Link Roundup

A Baltimore mortgage appraiser was sentenced to 15 months in prison for his role in a mortgage fraud scheme that defrauded lenders of approximately $2.5 million.

Transit-oriented development (TOD) is a popular concept with planners and urbanists, but who does it benefit?  Shelterforce offers some ways to improve TOD and make it more inclusive.

If you live on the city’s west side, you may want to pay close attention to the cuts to our fire department, proposed by Chief Clack.

Michael Campbell, president of the Fire Officer’s Union, Local 964 asks residents to get involved and demand a fully-funded fire department.

While residents are possibly losing public safety, developers are getting tax breaks — welcome to Baltimore!

News from Chicago — a South Chicago man was charged with arson, after two vacant homes were set on fire.

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