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Market Watch
Fewer Americans can afford housing despite improvement in the overall marketEven as the national housing market appears to be getting back on track followi
Fewer Americans can afford housing despite improvement in the overall market
Market Watch / Posted 3 hours ago
Even as the national housing market appears to be getting back on track following a 10-year downturn in national homeownership rates, fewer people are able to afford housing, according to the State of the Nation’s Housing report released on June 22... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
It's time to fix a past blunder— but also cynically fed the fears of some in Jacksonville, particularly within
It's time to fix a past blunder
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 4 hours ago
— but also cynically fed the fears of some in Jacksonville, particularly within the city’s African-American community, that local government doesn’t serve the interests of all of its citizens. The sorry episode, which happened during... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Moving Fourth Plain forwardrest of the county is present in this area and yet it is also a place of strong
Moving Fourth Plain forward
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
rest of the county is present in this area and yet it is also a place of strong family ties – people desiring a safe community for their children but dealing with high crime and graffiti. Drive down the corridor between I-5 and 65th Avenue today... Read more
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Daily Herald
Huntley affordable housing project moves forwardWork on a long-awaited affordable senior housing and health care project in Hun
Huntley affordable housing project moves forward
Daily Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
Work on a long-awaited affordable senior housing and health care project in Huntley is expected to begin this summer. The village board Thursday approved final plans for the proposed Alden Huntley Horizon Senior Living Community targeted for nearly... Read more
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Boston Globe
Newton mayor unveils ambitious housing plan for the cityNEWTON — Mayor Setti Warren on Thursday unveiled an ambitious housing plan for
Newton mayor unveils ambitious housing plan for the city
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
NEWTON — Mayor Setti Warren on Thursday unveiled an ambitious housing plan for the city that he says will not only provide diverse housing options, but will help preserve the characteristics and values Newton has embodied. The plan pinpoints seven... Read more
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The Addison County Independent
Former VTrans head Sue Minter pushes for free higher ed. in Gov. racecrafted a “Vermont Promise” initiative calling for Vermont high school graduate
Former VTrans head Sue Minter pushes for free higher ed. in Gov. race
The Addison County Independent / Posted yesterday
crafted a “Vermont Promise” initiative calling for Vermont high school graduates to be given two tuition-free years at Community College of Vermont or Vermont Technical College. Students would be assigned mentors to focus on career aspirations,... Read more
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The Mercury News
Menlo Park opposes governor's affordable housing planStaff Writer MENLO PARK -- Menlo Park's mayor sent a letter to state legislato
Menlo Park opposes governor's affordable housing plan
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Staff Writer MENLO PARK -- Menlo Park's mayor sent a letter to state legislators this week opposing the governor's new affordable housing proposal, saying it "goes against the principles of local democracy." The state's 2016-17 budget, adopted... Read more
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The Atlantic
The Perils of Using Technology to Solve Other People's Problemsconfinement 23 hours a day. The main problem with administrative segregation or
The Perils of Using Technology to Solve Other People's Problems
The Atlantic / Posted yesterday
confinement 23 hours a day. The main problem with administrative segregation or with what’s known as the SHU (the “secure housing unit” in supermax prisons) is that inmates tend to experience serious mental health problems connected to sustained... Read more
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New Haven Independent
Builder: I'm Outta Herethe city, period. The developer, Randy Salvatore, was fuming as he raced from
Builder: I'm Outta Here
New Haven Independent / Posted yesterday
the city, period. The developer, Randy Salvatore, was fuming as he raced from a joint meeting of the Board of Alders’ Community Development and Legislation committees that he had expected to go his way. The meeting was held to vote on a series of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Developers sue for zoning OK on Edgewater siteundeveloped waterfront site north of Hoboken are arguing in court that they sho
Developers sue for zoning OK on Edgewater site
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
undeveloped waterfront site north of Hoboken are arguing in court that they should be given automatic approval for a 1,873-unit residential and retail complex that could increase the borough's population by nearly a third. The Maxal Group of New... Read more
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New York Post
Brooklyn Heights’ condo boom pits NIMBYs against developersacross the East River from Lower Manhattan — has long been home to stately brow
Brooklyn Heights’ condo boom pits NIMBYs against developers
New York Post / Posted yesterday
across the East River from Lower Manhattan — has long been home to stately brownstones and co-ops. But a stock of new developments will thrust the area into its next chapter. The Brooklyn Trust Company — a 12-unit condominium conversion at... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Developers sue for zoning OKundeveloped waterfront site north of Hoboken are arguing in court that they sho
Developers sue for zoning OK
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted yesterday
