The state's Department of Housing and Community Development announced today that it plans to use $75 million in tax-exempt bonds next year to help owners of subsidized rentals renovate their units and keep them affordable to low- and moderate-income people.
I'll have a story in tomorrow's paper about the announcement, and why it's coming now.
Jamie Smith Hopkins, a Baltimore Sun reporter since 1999, writes about the regional economy. Her reporting on the housing market has won national and local awards. Hopkins is a Columbia native and has lived in Maryland all her life, save for 10 months spent covering schools in Ames, Iowa.
She trained to become a wonk by spending large chunks of time as a geek and an insufferable know-it-all.
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