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  • Landlords, tenants unite on amnesty plan for illegal apartments

    Landlords, tenants unite on amnesty plan for illegal apartments
    An unusual alliance of landlords and tenants wants Los Angeles to ease the way for bootlegged apartments to become legal. Each year, the city housing department discovers 600 to 700 such apartments, units created without city approval. Landlords argue...
  • Seniors on the Go: Traveling by bus a viable option ... yes, really!

    Take a Bus. Really? Yes, Really A month or so back, I was in Vancouver BC for a press showing, and on my return home I wanted to visit some cousins who live on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle. My plan was to rent a car, but a one-way car from Canada...
  • Harford County still waiting on a base-driven boom in Aberdeen

    Harford County still waiting on a base-driven boom in Aberdeen
    A chain-link fence marks the edge of Aberdeen Proving Ground, an Army installation where a nationwide base reorganization was supposed to bring so many people and jobs to Harford County that officials worried they would not have the space or resources...
  • Orland Park townhome group changed rental rules over race, suit alleges

    Orland Park townhome group changed rental rules over race, suit alleges
    An Orland Park townhome association amended its bylaws to prohibit unit owners from renting their units because one man’s potential tenants were black, the Illinois attorney general’s office alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cook...
  • Apartment repossession law has offered no bite

    Apartment repossession law has offered no bite
    Almost 11 months after an ordinance took effect to protect tenants in foreclosed, repossessed rental buildings within Chicago, no enforcement tickets have been issued or fines assessed against building owners. One reason is that some of the banks taking...
  • Walkability becomes the new buzz word in housing development

    Walkability becomes the new buzz word in housing development
    When it comes to securing housing, it’s been said that a key factor is location, location, location. But these days, builders and housing advocates agree, there’s another issue that’s also become appealing to those seeking a place to...
  • Crowdfunded real estate: Tips for small investors

    Crowdfunded real estate: Tips for small investors
    Crowdfunding has found real estate. More than a handful of outfits have sprung up to collect small amounts of capital from a large number of individuals to finance their deals. One New York company is even selling stock in a single building in the nation'...
  • Demolition on deck for Stengel Field

    Demolition on deck for Stengel Field
    Sometime soon, venerable 65-year-old Stengel Field will be torn down. Brick will be replaced with aluminum and permanent will give way to temporary. The Jewel City athletic institution, built in 1949 and named in honor of legendary New York Yankees...
  • 8 car rental gotchas your credit card insurance may not cover

    8 car rental gotchas your credit card insurance may not cover
    Say you're renting a car and you plan to rely on your credit card's built-in collision coverage. Or maybe you're even prepared to buy the rental company's wildly overpriced collision damage waiver (CDW). Either way, you think you're covered. But are you...
  • BECO buys Motorola Mobility's Libertyville campus

    BECO buys Motorola Mobility's Libertyville campus
    The vacant former Motorola Mobility campus headquarters in Libertyville has been acquired by a Washington, D.C.-based commercial real estate company that plans to remake the space into an “innovation campus.” BECO Management Inc. said Monday...
  • How a SCI-Arc design spoof predicted New York's 'poor doors'

    How a SCI-Arc design spoof predicted New York's 'poor doors'
    My mom likes to say that she left South America for the Land of Opportunity, only to have South America follow her here. It's our bit of gallows humor for talking about rising economic inequity here in the United States — an inequity that appears to...