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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Realty agent selling units allowed to serve on board

    Realty agent selling units allowed to serve on board
    Q: A recently elected member of our board of directors is a real estate agent who has lived in the building for many years, sold many units, and is representing unit owners whose units are for sale. Does being on the board of directors, whether in a...
  • Lauderhill explores complete streets concept

    The concept of complete streets is catching on among cities in Broward, two years after the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization endorsed it. Cities, such as Coral Springs, Sunrise, Tamarac, Pompano Beach and Deerfield Beach, have already expressed...
  • Farmers protest Illiana approval

    Farmers protest Illiana approval
    Beecher-area farmers Ray and Mardee Blomberg were among the first to arrive Saturday at the Will County Fairgrounds for a gathering originally intended to be a celebration of rural life. Displaying aerial photos of the 235-acre Blomberg farm to...
  • Newport News leaders looking to expand Hispanic outreach to other groups

    After a years-long effort reaching out to Newport News' Spanish speakers, city and community leaders are now trying to speak the language of non-English speakers. Those efforts are being led by the Newport News Hispanic Advisory Committee, which...
  • Not every rail crossing getting maximum upgrades

    Not every rail crossing getting maximum upgrades
    In less than two years, train horns will no longer be blaring along the coastal tracks that parallel U.S. 1 from West Palm Beach to Miami. But after being turned down for a federal grant, the region won't be getting hoped-for maximum safety upgrades...
  • Round-Up: Ancient graffiti, 3-D selfies, Norway's cool abstract money

    Round-Up: Ancient graffiti, 3-D selfies, Norway's cool abstract money
    The world’s oldest piece of art is graffiti, Norway has new abstract money and it’s super-cool, an artist beats the IRS in court, and architect Moshe Safdie is totally over public-private space. Plus: architectural separated-at-birth,...
  • Illiana toll road wins key vote

    Illiana toll road wins key vote
    The controversial Illiana toll road won a key vote Thursday from a regional planning group. On Wednesday, an effort by a companion agency to block the proposed Illiana toll road fell short. Opponents on the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning&...
  • Association can prohibit guns in common element amenities

    Association can prohibit guns in common element amenities
    Q: I live in a high-rise condominium building, and recently, a no-gun sign was posted in the entry lobby window of the building. Does the posting of the sign require board approval, and how does this affect residents' ability to keep a concealed...
  • Move to kill Illiana toll road project falls short

    Move to kill Illiana toll road project falls short
    An effort by members of the Chicago region's top planning board to block the proposed Illiana toll road fell short Wednesday, but another vote on the highly contentious project is due Thursday. Illiana opponents on the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for...
  • Gelin: Tamarac residents want to see change

    Tamarac needs new leadership, one that reflects the voice of its people and not that of lobbyists, according to Mike Gelin, who is running for mayor against incumbent Harry Dressler. "People want to see change; they want someone young to lead the city,"...
  • Say 'no' to the Illiana Expressway (again)

     Say 'no' to the Illiana Expressway (again)
    A new privatized toll road proposed primarily to speed freight trucks across the Midwest may instead charge tolls too high to attract trucks, and will likely require hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies. — From "Highway...