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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Three medical marijuana clinics clear hurdle

    Three medical marijuana clinics clear hurdle
    Three companies that want to be among the city's first medical marijuana dispensaries won zoning approval Friday, but still need state license. Three fledgling companies that want to be among the city's first medical marijuana dispensaries cleared an...
  • 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...
  • Voters say 'yes' to hiking minimum wage, pot issue. Now what?

    Voters say 'yes' to hiking minimum wage, pot issue. Now what?
    Illinois voters supported raising the minimum wage to $10 an hour and having health insurance plans include prescription birth control as part of their coverage. Chicago voters favored giving local government a role on where medical marijuana dispensaries...
  • Program helps family whose son has special needs

    Program helps family whose son has special needs
    For three years, Adrienne Carter cared for her non-ambulatory son Adrian, 16, in a home ill-equipped for his needs. Adrian has hydrocephalus, a buildup of fluid inside the skull that leads to brain swelling, and is in a wheelchair. The Carter family...
  • Expert: Bed bugs are not going away

    Expert: Bed bugs are not going away
    Virginia Tech entomology professor Dini Miller sees bedbugs every day, and not just in her laboratory. "They consume every minute of every day," Miller said Wednesday. "They're an issue that isn't going away any time soon." Bedbugs, roaches and...
  • Housing should not be left to chance

    Housing should not be left to chance
    Over a nine-day period at the end of October, as covered admirably by The Sun's Yvonne Wenger, nearly 74,000 low-income households in Baltimore enrolled through a Housing Authority website for the chance to secure one of 25,000 spots on a Section 8...
  • City to open Section 8 wait list for first time since 2003

    City to open Section 8 wait list for first time since 2003
    The city expects a flood of applications when it opens the wait list for Section 8 housing vouchers this month for the first time in more than a decade. Housing advocates say 50,000 families or more might sign up for a lottery to fill 25,000 places on...
  • Fort Lauderdale streetcar project falling off track

    Fort Lauderdale streetcar project falling off track
    Fort Lauderdale is in danger of losing its planned downtown electric streetcar system if officials can't quickly resolve conflicts that have already pushed the project a year behind schedule. South Florida Regional Transportation Authority officials say...
  • Five Things To Know About How Malloy, Foley Will Govern Connecticut

    Five Things To Know About How Malloy, Foley Will Govern Connecticut
    What would Connecticut look like under Republican challenger Tom Foley? Or with incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy winning a second term on Tuesday? The race for governor offers some clear choices for voters on issues critical to the state....
  • Dealing with growth, improving city's image major issues in Fruitland Park election

    Dealing with growth, improving city's image major issues in Fruitland Park election
    FRUITLAND PARK — From the black eyes of back-to-back scandals to the encroaching growth from The Villages, Fruitland Park has plenty of issues to tackle in the coming years. Five candidates are vying for two City Commission seats that are up for...
  • Nearly 74,000 sign up for Baltimore's Section 8 wait list

    Nearly 74,000 sign up for Baltimore's Section 8 wait list
    Sign ups for Baltimore's Section 8 housing voucher wait list have ended until 2020 with nearly 74,000 applicants vying for a spot on the register. The Housing Authority of Baltimore City will use a lottery to randomly select 25,000 applicants for the...