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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Tri-Rail looks at early expansion from West Palm Beach to Jupiter

    Tri-Rail looks at early expansion from West Palm Beach to Jupiter
    Traveling farther north than West Palm Beach on Tri-Rail could happen sooner rather than much later as more pieces are falling into place to take the commuter trains all the way to Jupiter. For one thing, officials have found a way to pay up to $125...
  • Delray may change guidelines for advisory board removals

    Delray may change guidelines for advisory board removals
    Delray commissioners are considering cracking down on absenteeism and guidelines for folks who serve on Delray advisory boards. On Tuesday, commissioners will discuss if they want to give preliminary approval to a new rule that will change the process...
  • Loan gives low-income borrowers a chance to build equity fast

    Loan gives low-income borrowers a chance to build equity fast
    Two major banks have agreed to originate a new 15-year mortgage under pilot programs aimed at low- and moderate-income borrowers. In addition, the creators of the so-called Wealth Building Home Loan, which allows home buyers to build equity at a much...
  • Bill Clinton, Anthony Brown and the 'let them eat cake' Democrats [Letter]

    Bill Clinton, Anthony Brown and the 'let them eat cake' Democrats [Letter]
    So Maryland Speaker of the House Michael E. Busch and fellow "high-rolling" Democrats guffawed at Bill Clinton's joking about the contrast between public housing and the "posh estate" when they were gathered Tuesday night for a million-dollar fund-raiser,...
  • Central Florida's Coast to Coast Connector eyes final stretch

    Central Florida's Coast to Coast Connector eyes final stretch
    The state's most ambitious recreation trail will take in Atlantic surf and rocket launches; manatees and springs; SunRail trains; Florida-style mountains; remote forests and charming towns; and the Gulf of Mexico near St. Petersburg. About 75 percent of...
  • Speak-up Broward raises questions about road ahead

    Speak-up Broward raises questions about road ahead
    The way people commute around South Florida must change. As our region continues to grow, building more roads cannot be the only option. Mass transit must play a larger role in moving us from place to place. Tri-Rail's proposed "Coastal Link" —...
  • Residents of L.A. housing projects may get $3.3-million settlement

    A federal judge Thursday gave initial approval to a $3.3-million settlement of a suit brought by public housing residents alleging the city's Housing Authority illegally charged them for trash collection. The suit, filed by the Western Center on Law &...
  • Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority seeks new CEO

    The Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority hired executive search firm Gans, Gans & Associates to recruit a new chief executive. Current CEO Shurl R. Montgomery is retiring on Dec. 31 after 10 years of service, according to a news release. The...
  • Palm Beach County focuses on public transportation to improve travel

    Palm Beach County focuses on public transportation to improve travel
    To get more Palm Beach County residents out of their cars and onto buses, the county is planning to offer faster, more convenient public transportation that goes more places. Over the next 25 years, the county plans to spend a portion of the $4.23...
  • Thompson students raise money, awareness for homeless

    More than 40 Tourtellotte Memorial High School students swapped the comforts of their beds and homes on Oct. 17 for the tiny confines of boxes spread out on the Thompson Common. There under a clear sky, students created bunkers and readied themselves...
  • Experts to weigh in on housing plan at Mission Hills

    Experts to weigh in on housing plan at Mission Hills
    A proposal for a multi-unit residential development at Mission Hills Country Club in unincorporated Northbrook will be the subject of another public hearing next month after the Cook County Board of Commissioners delayed taking a vote. "It was...