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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Niles trustees give OK for gun shop to be near schools

    Niles trustees give OK for gun shop to be near schools
    A proposed gun shop/shooting range that has generated controversy because of its location near several schools will be coming to Niles. The Niles Village Board of Trustees voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve a special use permit to allow firearms sales,...
  • Horse feud splitting Barrington Hills

    Horse feud splitting Barrington Hills
    There's something missing from the stables at Oakwood Farm in Barrington Hills: horses. On a recent morning, most stalls were empty. The horses that had boarded here were gone, banished following a court order. The feud between neighbors that led to the...
  • New Boca Raton Tri-Rail station on the horizon

    New Boca Raton Tri-Rail station on the horizon
    Train commuters looking to get off in Boca Raton could have two stops to chose from in the not-too-distant future. A long talked about second Tri-Rail station in the city is closer to reality because more money has been found to help pay for the $18...
  • 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...
  • Man Stabbed In Greenwich Public Housing Complex

    Man Stabbed In Greenwich Public Housing Complex
    GREENWICH — Police are asking for the public's help as they investigate a weekend stabbing at a public housing complex. The stabbing occurred in Armstrong Court sometime before 2 a.m. Saturday, police said. Police dentified the victim only as a...
  • Chicago Housing Authority opens wait lists for public housing, vouchers

    Chicago Housing Authority opens wait lists for public housing, vouchers
    For most of his adult life, Clifford McKnight has bounced from house to house sleeping on relatives' couches, sharing bedrooms and crowding into small apartments to have a place to rest his head, he said. On Monday, he joined more than 80,000 Chicago...
  • Thousands sign up as city's Section 8 wait list opens for first time in a decade

    Thousands sign up as city's Section 8 wait list opens for first time in a decade
    Eight months pregnant and living in a West Baltimore emergency shelter, Juliet Vega and her little girls have moved three times in as many months. Now, the young mother sees opportunity in the city's first housing lottery in a decade. She's not alone....
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Tuesday
    WEATHER Forgetaboutit, it may seem like summer today with temperatures in the high 70s, but it’s not, so stop dreaming about Ocean City, where the water temperature is 60. It will be, however, sunny today with the mercury hitting 76, with an...
  • Board, not unit owners, responsible for common-element upkeep

    Board, not unit owners, responsible for common-element upkeep
    Q: Our condominium association consists of four units. The board coordinates lawn maintenance and snow removal services; however, the board has assigned unit owners to maintain the common elements inside the building and move the garbage cans to an area...
  • City's tax sale foreclosure process must be reformed

    City's tax sale foreclosure process must be reformed
    In Baltimore City, a homeowner can lose her home through tax sale foreclosure for as little as $250 in delinquent property taxes or $350 in delinquent water bills. Unlike a mortgage foreclosure, a homeowner generally receives no compensation for loss of...