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  • Apartment repossession law has offered no bite

    Apartment repossession law has offered no bite
    Almost 11 months after an ordinance took effect to protect tenants in foreclosed, repossessed rental buildings within Chicago, no enforcement tickets have been issued or fines assessed against building owners. One reason is that some of the banks taking...
  • Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans

    Residency trumps wealth in Stinson Beach water rationing plans
    Sarah Butler crammed garbage bags packed with laundry into her old Volkswagen van on her weekly run "over the hill" to Mill Valley. Some of the 630 or so permanent residents of this Marin County town have recently begun to make this trek, thanks to...
  • Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable

    Senior Living column: Good research makes decision-making on housing more reliable
    Several years ago a friend wrote to me with her new best idea. When she was old (i.e. the age we are now), she would move to a Holiday Inn. She would make sure that she received a complimentary breakfast and that transportation within a reasonable...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Windham Habitat for Humanity Has New Home at Access

    The Access Community Action Agency has welcomed Habitat for Humanity - Windham Area to their offices at 1315 Main St. in Willimantic. Access is able to support the important work of Habitat by providing office space rent free and use of a large conference...
  • Highland Park considers 6-story apartment building

    Highland Park considers 6-story apartment building
    As Highland Park officials mull zoning changes to increase downtown density, one proposal for a $20 million six-story apartment building is already testing their limitations. No formal application has been filed with the city. But Chicago developer Greg...
  • Princeton at College Park aims to be home to urban professionals

    Princeton at College Park aims to be home to urban professionals
    If the apartment complex called The Princeton at College Park gets approved by city leaders and completes construction, who is likely to live there? Neighborhood residents have wondered if the building be filled with families with children, adding...
  • Chicago, Cook County walk-ups get help to go green

    Chicago, Cook County walk-ups get help to go green
    Lou Sopcic has invested in energy efficient lights, insulation and new boilers in Chicago apartment buildings he owns where he pays the utility bills. But he acknowledges that springing for such improvements in buildings where his tenants pay for their...
  • Station North looks for apartments

    Station North looks for apartments
    As the Station North arts and entertainment district matures, community leaders are setting their sights on another long-promised part of the neighborhood's renaissance — market-rate apartments. The neighborhood, once a handful of nightspots...
  • North Whitehall might start inspecting rental properties

    North Whitehall might start inspecting rental properties
    In the wake of an apartment fire in North Whitehall that killed 61 cats and two dogs, the township is going to explore whether to require annual inspections of rental properties. The July 15 blaze at the three-story apartment building at Route 309 and...
  • Osceola aims for title of vacation-rental-home capital

    Osceola aims for title of vacation-rental-home capital
    Osceola County, often overshadowed by Orlando's global image as a vacation destination, is trying to stake out a patch of supremacy in Central Florida's crowded tourism landscape. Citing its huge inventory of vacation properties for rent, it's...
  • Blame and forgiveness in David Bezmozgis' 'The Betrayers'

    Blame and forgiveness in David Bezmozgis' 'The Betrayers'
    What does the novelist do in the face of history? Such a question, notes David Bezmozgis in his essay "The Novel in Real Time," once made Philip Roth worry about contemporary fiction, which he feared might be overwhelmed by "our absurd and almost...