| Sep 14, 2014
| 8:25 PM
After living for three years with her son and daughter in a third-floor, two-bedroom walk-up in Allentown's West End, Brooke Strachan was more than ready this summer to buy her own home.
For six months, she had pored over listings on the real estate...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 8:14 AM
Life for about 1,500 renters who have moved into new downtown Orlando apartments in recent years can mean strolling to work, nightclubs and SunRail. But they may need their car keys if they want to buy clothing, toiletries or fresh flowers.
At a time...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Atlantic Housing Partners has started work on the first affordable-housing development in downtown Orlando since the recession.
Located at Hughey Avenue and West Concord Street, immediately west of Interstate 4, Lexington Court will have 104 units in...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 1:17 PM
Brenda Tabb still lives a short walk from where she grew up in downtown Allentown.
The neighborhood has gotten grittier since she played there as a child in the 1960s, growing poorer and more diverse as the years have worn on.
While she rolled with...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 9:49 AM
If you’re renting out rooms through Airbnb.com or similar websites in Los Angeles, you could soon get an online warning urging you to collect and pay city taxes aimed at hotels.
City officials were told Monday to start sending such warnings to...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The rent is getting higher, faster.
The average rent in Los Angeles County has climbed 8.8% in the last year, according to a new report out Tuesday from real estate website Trulia, with the median two-bedroom apartment now going for $2,450.
| Aug 20, 2014
With the support of surrounding communities, the Wellington Village Council recently approved a comprehensive plan amendment that will allow Isla Verde, a mixed-use development on State Road 7, to change its development plan.
The property will go from...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 9:18 AM
Jim Donaldson is 38 years old, the separated single father to 8-year-old Jacob and “5-going-on-35”-year-old Lily. Until recently, he had a good job with a large oil company. But when his son got croup that developed into pneumonia three...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Rent takes a bigger chunk of your paycheck in South Florida than almost anywhere in the nation, and the burden is getting heavier.
Renters here, on average, spend 44 percent of their incomes for a place to live, far more than the national average of...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:23 AM
Change is on the way for the desolate downtown area known as the Heart of Boynton.
On Monday, in a special meeting, the Boynton Beach Community Redevelopment Agency approved a developer for Ocean Breeze East — a key development city officials...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:44 PM
A plant nursery surrounded by neighborhoods can turn into 346 apartments west of Delray Beach, Palm Beach County commissioners decided Thursday.
Redesigning plans to move three-story apartment buildings farther away from neighboring houses and beefing up...