Higher fines proposed for housing code violations


ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) - Montgomery County's executive supports changes to the housing code, proposing increasing fines for repeat violations by 50 percent.
Ike Leggett told The Washington Examiner that he's been told that code enforcement is uneven, ineffective and hurting quality of life for many in the county.
"We get tons of complaints," Leggett said. "You take a house that works for a five-person family and put 10 adults and lots