Dundalk Patch received this letter from Kathy Howard, general counsel for Regional Management, in response to a blog post about proposed housing legislation.
Dundalk Patch received this letter from Kathy Howard, general counsel for Regional Management, to blogger Buzz Beeler in response to a blog post he wrote about a community meeting called to discuss the high concentration of subsidized housing in eastern Baltimore County, and proposed legislation that would more fairly distribute the use of housing vouchers: Dear Mr. Beeler: I noticed your blog about the recent community meeting regarding the HOME Act, which I attended. I work for Regional Management, the property manager for the Eastfield Townhouses. We do not participate in the housing voucher program but do provide professionally-managed affordable market-rate housing. Although we believe that housing assistance for the poor and …
Adam Skolnik, executive director of the Maryland Multi-Housing Association, submitted a response to a blog about Dundalk's high concentration of subsidized renters.
Tuesday, January 29
Dundalk Patch received the following letter from Adam Skolnik, executive director of the Maryland Multi-Housing Association, in response to a blog about Dundalk's high concentration of subsidized renters: Dear Mr. Beeler, I represent owners and managers of 161,000 apartments in the State of Maryland. We are opposed the source of income laws (mandatory section 8) for a number of reasons. First and foremost do you honestly believe that the “source of income” that a person makes is the same as the Fair Housing protected classes that Maryland currently recognizes? Following are the national and state protected classes. Is how you earn your money comparable to skin color, national origin, race or religion? We are against this law because …