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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • 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,...
  • 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 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...
  • 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-...
  • People on the Move

    People on the Move
    Personnal moves and recognition at South Florida businesses Nonprofits J.B. Murray, managing partner of Squire Patton Boggs' West Palm Beach office, was named chairman of the board of directors for the Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin...
  • Re-elect Dressler, elect Gomez in Tamarac

    Re-elect Dressler, elect Gomez in Tamarac
    Mayor: Harry Dressler Tamarac voters have a distinct choice when they select their mayor this election. Harry Dressler, 66, a commissioner since 2006, was appointed to the position after Mayor Beth Flansbaum-Talabisco was suspended on public...
  • Salisbury zoning board to consider LVHN parking plan

    Salisbury zoning board to consider LVHN parking plan
    Salisbury Township's Zoning Hearing Board will review parking plans for Lehigh Valley Health Network's South Cedar Crest Boulevard Campus during a 7 p.m. hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 5, at the township building, 2900 S. Pike Ave. The health care...
  • Hotly Contested Battle For Simsbury's 16th House District

    Hotly Contested Battle For Simsbury's 16th House District
    SIMSBURY — Democratic State Rep. John Hampton is seeking to hold onto his seat in the 16th House District in a hotly contested race against Republican challenger Cheryl Cook. Hampton is a former member of the board of selectmen seeking a second...