undeveloped waterfront site north of Hoboken are arguing in court that they should be given automatic approval for a 1,873-unit residential and retail complex that could increase the borough's population by nearly a third. The Maxal Group of New... Read more
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The Mercury News
City opposes governor's affordable housing planStaff Writer MENLO PARK -- Menlo Park's mayor sent a letter to state legislato
City opposes governor's affordable housing plan
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Staff Writer MENLO PARK -- Menlo Park's mayor sent a letter to state legislators this week opposing the governor's new affordable housing proposal, saying it "goes against the principles of local democracy." The state's 2016-17 budget, adopted... Read more
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The Aspen Times
Housing, open space dominate ‘Squirm Night’The issues of affordable housing and open space dominated a forum Wednesday for
Housing, open space dominate ‘Squirm Night’
The Aspen Times / Posted yesterday
The issues of affordable housing and open space dominated a forum Wednesday for three candidates running for the only contested seat on the Pitkin County Board of County Commissioners in next week’s primary election. Greg Poschman, 56, Hawk... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Residential society marks 30 yearson how much they've grown as they celebrated their 30th anniversary Tuesday. S
Residential society marks 30 years
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted yesterday
on how much they've grown as they celebrated their 30th anniversary Tuesday. Since 1986 the society has built three major housing projects for people with physical disabilities. On Tuesday members had barbecue and cake in front of the group's... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Jose council denies appeal to stop Reserve apartment demolitionSAN JOSE -- A controversial project that replaces hundreds of affordable homes
San Jose council denies appeal to stop Reserve apartment demolition
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
SAN JOSE -- A controversial project that replaces hundreds of affordable homes with denser market-rate apartments will move forward, city leaders decided this week, despite sharp objections from housing advocates and soon-to-be displaced... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Harbor Point agrees to $40,000 settlement over racial discrimination accusationsSTAMFORD — Building and Land Technology’s Harbor Point development has agreed t
Harbor Point agrees to $40,000 settlement over racial discrimination accusations
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
STAMFORD — Building and Land Technology’s Harbor Point development has agreed to a $40,000 settlement over allegations of discrimination from the Connecticut Fair Housing Center. BLT, Harbor Point and Prime Realty agreed in November to settle a... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Kittleman pressed to curb development at town hallcity envisioned as a vibrant economic hub for the county, residents pushed Howa
Kittleman pressed to curb development at town hall
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
city envisioned as a vibrant economic hub for the county, residents pushed Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman to curb development at his second town hall in Columbia. The meeting, a staple of Kittleman's term, highlighted lingering concerns... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Regional council warns 5 King County towns they’re growing too fastthe gravel banks of the Snoqualmie River. The town itself, once an outpost of r
Regional council warns 5 King County towns they’re growing too fast
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
the gravel banks of the Snoqualmie River. The town itself, once an outpost of rural life, is now a flourishing bedroom community for tech and other workers on the Eastside. It’s grown 23 percent over the past decade, to 7,350 residents today. And... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Special Meeting Held to Discuss Potential Demolition of Two Vacant Reno Motelsit appeared that the council agreed until an eleventh hour offer on the motels
Special Meeting Held to Discuss Potential Demolition of Two Vacant Reno Motels
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
it appeared that the council agreed until an eleventh hour offer on the motels by Kelly Rae. Her company, HabeRae Homes and Development has transformed more than 200 Reno properties. "I'm financially prepared to buy them. I'm financially prepared... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Environmental Commission rejects The Grove development plansparkland was not superior. ARG Bull Creek is trying to turn 75 acres at 45th S
Environmental Commission rejects The Grove development plans
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 2 days ago
parkland was not superior. ARG Bull Creek is trying to turn 75 acres at 45th Street and Bull Creek Road into the mixed-use development with parks, retail and commercial businesses plus 1,250 houses and apartments and an additional 104 affordable... Read more
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The Advocate
Read the full text of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s 2016 State of the City addressmayor will discuss the city’s work over the past six years to reduce crime, imp
Read the full text of Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s 2016 State of the City address
The Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
mayor will discuss the city’s work over the past six years to reduce crime, improve public transporation, boost redevelopment, fix the city’s streets and give more citizens access to medical care. He will also highlight new plans to... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Mayor Delivers State of the City Addresseven a few years ago, let alone right after the storm, right here on Broad and
Mayor Delivers State of the City Address
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
