| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin
Q: I live in Georgia and my parents live in Florida. My parents are older, in their 80s, and they own four vacation homes that they rent.
These properties are rented, but the properties need some work to bring them up...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 1:45 PM
More than 70% of apartment renters reported owning pets, with cats and dogs as the most popular types, according to a survey released Tuesday.
Despite the high pet ownership numbers, the survey by Apartments.com found that it may still be hard for...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Philadelphia-based Delancey Street Capital said Tuesday it bought the Sail Cloth Factory apartments near the University of Maryland, Baltimore for $12.9 million last month, the firm’s fourth acquisition in the city.
Delancey Street President...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:19 AM
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...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 7:31 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:36 PM
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...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 8:02 AM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
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...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:06 PM
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...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:05 PM
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...