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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • CPD and CFD to Chicago: Have a legal July Fourth

    CPD and CFD to Chicago: Have a legal July Fourth
    Planning on setting off a few fireworks tomorrow? The city's fire and police officials want you to know that it's still not legal. The departments sent out a press release Thursday afternoon detailing the law: Fireworks are not permitted in the city...
  • Hampton residents concerned with Lincoln Park move | With Video

    Hampton residents concerned with Lincoln Park move | <span style=color:#ff0000><b>With Video</b></span>
    HAMPTON — Tuesday afternoon, a group of men jostled a couch into the back of a pickup truck parked in front of Lincoln Park Apartments. Inside the Suzanne E. Jones Community Center, people peppered Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority...
  • Putnam summer meal program now open

    PUTNAM- The summer meal program is currently open and runs through August 15. Breakfast and lunch will be served every week day, with the exception of July 4, at the following locations: Putnam Elementary School, 33 Wicker St.; Putnam High School, 152...
  • 7 Chicagoans could be guests in 'Real World' home: producers

    7 Chicagoans could be guests in 'Real World' home: producers
    Chicagoans may have a chance to get on the "Real World" this summer, should the production win approval from the city, according to the show's producers. Real World's executive producer Jeff Keirns attended a meeting of the City of Chicago Zoning...
  • Newport News public housing renovation gets key financing

    NEWPORT NEWS — The state has said yes to the financial key that could let the Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority put renovation of three public housing communities on a fast track. The move means work on renovating the first of the...
  • Unit owners in the dark about early board meetings

    Q: My condominium board holds meetings that are open to the unit owners, but are held in the early afternoon when many unit owners are at work.   We have asked the board to hold its meetings in the evenings, but our requests have been ignored, as have our...
  • Saving Capewell: Hopes Run High That New Plan Can Finally Turn An Eyesore Into An Asset

    Saving Capewell: Hopes Run High That New Plan Can Finally Turn An Eyesore Into An Asset
    HARTFORD, Conn. — Neighbors just south of downtown Hartford cheered when apartments and homes replaced a rundown public housing complex and when townhouses rose on a barren, vacant lot. But those improvements in the Sheldon-Charter Oak...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Cheryl Cook Receives Republican Nomination For State Representative

    Cheryl Cook announced today that she is the Republican nominee for the office of State Representative for the 16th District. She currently serves as a Selectman for the Town of Simsbury, a Commissioner of the Simsbury Housing Authority and as a member...
  • "The Real World" filming could begin in August in the West Loop

    It's happening. MTV's 30th installment of "The Real World" will be shooting west of the Loop this summer. Raise a glass or gird your outrage, whichever the case may be. Chicago Film Office head Rich Moskal confirmed Sunday that the "The Real World" will...
  • Feds investigate Lauderhill's efforts to close Cannon Point's group homes

    Feds investigate Lauderhill's efforts to close Cannon Point's group homes
    The city put out a welcome mat that attracted the mentally ill in the 1990s, then pulled it out from under them a decade later. Now federal officials are investigating if the city went too far in its zeal to clean up the problem-plagued Cannon Point...
  • Metro approves new train station to connect rail to LAX

    Metro approves new train station to connect rail to LAX
    Los Angeles County transportation officials Thursday approved a new train station intended to provide a rail connection to Los Angeles International Airport, capping decades of discussion and complaints over one of Southern California's most infamous...