| 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...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Success is often characterized in a way that celebrates individual achievement, perseverance and personal triumph. Although it is true that it is my name is on my new college diploma, there is simply no way I would have made it to this day without a broad...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:40 AM
The following is from the May 21 Laguna Beach City Council meeting. All council members were present.
The public is allowed to speak on any subject not on the agenda. Speakers generally are limited to three minutes, but the time...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 4:09 PM
After more than a decade of cajoling, legal wrangling and building, the residences at Uplands, the $238 million residential community in Southwest Baltimore, are coming to life.
"There's a momentum that's built up that's going to be very, very difficult...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Baltimore's housing agency must pay a public housing resident $150,000 because the city failed to accommodate the woman's request to be moved, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Wednesday.
It also must pay the resident's...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:01 AM
Using funds meant to help poor families find affordable places to live, Baltimore's public housing agency has paid nearly $6.8 million in long-standing court judgments for lead poisoning suffered by six former residents when they were young children....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 4:57 PM
There may be a new glitch in Richmond’s strategy to bring mortgage relief to residents using the city's eminent domain powers.
The federal government has raised concerns that participating homeowners may not be eligible to refinance into the kinds...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 10:32 AM
The Housing Authority of Baltimore City has finally done the right thing in paying the remaining $6.8 million it owed in lead paint liability claims. Had the agency not worked so long to avoid its legal responsibility for the damages caused by past...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Justice delayed is justice denied, so the legal maxim goes. Judgments delayed, however, can be downright expensive.
Last week, the Housing Authority of Baltimore City announced that it had paid $6.8 million to satisfy outstanding court judgments that...