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Housing and Urban Planning

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  • 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...
  • Candidates For 13th House District List Priorities

    Candidates For 13<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> House District List Priorities
    Republican board of directors member Mark Tweedie and state Rep. Joe Diminico, D-Manchester, both say the economy and jobs are priorities as the two once again face off. Diminico defeated Tweedie in 2012 to represent the 13th House District, which...
  • Politics: Scarcity, Necessity, Reality

    Politics: Scarcity, Necessity, Reality
    I saw the state kill a man once. It was in Virginia, not Connecticut, but most people would have thought he had it coming. He'd assaulted a 61-year-old woman with an umbrella and slit her throat. The punishment, in the electric chair, was grotesque...
  • 10 displaced in Eastport apartment fire

    10 displaced in Eastport apartment fire
    An Eastport apartment fire displaced 10 people and sent another to the hospital early Saturday morning. The Annapolis Fire Department rescued three people from the balcony of a third-story apartment at the 1200 block of Madison Street about 2:48 a.m.,...
  • Chapter Six: A New Building, And New Suburban Focus

    Chapter Six: A New Building, And New Suburban Focus
    With the end of World War II came profound changes in how Americans lived, reshaping the nation's landscape — and the fortunes of The Courant. Over the next two decades, as the population swelled and the economy flourished, thousands gave up city...
  • Various local requests to be heard at Whitehall Township Zoning Board meeting Oct. 21

    Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21 for a public hearing. The board will hear several requests, including a request to continue work without a permit, a request for a special exception for a repair shop and more,...
  • Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle

    Proposed Des Plaines medical marijuana dispensary clears hurdle
    A proposed medical marijuana facility loaded with security features is one step closer to setting up shop in Des Plaines. The city's Zoning Board of Appeals unanimously recommended that the City Council approve a conditional-use permit for Prime...
  • Home builder confidence slips off nine-year highs

    Home builder confidence slips off nine-year highs
    Home builders are taking a slightly dimmer view of the housing market, but they’re still generally bullish. The National Assn. of Home Builders reported Thursday that its member confidence index slipped in October, ending a four-month run of gains...