| Sep 19, 2014
| 10:33 AM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:18 AM
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,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 2:03 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 9:30 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 12:07 PM
The Broward County Housing Authority said Tuesday it’s using $1.4 million in state and federal money to make three rental communities more resistant to hurricanes.
Highland Gardens and Park Ridge Court in Deerfield Beach and College Gardens in...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The federal government announced Friday it’s lowering home loan limits in South Florida and across the country next year.
For borrowers in Palm Beach and Broward counties, the maximum loan amount backed by the Federal Housing Administration will...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Same-sex couples are discriminated against when searching for housing in online rental markets across the country, according to a new U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development study released Tuesday.
In states like Maryland where such...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:59 AM
As part of a federal grant program, the Costa Mesa City Council recently doled out $137,500 to area public service agencies.
The funding was part of a $1.06-million Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG — a program of the U.S. Department of...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Somerset County officials are calling on Gov. Martin O'Malley's administration to revise an application for $8.6 million in federal aid, saying it will render many families hurt by the remnants of Hurricane Sandy ineligible for money to rebuild.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Some residents of Somerset County — the part of Maryland that sustained the worst damage from last fall's Superstorm Sandy — are upset that the state's application for federal disaster aid would exclude from eligibility those with an income of...