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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....
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterMISHAWAKA -- What the senior and disabled tenants like here in the River View 500 building, 113 units that rise along Lincoln Way, is their sense of freedom. They can soak up views of the St. Joseph River and nearby parks or venture a block or two west...
Manierre Elementary School lives squeezed between worlds. Black and white. Rich and poor. Chicago's past and its ambition. Walter Burnett, the neighborhood's alderman, lives squeezed between those worlds as well, and on Thursday, the day after...
Channel 2 NewsThe Alaska Housing Finance Corp. is seeking comments on a plan to ban smoking in more than 600 of its public housing units. Comments are being taken through June 15. The smoke-free policy, if enacted by AHFC, would take effect Aug. 1. It would...
Hang in there Councilman Sinanyan! Why should your comments made on the Internet years ago matter to the public when a conflict of interest by sitting council members went unchallenged at the voting booth in 2013? In 2009, council members Friedman,...
We at the Publicly Assisted Housing Resident Network and the Connecticut Housing Coalition thank state Sen. Toni Harp and Rep. Toni Walker for their work in restoring payment in lieu of taxes and tax abatement grant funding for public housing to the...
Baltimore's housing office has disbanded its security unit, laying off seven sworn police officers, the agency said Thursday. The duties of the Lease Enforcement Unit — which investigates criminal activity in public housing to determine if a...
Gina Blandin has a theory about what caused the flooding disaster that befell New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina struck last August, an idea that has little to do with engineering studies or physical evidence and everything to do with the poisonous...
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...
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,...
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