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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Residents of L.A. housing projects may get $3.3-million settlement

    A federal judge Thursday gave initial approval to a $3.3-million settlement of a suit brought by public housing residents alleging the city's Housing Authority illegally charged them for trash collection. The suit, filed by the Western Center on Law &...
  • CHA must do more to protect voucher holders

    This letter is in response to “Struggles continue for many CHA voucher holders” (News, Sept. 25). The Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law appreciates the Chicago Tribune’s story regarding where tenants with...
  • Create more opportunities for low-income families

    In theory, low-income families with housing choice vouchers can rent homes in any community with better opportunities. But in practice, most of the 60,000 Illinois families with vouchers are not “moving up” to a place with access to critical...
  • Hampton expands rental inspection program to Fox Hill Townhomes

    HAMPTON — The city's rental inspection program allowing codes officers into tenants homes will be expanded to include an aging townhome community along Old Buckroe Road. The City Council agreed 6-1 Wednesday evening to expand the program to include...
  • Glastonbury's Village Green Apartments Renovated, Expanded

    Glastonbury's Village Green Apartments Renovated, Expanded
    GLASTONBURY — It was easy for Debra Adams to see if the renovations to 34 apartments and the community center at Village Green over the past two years have been a success. All she had to do was walk around. "You could see the smiles and camaraderie...
  • East Hartford awarded brownfields grant to demolish Daley Court

    The Town of East Hartford has been awarded a $175,000 brownfields grant by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) for the assessment and demolition of the vacant Daley Court Housing Complex at 590 Burnside Ave. Mayor...
  • Newington Representatives Endorse Anest

    We are writing as members of the Newington legislative delegation to weigh in on the successor to our retiring colleague, state Rep. Sandy Nafis. We thank Sandy for her years of service to Newington -- it was our pleasure to work with her. We endorse...
  • Downtown parking dispute pits condo association v. Boca Raton, landlord in suit

    Downtown parking dispute pits condo association v. Boca Raton, landlord in suit
      Downtown parking spots can be hard to find in Boca and now 100 spots there are going to be the focus of a federal case. Earlier this month, Palmetto Place at Mizner Park Condominium Association filed suit against the city and city landlords James...
  • Concerns raised over possibility of medical marijuana establishment in Forest Park

    Concerns raised over possibility of medical marijuana establishment in Forest Park
    Officials in Forest Park will consider two applications to establish medical cannabis dispensaries in the west suburban village this month, but the location of at least one of the proposed facilities has raised concerns from some residents. "There is...
  • Abrams: Thumbs up for county recovery

    We're back! That was County Commissioner Steven Abrams' overall assessment of how the Palm Beach County has recovered from the Recession. "The major issue continues to be restoring economic prosperity to Palm Beach County," said Abrams, whose District 4...
  • Lauderhill to crack down on thieves with new technology

    Want to help catch a crook with an invisible liquid that marks your valuables? The Lauderhill Police Department is hosting Safety Appreciation Day where they'll hand out free Smartwater CSI kits to Windermere residents. The Housing Authority is paying...