even a few years ago, let alone right after the storm, right here on Broad and Bienville. Home to a Whole Foods, a community wellness center, and terrific nonprofits like Liberty’s Kitchen, which is saving lives every day. From this great... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Developer proposes 160 apartments in North ArlingtonNORTH ARLINGTON — A developer has approached borough officials about constructi
Developer proposes 160 apartments in North Arlington
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
NORTH ARLINGTON — A developer has approached borough officials about constructing a 160-unit apartment building at the site of a former PSE&G substation on the Belleville Turnpike, property in an area under consideration for redevelopment. An... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
NSW Budget winners and losersand upgrade sites including the Sydney Opera House refurbishment and the Walsh
NSW Budget winners and losers
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
and upgrade sites including the Sydney Opera House refurbishment and the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct. The Arts and Cultural Development Program will see its funding increased to almost $53 million, and there’s $20 million for a new Screen Fund to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
NSW Budget winners and losersand upgrade sites including the Sydney Opera House refurbishment and the Walsh
NSW Budget winners and losers
The Courier Mail / Posted 3 days ago
and upgrade sites including the Sydney Opera House refurbishment and the Walsh Bay Arts Precinct. The Arts and Cultural Development Program will see its funding increased to almost $53 million, and there’s $20 million for a new Screen Fund to... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Sacramento Streamlining Deal: What's in store for your neighborhood?. CategoryWhat will be the impact on Berkeley of Governor Brown's Streamlining Affordable
Sacramento Streamlining Deal: What's in store for your neighborhood?. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 3 days ago
What will be the impact on Berkeley of Governor Brown's Streamlining Affordable Housing bill? What will be built in your neighborhood? When passed (which seems likely), the bill will end the process of public hearing and review for many high-impact... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Developer proposes 160 apartments in North ArlingtonNORTH ARLINGTON - A developer has approached borough officials about constructi
Developer proposes 160 apartments in North Arlington
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
NORTH ARLINGTON - A developer has approached borough officials about constructing a 160-unit apartment building at the site of a former PSE&G substation on the Belleville Turnpike, property in an area under consideration for redevelopment. An... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Tampa Housing Authority fires contractor on $25.6 million projectTAMPA — The Tampa Housing Authority has fired the general contractor that is al
Tampa Housing Authority fires contractor on $25.6 million project
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
TAMPA — The Tampa Housing Authority has fired the general contractor that is already three-quarters of the way though building a $25.6 million apartment block on the edge of downtown Tampa. The authority on Friday terminated its contract with the... Read more
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The Financial Express
Realty, Infra companies among 12 stocks in focus in Monday’s tradesector lender HDFC Bank stocks will be in focus as it will seek shareholders’ n
Realty, Infra companies among 12 stocks in focus in Monday’s trade
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
sector lender HDFC Bank stocks will be in focus as it will seek shareholders’ nod to raise Rs 50,000 crore for affordable housing and infrastructure development. An Indian consortium, led by Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) along with Oil... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Mountain Town News: Ski towns, Republicans, and the Trump candidacyto Telluride. She bought a dude ranch there in late 2009 and also more than 800
Mountain Town News: Ski towns, Republicans, and the Trump candidacy
Summit Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
to Telluride. She bought a dude ranch there in late 2009 and also more than 800 acres of land that had been approved for development. She put it into a conservation easement. She has also contributed to Telluride’s $50 million purchase of open... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily PlanetDuring the recent election, a measure was passed in San Francisco that requires
Full Text of All Articles The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 6 days ago
During the recent election, a measure was passed in San Francisco that requires greater "inclusion" of "affordable" units in all new housing developments. This is something that many have been working toward in Berkeley as well. In the San Francisco... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Three little scams: manipulating the housing crisis. CategoryDuring the recent election, a measure was passed in San Francisco that requires
Three little scams: manipulating the housing crisis. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 6 days ago
During the recent election, a measure was passed in San Francisco that requires greater "inclusion" of "affordable" units in all new housing developments. This is something that many have been working toward in Berkeley as well. In the San Francisco... Read more
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The River Reporter
Lamm’s attorney threatens legal action - againTown of Mamakating Planning Board 2948 Route 209 Wurtsboro, New York 12790 Re
Lamm’s attorney threatens legal action - again
The River Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
Town of Mamakating Planning Board 2948 Route 209 Wurtsboro, New York 12790 Re: Villages of Chestnut Ridge Townhouse Development Dear Chairman Zamonsky and Members of the Town of Mamakating Planning Board, This office is counsel to Sullivan... Read more
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Boston Globe
How close to public transit is the apartment?be right in the city, where rents are sky-high and the streets too busy for the
How close to public transit is the apartment?
