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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Vacant Hampton land open to developers

    Vacant Hampton land open to developers
    The city's housing authority has vacant land it wants to make available to builders. The Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority is directing developers to a bulk of the city's unused real estate holdings in areas including downtown, Buckroe and...
  • 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...
  • Glastonbury's Village Green Apartments Renovated, Expanded

    Glastonbury's Village Green Apartments Renovated, Expanded
    GLASTONBURY — It was easy for Debra Adams to see if the renovations to 34 apartments and the community center at Village Green over the past two years have been a success. All she had to do was walk around. "You could see the smiles and camaraderie...
  • 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...
  • Whitehall zoners approve resident keeping livestock, poultry on property

    Whitehall zoners approve resident keeping livestock, poultry on property
    With a cluck cluck here and an oink oink there, the Whitehall Township Zoning Board has given a nod to a resident who wants to continue raising livestock and poultry on his Lehigh Street property. Joseph Anders came before the zoning board Tuesday night...
  • 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...