulator Will Reduce its Effectiveness

Earlier this month, the Mayor announced that Baltimore City would not be cutting the Banner Route of the Charm City Circulator that runs from downtown to Fort McHenry

The Red Line: Past as Present?

There once was a major transit project planned for the Baltimore area.  Federal and state funding were lined up and construction was ready to start.  However, strong opposition