| Dec 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Question: I moved into a small fourplex a year ago with my service dog, a border collie named Harlan. I have a seizure disorder and Harlan alerts me when I am about to have a seizure. The apartment manager gave me no problems about my dog when I moved in,...
| Dec 9, 2013
One day Derrik Smith was soaring as an orientation manager for a pizza place in Osceola. The next day, the chain unexpectedly converted to franchises and jettisoned Smith and others like so much excess ballast.
Without warning or a fiscal parachute,...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 7:21 PM
Although the jobless rate is at its lowest level in five years and the stock market has surpassed its pre-recession high, the economic gains have not reached many poor urban residents, and 2014 could be even worse, a new survey said Wednesday....
| Dec 13, 2013
| 12:09 PM
The Federal Housing Administration, fresh from a $1.7-billion bailout, now projects that it will replenish its financial reserves to required levels in 2015, two years faster than it had predicted a year ago.
The agency said its net worth remains in the...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Stories that surround homelessness are often difficult to hear, especially when they come from men and women who have served in our military. Despite our best intentions and clear national goals, meeting the needs of our most vulnerable veterans remains a...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:32 AM
WASHINGTON -- Although the federal government began a partial shutdown Tuesday, most financial regulators remained on the job because their agencies are funded outside the congressional appropriations process.
But the effects of the shutdown still...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:10 AM
As Congress failed to agree on a budget and President Obama's healthcare law, parts of the federal government have started shutting down, with stoppages felt by Southern California residents and across the nation.
One of the most jarring repercussions...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 7:24 PM
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...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:15 AM
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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 2:53 PM
To better account for hundreds of millions of grant dollars, Baltimore finance officials have a plan to overhaul city policies, train staff and keep records in a centralized database.
Harry E. Black, the city’s finance director, said the project...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:50 PM
Los Angeles groups that provide testing, education and other services to prevent HIV/AIDS are facing at least three months without a crucial stream of city support -– an estimated gap of roughly $250,000, according to a city office that allocates...