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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Museum celebrates wild weather

    The old saying is a always appropriate in Hampton Roads: If you don't like the weather then wait 10 minutes, because it will change. But what happens when the weather turns foul? The Hampton History Museum is holding a family friendly event Aug. 9...
  • Lincoln Park Apartments in Hampton are nearly vacant

    Less than a year after the first moving vans arrived, the city's largest public housing complex is now nearly devoid of life. Lincoln Park Apartments is nearly vacant, save for six families and a few staff members keeping watch over the facility along...
  • In 5 days, 1,223 people seek Section 8 vouchers in Newport News

    NEWPORT NEWS — In five days, more than 1,200 people scheduled meetings with the city's Redevelpoment and Housing Authority to apply for Section 8 housing assistance vouchers. The agency last opened its waitlist to receive applications for vouchers...
  • Hampton NAACP to host education town hall forum Monday

    The Hampton branch of the NAACP will host a community forum Monday evening with Hampton Superintendent of Schools Linda Shifflette to discuss education-related issues. Ann Stephens Cherry, education chairman of the NAACP, said that this will be the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lauderhill to crack down on thieves with new technology

    Want to help catch a crook with an invisible liquid that marks your valuables? The Lauderhill Police Department is hosting Safety Appreciation Day where they'll hand out free Smartwater CSI kits to Windermere residents. The Housing Authority is paying...
  • 'Fighting Jane' battled the machine and won

     '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...
  • Delray officials to vote on changing downtown development rules

    Delray officials to vote on changing downtown development rules
    Delray Beach commissioners are scheduled to make two changes to the city's rule book late Tuesday. Commissioners will consider giving preliminary approval to proposed changes to the city's downtown development rules. They will also decide whether to...
  • Sound of early-morning laundry routine agitates neighbor

    Sound of early-morning laundry routine agitates neighbor
    Q. I live in a condo and the neighbor below me complains about the sounds of my washing machine when operated at 6 a.m. Can a complaining unit owner dictate what hours I can use my appliances because he finds the noises bothersome? A. A common provision...
  • North Haven Housing Authority Chairman Charged With Sex Assault

    NORTH HAVEN — The chairman of the North Haven Housing Authority was arrested Tuesday and charged with sexual assault after a year-long investigation into an incident at his Mountain Brook Road home in October 2013, police said. Ralph Cook, 49,...