A change in Baltimore County law nearly two years ago to settle a federal housing discrimination lawsuit was supposed to make it easier for people using federal vouchers to find a decent place to live. Many had been shut out for years because of landlord bias. Unfortunately, even federal scrutiny hasn’t changed old ways of thinking. Despite an agreement with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and a commitment by County Executive John “Johnny” Olszewski Jr. and the County Council to see it through, there has been widespread pushback.
Baltimore County housing discrimination continues, despite mitigation efforts
May 5, 2021