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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • Majority of board dictates committee membership

    Q: I am a board member of a condominium association. Can the board president deny a board member an opportunity to serve on a committee? A: Most commonly, the articles of incorporation or bylaws of a condominium association allow for the creation of a...
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  • 10 years later, vacant land is all that remains of Parramore Village's rebirth

    10 years later, vacant land is all that remains of Parramore Village's rebirth
    Nearly 100 people lived in Parramore Village before City Hall forced them to move and razed their homes — the beginning, they were told, of the neighborhood's rebirth. Orlando taxpayers spent $1.3 million to relocate the residents, some of whom...
  • Housing Authority must change its approach [Letter]

    Housing Authority must change its approach [Letter]
    In the recent commentary, "HABC: Selling off and selling out" (May 1), a great deal of speculation was offered regarding the Housing Authority of Baltimore City's (HABC) participation in the new federal Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program. RAD...
  • Obama picks San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to be housing secretary

    President Obama elevated a rising star in the Democratic Party to a national job Friday, nominating San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development. In the East Room of the White House, Obama named Castro to...
  • New Boca Raton Tri-Rail station on the horizon

    New Boca Raton Tri-Rail station on the horizon
    Train commuters looking to get off in Boca Raton could have two stops to chose from in the not-too-distant future. A long talked about second Tri-Rail station in the city is closer to reality because more money has been found to help pay for the $18...
  • Preventing pedestrian injuries [Letter]

    A recent article reported that Baltimore ranks 28th among the nation's 51 most dangerous cities for pedestrians, with nearly 500 pedestrians killed between 2003 and 2012 ("Baltimore ranks 28th nationally in pedestrian danger study," May 20). Beyond...
  • Veteran of village affairs appointed to Winnetka council

     Veteran of village affairs appointed to Winnetka council
    Long-time Winnetka resident Bill Krucks was appointed to fill a vacancy on the village council, which faces many complicated issues and needs to be at full strength, board president Gene Greable said. Greable had 60 days to appoint a replacement for Joe...
  • Rising rent leads some seniors back to living with roommates

    Rising rent leads some seniors back to living with roommates
    Gerry Venable knew it wasn't his turn to restock the coffee. He'd just bought those two big containers of Folgers. But his roommate reminded him that the bag of Starbucks beans she'd contributed to the shared stash cost just as much. The squabble...
  • 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...
  • L.A. politicians weigh plan to replenish affordable housing fund

    L.A. politicians weigh plan to replenish affordable housing fund
    Funding to help build affordable housing in Los Angeles has plunged sharply in recent years — a drop that city officials say has intensified the difficulties facing poor tenants. Now politicians have a plan to replenish the housing fund. But it...