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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Trader Joe's parking woes won't spur changes in Winter Park

    Trader Joe's parking woes won't spur changes in Winter Park
    After months of complaints about a lack of parking at the Trader Joe's shopping center in Winter Park, the city has decided its parking codes work just fine. City commissioners on Monday accepted the city Planning and Zoning Board's recommendation not...
  • Shuttered CHA complex gets new life as artists' home

    Shuttered CHA complex gets new life as artists' home
    When the Chicago Housing Authority's Dante Harper Townhomes closed in 2007, it seemed to be another symbol of the continued decline of the once solidly working-class Grand Crossing neighborhood on the city's South Side. "They were nice buildings when...
  • I want to be a Director on my Condominium or HOA Board. Am I Eligible?

    Blog sponsored by Becker & Poliakoff As election season approaches, the issue of who is qualified to serve on a condominium or homeowners association’s board of directors can become a hotly contested issue.  This article examines how eligibility...
  • Bay Area home prices cool off just a bit

    Bay Area home prices cool off just a bit
    Maybe, just maybe, there are limits to what people will pay to live near San Francisco Bay. Red-hot home prices in the Bay Area are showing signs of pleateauing, according to new figures out Thursday. The median price of a house in the nine-county...
  • People on the move

    People on the move
    Redevelopment, economic Nguyen Tran was promoted to director of the Northwest District of the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), to oversee the district's day-to-day operations. In the past, Tran was a senior planner for the City of...