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  • S. Florida sober homes spark attention of state, federal officials

    S. Florida sober homes spark attention of state, federal officials
    More than 50 people from all levels of government packed a conference room on a recent Friday and took turns addressing their mutual concern: the proliferation of "sober homes" in South Florida neighborhoods. "This is a problem that is plaguing all of...
  • FHA is urged to reform loan sale program

    A program designed to help prop up the Federal Housing Administration is short-changing borrowers and neighborhoods hard-hit by foreclosures, community groups said as they took to the streets to push for changes. Demonstrators in downtown Los Angeles...
  • Joliet wins lengthy housing complex legal battle

    Joliet wins lengthy housing complex legal battle
    A federal judge has ruled in favor of Joliet's years-long battle to condemn a troubled housing complex. In his 54-page ruling Thursday, U.S. Judge Ronald Norgle cleared the way for the city to use its eminent domain powers to take over Evergreen...
  • Bristol Looks For Public Opinion On Using Federal Aid

    BRISTOL — The city is convening a public forum on Oct. 1 to ask an unusual question: How should it spend federal grants of about $500,000 a year? In the past, money from Community Development Block Grants has gone to help a local food pantry,...
  • East Hartford Housing Authority Gets Federal Security Grant

    EAST HARTFORD — The East Hartford Housing Authority will receive a $250,000 federal grant to boost security at two of its public housing properties. The money from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will cover the cost of...
  • Meet MacArthur's new 'genius grant' winners

    Meet MacArthur's new 'genius grant' winners
    An attorney who champions the rights of Native American women on reservations. A poet who translates Arabic texts into English, bridging a cultural divide. A computer scientist whose work makes cloud computing more secure and its data more valuable...
  • MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows

    MacArthur Foundation names 2014 fellows
    From poets and playwrights to psychologists and computer scientists, the MacArthur Foundation on Tuesday night unveiled its list of 2014 fellows. Among the 21 fellows is Jennifer Eberhardt, 49, a social psychologist from Stanford University. Eberhardt...
  • State: Lauderhill group home must close

    State: Lauderhill group home must close
    The largest of Cannon Point's three remaining adult living facilities could be forced to close any day, but its battles with the city and state are far from over. The state Agency for Health Care Administration has refused to renew the license of the...
  • Cary Glickstein:Some sober homes owners scamming public

    Legitimate sober home or scam operator? It's hard to tell the difference. State and federal lawmakers, Department of Justice and HUD officials, and mental health agencies must act to curb widespread abuses associated with sober homes and the addiction...
  • Out in the cold: Funding spat could leave LINK of Hampton Roads homeless with fewer options

    Out in the cold: Funding spat could leave LINK of Hampton Roads homeless with fewer options
    NEWPORT NEWS — The Peninsula's largest emergency homeless shelter may have to close down after a funding request was rejected. The request from LINK of Hampton Roads, which put up 552 homeless people this past winter, fell short not because of a...
  • L.A. Council acts to prevent halt in funding for community programs

    L.A. Council acts to prevent halt in funding for community programs
    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to plug a financing gap that threatened community programs once paid for with federal dollars, devoting more than $1.9 million in reserves to help sustain programs that include neighborhood...