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Baltimore County Passes “Source of Income” Legislation: Ben Frederick Appears on WYPR

On November 4, the Baltimore County Council voted in favor of “The Home Act” which forbids landlords from refusing to accept Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers as well as all other legal alternative forms of payment for rent. Ben Frederick was a guest on NPR local affiliate WYPR’s radio program called “Mid Day with Tom…

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Baltimore County “Source of Income” becomes Law

On Monday, November 4, The Baltimore County Council voted in favor of the “Home Act” which adds a person’s “source of income” to the list of items prohibited in housing discrimination. This legislation means that landlord must accept college students for whom their parents co-sign the lease. Landlords must accept persons using a Housing Choice…

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“Source of Income” Becomes Law in Baltimore City

Friday, April 12, the Mayor signed Council Bill 19-308 which prohibits discrimination in rental housing based on a tenant’s “source of income”.  This means that landlords can no longer refuse to accept Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers or to refuse to accept co-signors for tenants who lack the income to pay the rent on their…

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