'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
Fairfax County lost about $2.4 million on a Reston housing complex that went into foreclosure several years ago - news that was not formally relayed to the county's Board of Supervisors until this year.
A developer who pleaded guilty to bribing former Prince George's County Executive Jack B. Johnson before cooperating with authorities was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Thursday.
A Senate bill that would require all new homes to be built with indoor sprinkler systems is getting push-back from senators who say it could intrude on local building codes set by county governments.
D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown is fighting mad, and he appears to be fighting a very good fight.
Maryland officials announced Monday that the state's Department of Housing and Community Development will relocate to New Carrollton in 2013, making it the first state-agency headquarters in Prince George's County.
A seemingly inconsequential resolution introduced before the Prince George's County Council last March is now a prominent part of an eight-count indictment announced Monday against former County Executive Jack B. Johnson that charges him with conspiracy, extortion and bribery.
Despite the end of the federal homebuyer tax credit - home-purchase contracts had to be signed and ratified by April 30 to qualify - potential homebuyers have plenty of other opportunities for down-payment and closing-cost assistance along with low-interest mortgage loans that can make it easier to afford a home.