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Baltimore Housing Authority rule change after Brooklyn shootings slammed as ‘victim-blaming’ by critics

July 31, 2023

In the wake of a mass shooting at a block party at a South Baltimore public housing complex, the city’s housing authority is imposing a new rule on its more than 40,000 residents that would make it easier to evict them for hosting events without permission. The agency’s five-person board voted unanimously July 18 to impose a new rule on residents’ use of utilities for parties, a response to the use of electricity during what agency officials have called the “unsanctioned” annual Brooklyn Day celebration at Brooklyn Homes

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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