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Housing continues to drag down the local economy, pushing South Florida to becoming the fourth-most financially distressed metro area in the country in the first three months of this year, up from No. 5 in the previous quarter, according to a study...
The Allentown Zoning Hearing Board gave the green light Monday to developer Abe Atiyeh's plan to run an auction house on the South Side, but several conditions will restrict the business. Similar to the TV show "Storage Wars," Atiyeh's plan calls for...
Tags: Politics, Interior Policy, Rentals, Auction Service, Allentown
A business leadership summer camp for girls came under fire this week as the City Council, acting in its dual role as the Housing Authority, decided how to divvy up shrinking federal funds for public social services. Councilman Ara Najarian said he...
In her April 23 column, “Forcing landlords to accept vouchers won't help the poor,” Marta H. Mossburg quoted me as saying that laws prohibiting landlords to accept Section 8 vouchers “exacerbate” the problem of finding housing...
Tags: Politics, Discrimination, Family, Poverty, Stamford
As the legislative chair of the Maryland Association of Housing and Redevelopment Agencies, which represents the agencies that actually administer the Section 8 rental assistance program, it was disturbing to read the distortions in Marta Mossburg's...
Despite the high-selling prices of residences located near public transit, the creation of new housing has lagged in sections of the Chicago area near CTA and Metra rail stations, compared with more robust development in transit zones in New York,...
Special to Tribune NewspapersAn array of vegetables, herbs, flowers and much more is hitting farm stands as the 2013 farmers market season gets underway. Although most markets will open later in May or in early June, several have already started. The market in Collum opens Wednesday,...
Reuters* Canada's No. 5 bank lacks large foreign platform * Domestic growth picture cloudy due to consumer debt * CEO McCaughey says comfortable with Canadian position By Cameron French TORONTO, May 1 (Reuters) - Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce's remake...
A long-awaited $18.4 million overhaul of train tracks through Lake and Orange counties is due to start this summer, potentially making the rail suitable for a future passenger train. Upgrades can start this year to the 57 miles of Florida Central...
Tags: Politics, Ocoee, Winter Garden, Apopka, Interior Policy
Blog Sponsored by Taylor & Carls, P.A. The recent housing crisis has converted many condominium unit owners into landlords, biding their time by renting out their units that they might, in a better market, prefer to sell. This phenomenon has resulted...
Tags: Politics, Interior Policy, Rentals, Condos and Houses, Condos
BOYNE CITY -- An effort to designate Boyne City-Charlevoix Road as the Jerry Matelski Memorial Highway is under way. Matelski, a Boyne City resident who passed away in 2010 at age 57 of esophageal cancer, was instrumental in obtaining extensive...
PETOSKEY -- A proposed farmers market along Emmet Street received approval Tuesday from Petoskey's zoning board of appeals as a temporary use for the site. "This property's already zoned for retail," said board chairman John Fought. "Certainly a...
Tags: Politics, Religion and Belief, Interior Policy, Farms
May 14, 2013 |Story| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
May 14, 2013 |Story| Allentown Morning Call
May 1, 2013 |Story| Glendale News Press
May 6, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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May 1, 2013 |Story| Reuters
May 12, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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