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Housing and Urban Planning

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Top Housing and Urban Planning Articles

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  • 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...
  • Plans for the Luxe get replaced with Lakeside Crossing Winter Park

    Plans for the Luxe get replaced with Lakeside Crossing Winter Park
    New apartments are out, and restaurants and retail are in. And now it’s up to the city government to decide if that’s what they want. Last week, Chuck Whittall, the president of Unicorp National Developments, officially withdrew his...
  • First-time buyers taking to the city

    First-time buyers taking to the city
    From the wall-length window in Tyler and Erin Matteau's rented fourth-floor apartment on North Calvert Street, there's a view to the south and, maybe, the young couple's immediate future. "Right there," said Tyler, pointing to a building within...
  • Reader feedback November 22: Examining politicians' gifts, Lincoln Park complex in Hampton almost vacant

    Examining politicians' gifts Virginia sets no limits on who can give how much to politicians but requires elected officials to disclose all gifts of more than $50. This year, in the wake of the scandal over gifts and loans to former Gov. Bob McDonnell...
  • 8 Adults, 3 Children, 1 House — And A Big Zoning Dispute In Hartford

     8 Adults, 3 Children, 1 House — And A Big Zoning Dispute In Hartford
    HARTFORD — A neighborhood kerfuffle on one of the city's wealthiest residential streets has triggered a cease-and-desist order, fervent appeals and debate over what constitutes a family. The controversy centers on 68 Scarborough St., a nine-...
  • New York officer shot dead unarmed man in Brooklyn, report says

    New York officer shot dead unarmed man in Brooklyn, report says
    A New York City police officer on routine patrol shot and killed an unarmed man in the dimly lit stairwell of a public housing project in Brooklyn, the New York Times reported on Friday. The uniformed officer and his partner encountered the 28-year-old...
  • Mount Dora to hold ribbon-cutting for Tremain Street Greenway

    Mount Dora to hold ribbon-cutting for Tremain Street Greenway
    MOUNT DORA — Put on your walking shoes, climb on a bike or grab the stroller. City officials will mark the completion of a new bike path and walking trail on Saturday. A ribbon-cutting and grand-opening celebration for the Tremain Street...
  • New head of Chicago housing agency faces challenging role

    New head of Chicago housing agency faces challenging role
    Kristin Faust has many concerns when it comes to housing, homeownership and neighborhoods, but prime among them is the disappearance of the middle class. Less than two months into her new job as president of Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago,...
  • Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses

    Hires and promotions at Lehigh Valley businesses
    ANDREW FINKELSTEIN has recently been appointed vice president of compliance and Medicare compliance officer at Health Partners Plans in Philadelphia. Finkelstein, a Lehigh County resident, will be responsible for the development, management and...
  • Ronald Leonard, Palm Beach County educator and leader, 63

    Ronald Leonard, Palm Beach County educator and leader, 63
    In Ronald Leonard's first year of teaching, he dressed so sharply that his students would draw pictures of him in his dress shirts and ties. He always wanted to look good, said his wife, Anne Leonard, because he wanted to be a good example. He was a...
  • John Kass: 'Fighting Jane' battled the machine and won

    Did she ever get steamed up at a negative portrayal in the media -- and there were many -- then have a few drinks and call the reporters to give them angry editorial criticism? Sure she did. Often. And the time she became furious with her husband, Jay...