Category Archives: Housing Authority of Baltimore City

A disabled woman and her family will get public housing

A disabled and homeless Baltimore woman and her young family were granted a “reasonable accommodation” request with the help of her HPRP lawyer. The story: The Housing Authority of Baltimore City informed the woman that she was not eligible for … Continue reading

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After protests, mayor agrees to delay homeless camp destruction

Last night, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake agreed to delay the destruction of an encampment of homeless people under the Fallsway in downtown Baltimore that was scheduled for August 8. The mayor’s decision was in response to calls for a moratorium and … Continue reading

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Public housing resident no longer faces eviction

A public housing resident in Baltimore no longer faces eviction, thanks to her HPRP attorney, Karen Wabeke.  The Housing Authority filed a failure to pay rent complaint against her, but the client had paid her rent–by money order–and had mailed … Continue reading

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A home for the holidays

A woman and her two minor children have moved out of a homeless shelter and into their new apartment, thanks to the help of their HPRP lawyer. Housing staff attorney Karen Wabeke met the 29-year-old mother at a shelter where … Continue reading

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Strong advocacy restores a family’s home

Staff attorney Karen Wabeke successfully argued  that a client who had her Section 8 housing voucher wrongfully terminated by the Housing Authority of Baltimore City should be reinstated to the voucher program after the client was evicted for not paying … Continue reading

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HPRP helps a family get a permanent home

A woman who applied for public housing in 2004 was screened for a unit earlier this year, but found herself in limbo. She was told that she was approved for a two-bedroom apartment, but that none were available. Subsequently, she … Continue reading

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Homeless family gets housing with the help of an HPRP attorney

A Baltimore mother, 29, and her three children ages 12, nine and one, are no longer homeless thanks to their Homeless Persons Representation Project attorney. The family, which had been living in a homeless shelter for over a year, had … Continue reading

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