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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Bay Area home prices cool off just a bit

    Bay Area home prices cool off just a bit
    Maybe, just maybe, there are limits to what people will pay to live near San Francisco Bay. Red-hot home prices in the Bay Area are showing signs of pleateauing, according to new figures out Thursday. The median price of a house in the nine-county...
  • People on the move

    People on the move
    Redevelopment, economic Nguyen Tran was promoted to director of the Northwest District of the Pompano Beach Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA), to oversee the district's day-to-day operations. In the past, Tran was a senior planner for the City of...
  • 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...
  • Don Rose on the lost promise of Jane Byrne

    Don Rose on the lost promise of Jane Byrne
    In many ways I think the late Jane Byrne could have been mayor of Chicago for her lifetime had she made the right choices — and sadly those wrong choices were largely based on race. Byrne, who died Friday at 81, was a tremendous mayoral...
  • Broward transportation tab: $8 billion, and who's paying?

    Broward transportation tab: $8 billion, and who's paying?
    Broward County has an $8 billion transportation wish list and wants you to help pick up the tab. A campaign for a voter-approved sales tax increase — or some other tax or fee increase — to pay for better travel conditions in Broward is on...