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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Grayslake, Mundelein try to resolve differences over truck facility

    Grayslake, Mundelein try to resolve differences over truck facility
    The villages of Mundelein and Grayslake are working to resolve their differences over a proposal to put a 50,000-square-foot trucking facility on 35 acres recently annexed to Grayslake and bordering Mundelein. Mundelein trustees in August authorized...
  • East Hartford Gets Grant To Assess Blighted Housing Complex

    EAST HARTFORD — A $175,000 brownfields grant from the state Department of Economic and Community Development was awarded to the town this week to help demolish a vacant public housing development on Burnside Avenue. The money will be used to assess...
  • Horse feud splitting Barrington Hills

    Horse feud splitting Barrington Hills
    There's something missing from the stables at Oakwood Farm in Barrington Hills: horses. On a recent morning, most stalls were empty. The horses that had boarded here were gone, banished following a court order. The feud between neighbors that led to the...
  • 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 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gelin: Tamarac residents want to see change

    Tamarac needs new leadership, one that reflects the voice of its people and not that of lobbyists, according to Mike Gelin, who is running for mayor against incumbent Harry Dressler. "People want to see change; they want someone young to lead the city,"...