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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Niles trustees give OK for gun shop to be near schools

    Niles trustees give OK for gun shop to be near schools
    A proposed gun shop/shooting range that has generated controversy because of its location near several schools will be coming to Niles. The Niles Village Board of Trustees voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a special use permit to allow firearms sales,...
  • Museum celebrates wild weather

    The old saying is a always appropriate in Hampton Roads: If you don't like the weather then wait 10 minutes, because it will change. But what happens when the weather turns foul? The Hampton History Museum is holding a family friendly event Aug. 9...
  • In 5 days, 1,223 people seek Section 8 vouchers in Newport News

    NEWPORT NEWS — In five days, more than 1,200 people scheduled meetings with the city's Redevelpoment and Housing Authority to apply for Section 8 housing assistance vouchers. The agency last opened its waitlist to receive applications for vouchers...
  • Hampton NAACP to host education town hall forum Monday

    The Hampton branch of the NAACP will host a community forum Monday evening with Hampton Superintendent of Schools Linda Shifflette to discuss education-related issues. Ann Stephens Cherry, education chairman of the NAACP, said that this will be the...
  • 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...
  • Hampton eyes Buckroe projects

    HAMPTON — College Court is slowly becoming a neighborhood dominated by a single owner — the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority. The agency is using city dollars to buy properties and demolish the blighted homes along Sargeant...
  • New Boca Raton Tri-Rail station on the horizon

    New Boca Raton Tri-Rail station on the horizon
    Train commuters looking to get off in Boca Raton could have two stops to chose from in the not-too-distant future. A long talked about second Tri-Rail station in the city is closer to reality because more money has been found to help pay for the $18...
  • White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs

    White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs
    The Obama administration's issue of the day Tuesday is climate change. Efforts include bringing in selected weathercasters from around the country, including John Morales from Miami's WTVJ-Ch. 6, to broadcast about the issue. And the administration...
  • Advocates push for more 'complete streets' in Palm Beach County

    Advocates push for more 'complete streets' in Palm Beach County
    More roads built for pedestrians and bicyclists and not just vehicles could be springing up in Palm Beach County as interest grows in the county for "complete streets." Many roads are designed for motorists to get to their destinations as quickly as...
  • 'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]

    'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]
    A few words about the "poor door." Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
  • 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...