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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Push is on for train quiet zones in Broward, Palm Beach counties

    Push is on for train quiet zones in Broward, Palm Beach counties
    The Broward and Palm Beach Metropolitan Planning Organizations have been working together to ensure the residents, businesses and visitors along the Florida East Coast railroad corridor can get some well-deserved quiet. Today, for safety reasons and per...
  • Unit owner questions validity of board's actions

    Unit owner questions validity of board's actions
    Q: I have two questions concerning condominium board meetings. Notwithstanding I am a unit owner of a condominium unit, the board has prohibited me from attending board meetings because I am not a board member. Further, the board consists of nine...
  • 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...
  • 'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]

    'The poor door' -- symbol of a truth we all know [Commentary]
    A few words about the "poor door." Maybe you already know about this. Maybe you read on Slate, saw on Colbert or heard on NPR how a developer qualified for tax benefits under New York City's Inclusionary Housing Program by agreeing to add to its new...
  • White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs

    White House sounds another climate change warning, gives shout out to Broward's Kristin Jacobs
    The Obama administration's issue of the day Tuesday is climate change. Efforts include bringing in selected weathercasters from around the country, including John Morales from Miami's WTVJ-Ch. 6, to broadcast about the issue. And the administration...
  • Downtown parking dispute pits condo association v. Boca Raton, landlord in suit

    Downtown parking dispute pits condo association v. Boca Raton, landlord in suit
      Downtown parking spots can be hard to find in Boca and now 100 spots there are going to be the focus of a federal case. Earlier this month, Palmetto Place at Mizner Park Condominium Association filed suit against the city and city landlords James...
  • Scotland's future hangs in balance [Commentary]

    Scotland's future hangs in balance [Commentary]
    "The best laid schemes of mice and men often go awry." -- Scottish poet Robert Burns, "To a Mouse" (1786) CAIRNRYAN, Scotland -- For Americans whose knowledge of this beautiful land is limited to kilts, whiskey, bagpipes and the film "Braveheart," the...
  • 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...
  • Ask a real estate pro: Condo can't kick unit owner out for violating rules

    Ask a real estate pro: Condo can't kick unit owner out for violating rules
    Board-certified real estate lawyer Gary M. Singer writes about the housing market at SunSentinel.com/housekeys each Friday. To ask him a question, click here. Q: I am the president of a condominium association in Boca Raton. We have a certain owner...
  • 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...