| Aug 10, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Thanks for Raymond Daniel Burke's poignant commentary on the drive-by shooting of 3-year-old McKenzie Elliott ("Apathetic no more," Aug. 5).
In 1992 Dantrell Davis, a 7-year-old resident of Chicago's Cabrini-Green who was walking to school on the...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:25 PM
A troubled Reservoir Hill property that came to be known as "Murder Mall" will be demolished under an agreement that's left some residents relieved but others worried about where they'll go.
Baltimore Housing officials have been trying for at least four...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:09 PM
NEW HAVEN — Nearly two years after storm Sandy sacked the Connecticut coast — a shoreline still disheveled from a pounding by Tropical Storm Irene a year earlier — federal funds for recovery are still being parceled out.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:06 PM
On the day a think-tank publicly released a report that says the Chicago Housing Authority has been socking away hundreds of millions of dollars instead of using it for housing for the poor, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has asked...
| 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...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Homeowners who were laid off and lost their homes to foreclosure could qualify for a new mortgage in as little as a year under an unprecedented federal rule change that slashes the usual waiting period between financial disaster and buying a new house....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 10:01 AM
From senior meals to code enforcement, several local public services will be affected by the $85 billion in automatic federal spending cuts that took effect last week.
Just how severe the impact of so-called sequestration will be, however, remains to...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:52 PM
If you were entertaining the notion that the so-called sequester is really a good idea, it isn't. It may end up putting hundreds of poor Connecticut families out on the street.
That is just one of many adverse effects beginning to take shape as a result...
| 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...