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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 of them passed the legislature and two of them have already become […]

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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

Tour of Howard County’s MIHUs

On Friday June 12th, CPHA participated in a tour of some of Howard County’s new affordable housing developments. Howard County has an increasing population and is the site

Possible Reform in the Housing Choice Voucher Program

According to a recent article in the Baltimore Sun, the Department of Housing and Urban Development is taking comments on a proposed policy shift regarding fair-market rent limits

Infill Development in Distressed Communities Continued

CPHA recently covered a report from the EPA titled Attracting Infill Development in Distressed Communities: 30 Strategies.  We focused on those suggestions pertaining to our new zoning code.