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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Enfield Officials Deny CREC Request To Keep 10-Foot Fence

    ENFIELD – The town's zoning board of appeals Monday night denied a magnet school's request to keep a fence, which does not comply with the town's zoning regulations. The fence is part of the town's cease and desist order effecting construction at...
  • Scene: Neighborhood Housing gala opens doors

    For a full house of 475 attendees, Neighborhood Housing Services of the Lehigh Valley presented its inaugural "Opening Door Gala" on the Main Stage of the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts at DeSales University on June 22. This successful and...
  • A deep divide over condo foreclosure bill

    An Illinois bill awaiting the governor's signature or veto has deeply divided a constituency with a shared goal: getting new owners into foreclosed condominiums. The two sides are papering Gov. Pat Quinn's office with pleas, positions and petitions....
  • Proposed Mission Hills development debated for 8 hours

    Proposed Mission Hills development debated for 8 hours
    The potential impact on flooding, property values and open space were among the issues that brought hundreds of people to a meeting that stretched on for eight hours about a proposed Northbrook-area housing development. The proposal, headed by...
  • Thwarted by mayor, Snowden finds new gig with housing board

    Thwarted by mayor, Snowden finds new gig with housing board
    The Annapolis housing authority created a new position for Carl O. Snowden, whom the city's mayor decided not to reappoint to the authority's board. Snowden's five-year term as chairman of the board of the Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis is...
  • East Hartford Authority Close To Finalizing King Court Sale

    EAST HARTFORD — The sale of King Court, a financially troubled, moderate-income housing complex, to Goodwin College should be final by the end of the summer, officials with the East Hartford Housing Authority said. "We are in the final stages of...
  • Allentown zoning board makes no ruling on Two City Center sign

    A decision that could have an impact on the look of downtown Allentown has been put on hold. On Monday evening, the city's Zoning Hearing Board delayed deciding on a proposed 172-square-foot digital billboard on the newly constructed Two City Center....
  • Winnetka OKs downtown consignment shop

     Winnetka OKs downtown consignment shop
    The Winnetka Village Council on Tuesday unanimously approved granting a special use permit allowing a luxury consignment shop to open its doors in the village's downtown business district. KMK Luxury Consignment, which will sell used but high-end apparel...
  • Treatment Trends gets nod from Allentown zoning board

    People recovering from drug addiction have another place to turn in Allentown. On Monday, the Allentown Zoning Hearing Board approved by unanimous vote the repurposing of the former Allentown Veterans Sanctuary into a halfway house. The house will be...
  • Black Ram revises patio plans

     Black Ram revises patio plans
    The Black Ram restaurant has revised plans for an outdoor dining area in hopes it can overcome neighbors' concerns about noise from music and patrons. Instead of appealing a decision by Des Plaines officials to deny a permit for a 1,500-square-foot...
  • Des Plaines burger joint expanding

    Des Plaines burger joint expanding
    In December 2012, Chicago-born brothers Ricardo Talavera and Alfredo Esparza took a big risk and opened American Wildburger, a fast-casual restaurant that advertises itself as a gourmet and health-conscious dining experience. Now, they're ready to...