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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • 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...
  • Los Angeles housing official to head homeless services agency

     Los Angeles housing official to head homeless services agency
    A city housing official was selected Friday to head the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the city-county agency that manages $70 million a year in federal, state and local funding for shelters, housing and services for the very indigent. Peter...
  • CHA backing $13 an hour minimum wage, mayor's office says

    CHA backing $13 an hour minimum wage, mayor's office says
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel's efforts to position himself as a champion of higher wages continued Monday with his administration's announcement that the Chicago Housing Authority has agreed to his suggestion to require contractors and subcontractors to pay workers...
  • Don't buy a house you can't afford

    America needs more low-down-payment loans. That seems to be the opinion of our government, anyway. The government agencies that drive most of the housing market are pushing for lower down-payment standards on mortgages, easing the 20 percent requirement...
  • Push is on for train quiet zones in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Push is on for train quiet zones in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    The Broward and Palm Beach Metropolitan Planning Organizations have been working together to ensure the residents, businesses and visitors along the Florida East Coast railroad corridor can get some well-deserved quiet. Today, for safety reasons and per...