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VINCENNES, Ind. (AP) — Agencies across Indiana are dropping flood insurance, scaling back on free meals for the elderly and reducing the number of Section 8 housing vouchers they provide as funding shrinks because of automatic federal budget cuts....
Elkhart County Sheriff Brad Rogers has been invited to appear on CNN’s Anderson Cooper 360 tonight to offer his viewpoint on the gun control debate. According to a news release from the sheriff’s office, Rogers will appear with several other...
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Witnesses to a fatal shooting say they watched the car with the person who fatally shot a Bloomington man drive past slowly several times before hearing shots ring out. Monroe County Coroner Nicole Meyer said it appears 28-...
SOUTH BEND TRIBUNESOUTH BEND — Marva Leonard-Dent said that she’s resigning today after nearly 10 years as director of the South Bend Housing Authority. It comes as the agency’s board continues to look for answers to a series of allegations about the...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterSOUTH BEND -- A proposal to create a mandatory registry for South Bend landlords could mean registra-tion fees of $50 every two years for single-family homes and $100 every two years for duplexes. Landlords could be fined $100 for failing to appear for a...
SEATTLE (AP) — Prosecutors say a Seattle chiropractor and his wife drove a luxury car and lived in a $1.2 million waterfront home while claiming welfare assistance. The U.S. attorney's office filed a civil lawsuit last Friday accusing David...
Six months ago, Jose Rodriguez's cramped one-bedroom apartment had three beds in it. He and his wife shared one, and their two daughters bunked in the others. Today, thanks to Highland Park's affordable housing program, the family has room to grow...
The Hartford CourantUConn announced the hiring of Chris MacKenzie as its women's ice hockey coach Thursday while moving closer to finalizing the process of hiring of a men's coach. MacKenzie, an assistant at Ohio State the past two seasons, takes over for Heather Linstad,...
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...
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...
In a recent letter to the editor, Johns Hopkins professor Stefanie DeLuca recently suggested that many landlords refuse to rent to people with Section 8 housing vouchers because they are unfairly prejudiced against those prospective tenants ("Mossburg...
As we recently celebrated the 45th anniversary of the federal Fair Housing Act, it is significant to note that the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metropolitan regions are among the most segregated in America. Last month, the Lawyers' Committee for Civil...
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