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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Peerman runs for reelection in Margate

    Election time is around the corner, and three candidates qualified for the one seat that is up for grabs in the general election for the Margate City Commission. Current Mayor Lesa Peerman is running for reelection. Seat: 3 Address: 6921 Northwest...
  • Struggles continue for many CHA voucher holders

     Struggles continue for many CHA voucher holders
    When Gralen Titus Bennett was issued a Chicago Housing Authority voucher that would pay most of his rent, he looked for apartments in Uptown, Lakeview and other neighborhoods near the lakefront. Bennett is rooted on the West Side, and though he said he...
  • Richard Blattner: Airport exit-ramp debacle hurts cities

    Richard Blattner: Airport exit-ramp debacle hurts cities
    As everyone knows by now, there is no longer a direct route to southbound US 1 out of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport. Everyone — especialy residents of Dania Beach, Hollywood and Hallandale Beach — wants to know how such a thing could...
  • Foley's Proposal For Cities Addresses Taxes, Housing, Education, Crime

    Foley's Proposal For Cities Addresses Taxes, Housing, Education, Crime
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley released a plan for Connecticut's cities Wednesday, proposing a set of free-market based policy ideas that he said would restore growth in urban areas. The plan was immediately attacked by Democrats, who said...
  • 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...
  • Hampton expands rental inspection program to Fox Hill Townhomes

    HAMPTON — The city's rental inspection program allowing codes officers into tenants homes will be expanded to include an aging townhome community along Old Buckroe Road. The City Council agreed 6-1 Wednesday evening to expand the program to include...
  • Fuel added to fire on issue of chimney inspection cost

    Fuel added to fire on issue of chimney inspection cost
    Q: I live in a town house community association where about 25 percent of the homes have fireplaces. Due to a recent fire in one of the units, the association is requiring an annual chimney inspection at the owner's cost. However, the association's...
  • Advocates push for more 'complete streets' in Palm Beach County

    Advocates push for more 'complete streets' in Palm Beach County
    More roads built for pedestrians and bicyclists and not just vehicles could be springing up in Palm Beach County as interest grows in the county for "complete streets." Many roads are designed for motorists to get to their destinations as quickly as...
  • Taxpayers and workers gouged by labor-law dodge

    WASHINGTON The largest government infusion of cash into the U.S. economy in generations the 2009 stimulus was riddled with a massive labor scheme that harmed workers and cheated unsuspecting American taxpayers. At the time, government regulators...
  • Newington Representatives Endorse Anest

    We are writing as members of the Newington legislative delegation to weigh in on the successor to our retiring colleague, state Rep. Sandy Nafis. We thank Sandy for her years of service to Newington -- it was our pleasure to work with her. We endorse...