Owners of Baltimore County Home Construction Company Plead Guilty to Failing to Properly Handle...

BALTIMORE, MD - July 2, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today that Walter Osborne Ely, Jr., 46, and his sister and business partner Kimberly Zahrey, 44, plead guilty before Baltimore County Circuit Court Judge Vicki Ballou-Watts to 6 counts of failure to hold new home sums in escrow. The offense is a felony punishable by 15 years imprisonment and/or a $10,000 fine.

Federal Realty’s Upstairs at Bethesda Row Named 2009 Best Rental Apartment Community

ROCKVILLE, MD - April 07, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Federal Realty Investment Trust today announced Upstairs at Bethesda Row, the residential component of Bethesda Row in Bethesda, Maryland, was named the 2009 Best Rental Apartment Community by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The award was recently presented to Federal Realty at the NAHB’s annual Pillars of the Industry Conference in San Diego, California.


Governor and Lt. Governor Applaud Support by MacArthur Foundation for Preservation of Affordable Housing for an Estimated 9,000 Families in Maryland

Housing Department Offers Online Reporting of Vacant Properties

February 17, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Montgomery County residents can now report vacant properties through an on-line reporting system. Vacant properties can pose a number of potential problems for neighborhoods. In an attempt to maintain the health, safety and quality of Montgomery County neighborhoods, the County’s Department of Housing and Community Affairs is seeking help in identifying properties that present a blighting influence on neighborhoods,

Governor O’Malley Senators Mikulski, Cardin Encourage Low-Income Households to Apply for Energy Assistance

Program expected to serve over 102,000 households BALTIMORE, MD - December 09, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Governor Martin O’Malley, joined today by Senators...

Leggett Forms First-Ever Tenants Work Group; Group Will Make Recommendations to Strengthen Renter Security...

November 13, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett today announced the formation of the County’s first Tenants Work Group (TWG) to...


Baltimore Congressional Delegation Announces More Than $1 Million for Affordable Housing

U.S. Senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen, Congressmen Elijah Cummings, Dutch Ruppersberger and John Sarbanes (All D-Md.) have announced more than $1 million in affordable housing grants for Baltimore City and the region, including: $322,500 for the Neighborhood Housing Services