Baltimore Moves To Gentrify Affluent Neighborhoods By Moving In The Less Affluent. 


Baltimore-area neighborhoods are locked in a heated battle over a new push to bring residents from poor parts of the city into the more affluent suburbs.

The controversy surrounds government-subsidized Section 8 housing.

With crime in the inner city soaring and many of Baltimore’s neighborhoods plagued by gang violence, there was a push to integrate those communities into neighborhoods in the surrounding county.

The NAACP and others sued Baltimore County over alleged housing segregation – and the county has now settled, agreeing to spend $30 million over the next 10 years to build 1,000 homes in affluent neighborhoods.

Source: Low-income housing ordered to be integrated in Baltimore neighborhoods | Fox News

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