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  • Burke calls for 24-7 medical pot security

    Burke calls for 24-7 medical pot security
    Medical marijuana facilities in Chicago would be required to have around-the-clock security guards under proposed city regulations endorsed Thursday by the City Council Zoning Committee. Aldermen said they wanted to require the presence of licensed...
  • Rental complaint dropped against agency whose president was on fair housing panel

    Rental complaint dropped against agency whose president was on fair housing panel
    A complaint alleging discrimination by an Oak Park housing agency, whose president served on a village committee formed to examine claims of discrimination in the housing market, has been withdrawn due to a "technical issue," officials said this week....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Developers sought for East Ocean View neighborhood in Norfolk

    Developers sought for East Ocean View neighborhood in Norfolk
    The Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority says it is seeking developers for nearly two blocks of homes on a 7.2-acre parcel in the East Ocean View neighborhood. The site has beach access one block from the Chesapeake Bay and is next to the...
  • City's innovative leadership key to addressing homelessness

    City's innovative leadership key to addressing homelessness
      Let’s set the record straight. Contrary to media reports, the city is not banning groups from feeding the homeless.  We have established an outdoor food distribution ordinance to ensure the health, safety and welfare of our community....
  • Colbert Report spotlights Fort Lauderdale feeding situation

    Colbert Report spotlights Fort Lauderdale feeding situation
      Fort Lauderdale is taking a public relations drubbing over its decision to restrict groups that feed the homeless outdoors. Stephen Colbert was the latest to comment on the situation on his Comedy Central Colbert Report on Thursday, backing the city...
  • Fort Lauderdale working to help homeless

    Let's set the record straight. Contrary to media reports, the city is not banning groups from feeding the homeless. We have established an outdoor food distribution ordinance to ensure the health, safety and welfare of our community. The ordinance does...
  • East Hartford Gets Grant To Assess Blighted Housing Complex

    EAST HARTFORD — A $175,000 brownfields grant from the state Department of Economic and Community Development was awarded to the town this week to help demolish a vacant public housing development on Burnside Avenue. The money will be used to assess...
  • 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...
  • Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot

    Strip club owner, ex-White House aide among those seeking to sell medical pot
    The list of would-be medical marijuana purveyors seeking permits to locate in Chicago includes a trucking company founder and strip club owner, a former Clinton White House aide who's now a Latino issues advocate and two brothers who own a popular bar and...