Paul Graziano steps down as Housing Commissioner

62-year old Paul Graziano was making $220,000 a year heading Baltimore Housing, which incorporates the government Housing Authority of Baltimore City and the city Department of Housing and Community Development. The lodging power works 11,000 open lodging units in the city. He and the office went under feedback partially in light of the fact that open lodging inhabitants whined of poor conditions, incorporating running a few days with no warmth or water in some West Baltimore edifices.

A claim, now settled, likewise affirmed that some upkeep laborers declined to make repairs at lofts unless inhabitants occupied with sex acts. Furthermore, a late review of the organization was reproachful of how it took care of stipends intended to help poor families pay their vitality bills.

He has pointed the finger at a portion of the issues on a decline in government financing throughout the years and said he made disciplinary move against the blamed support specialists. Pugh has said she wants to part the lodging organization into two offices. She and different competitors in the 2016 battle for leader had promised to flame Graziano, whose abdication is powerful Jan. 6.

“Only 10 days into my organization, I am keeping one of my focal promises to the general population of Baltimore, to reinvigorate both these offices with a reestablished feeling of earnestness in meeting the basic lodging needs in Baltimore.

Appointee Housing Commissioner Michael Braverman will serve as between time magistrate amid what Pugh said would be a national inquiry.

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