| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Costa Mesa can, for now, keep enforcing an ordinance restricting long-term stays at motels, despite a legal challenge alleging that the regulations unfairly target low-income residents.
Orange County Superior Court Judge Gregory Lewis denied a request...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 3:00 PM
HARTFORD — When new leaders took control of the beleaguered Jumoke Academy this summer, one of their first reforms was getting former CEO Michael Sharpe to vacate an apartment that he rented at a discount from the charter school group.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Coral Springs wants visitors to do more than shop and eat at its planned downtown — it wants them to spend the night. And to do that, it plans to build an upscale hotel, a movie theater and urban housing.
The eight-story hotel will cater to...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Q: My sister is in a dire financial situation. She is single, 62 and was recently diagnosed with cancer. She owns a home that's now in foreclosure, which she cannot maintain.
She has not worked for many years, and I have no idea what kind of income she...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 2:27 PM
The Connecticut Working Families Party said Friday that it has filed a complaint with federal election regulators against Mark Greenberg, the Republican candidate for the 5th Congressional District, and his campaign committee for failing to pay a...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 2:28 PM
When Congress reconvenes Nov. 12, opponents of billions of dollars in military compensation "reforms" sought by President Obama and the Joint Chiefs of Staff will have one final and narrow opportunity to derail the plans.
Three significant compensation...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
While many Southern California apartment builders are racing to attract hip, single urbanites with lots of cash, one Los Angeles developer is taking a different tack and pursuing young families of more modest means.
Decron Properties Corp. is buying and...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:35 PM
If we take a cue from movies and TV, being a young professional comes with a large, trendy city apartment complete with exposed brick and furnishings that look straight from a Pier 1 catalog — all of which is within our struggling 20-something...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:57 AM
The Delray Beach project is relatively small: 172 apartments. And the units will be split between two buildings separated by railroad tracks.
It hardly seems to be the kind of venture that would interest a heavyweight developer such as Jorge Perez....
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:20 AM
Journalism is by nature an art – or a craft, depending on your take – of the present, that old cliché about it being the first draft of history. I see it more as snapshots of time, and it’s interesting sometimes to go back through some...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Getting a "roomie" has become an increasingly popular way to share expenses in a region where rents have continued to increase as wages have generally flattened.
More than 36 percent of working-age residents of Metro Orlando share a house, apartment or...