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
be right in the city, where rents are sky-high and the streets too busy for them. “We were specifically looking for a community on the commuter rail station,’’ he said. The solution was to move to West Concord, where their luxury apartment is... Read more
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Providence Business News
What new residential construction there is in R.I. rarely matches state's needsover the clanging sounds of active home construction. He described the diversit
What new residential construction there is in R.I. rarely matches state's needs
Providence Business News / Posted 7 days ago
over the clanging sounds of active home construction. He described the diversity of families who have moved into the new development, or are waiting to move. "The people who bought this one over here, I understand they rented it for $1,500 a... Read more
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Boston Globe
Boston’s cultural plan includes more than $1 million in new arts fundinginclude a program linking public art to new city construction and infrastructur
Boston’s cultural plan includes more than $1 million in new arts funding
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
include a program linking public art to new city construction and infrastructure projects, a plan to provide affordable housing to artists, a pilot program to make new rehearsal spaces available to performers, and a collaboration with... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Work on affordable housing complex Lofts at LaVilla to commence Sept. 1Work is expected to start this fall on a five-story, 130-unit affordable housin
Work on affordable housing complex Lofts at LaVilla to commence Sept. 1
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 7 days ago
Work is expected to start this fall on a five-story, 130-unit affordable housing complex in LaVilla. Lofts at LaVilla got its final approval Thursday afternoon from the Downtown Development Review Board. It’s going into part of the large vacant... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Construction on downtown Mesa Artspace 'artist colony' to begin this yearThe 50-unit development will offer residential, work and community spaces to pr
Construction on downtown Mesa Artspace 'artist colony' to begin this year
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 days ago
The 50-unit development will offer residential, work and community spaces to practicing artists making 30 to 60 percent of the area's median income. Artspace, a Minneapolis-based non-profit that works to establish affordable housing and studios for... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Glenwood city council takes up fire, other development feesits next step tonight in ongoing talks aimed at giving impact fee breaks to dev
Glenwood city council takes up fire, other development fees
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
its next step tonight in ongoing talks aimed at giving impact fee breaks to developers as an incentive to build modest housing units for area workers. Recently, water and wastewater system improvement fees levied by the city were adjusted in... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Teaneck Planning Board approves AvalonBay developmentThe Teaneck Planning Board voted unanimously June 9 to approve the proposal by
Teaneck Planning Board approves AvalonBay development
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Teaneck Planning Board voted unanimously June 9 to approve the proposal by AvalonBay Communities Inc. to construct a 248-unit residential complex at 1775 Windsor Road, where the World of Wings butterfly museum currently sits. In December 2015,... Read more
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Missoula Independent
NMCDC lands funds for downtown affordable housing projectWhat started as one of Missoula’s earliest log cabins and a backdrop for some b
NMCDC lands funds for downtown affordable housing project
Missoula Independent / Posted 9 days ago
What started as one of Missoula’s earliest log cabins and a backdrop for some bizarre moments in city history ended up a 10-unit apartment complex where period architecture was patched up—and often over—with cheap repairs. It’s hard to say whether... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Crowd packs hearing for landlord billwant more input in shaping the bill and would like to see mandatory warnings in
Crowd packs hearing for landlord bill
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
want more input in shaping the bill and would like to see mandatory warnings included. Mariellen MacKay, of the Nashua Housing Authority, and Robert Tourigny, executive director of NeighborWorks Southern New Hampshire, were among those who... Read more
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Airdrie Echo
Outdoor skating rink in the workslot, situated across the street from Our Lady Queen of Peace school, was origin
Outdoor skating rink in the works
Airdrie Echo / Posted 10 days ago
lot, situated across the street from Our Lady Queen of Peace school, was originally meant for a Habitat for Humanity affordable housing development project, but the organization has found land elsewhere after facing backlash from the... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
Sacramento Housing Deal: Big Challenges Ahead for Vulnerable Berkeley Neighborhoods. CategoryBrown and the state legislature are nearing a deal that would eliminate local d
Sacramento Housing Deal: Big Challenges Ahead for Vulnerable Berkeley Neighborhoods. Category
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 10 days ago
Brown and the state legislature are nearing a deal that would eliminate local discretion to review and challenge certain housing development projects. Under the proposed legislation, multi-unit housing projects will win automatic ("by-right")... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Whitehall housing project goes back to the drawing boardThe Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners punted a controversial ordinance
Whitehall housing project goes back to the drawing board
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 10 days ago
The Whitehall Township Board of Commissioners punted a controversial ordinance that would have allowed affordable housing by adapting certain structures for a new use within each of the township's residential zones back to their legal and legislative... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
14 June 2016Questions and Answers - Tuesday, , 5:23 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk1.
14 June 2016
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 10 days ago
Questions and Answers - Tuesday, , 5:23 pmPress Release: Office of the Clerk1. Prime Minister—Housing1.ANDREW LITTLE (Leader—Labour) to the Prime Minister: Does he stand by all of his and his Ministers’ statements in relation... Read more
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The Morning Call
Whitehall withdraws zoning change that could move affordable housing project forwardobjections, the Whitehall Commissioners withdrew a zoning code amendment that w
Whitehall withdraws zoning change that could move affordable housing project forward
The Morning Call / Posted 10 days ago
objections, the Whitehall Commissioners withdrew a zoning code amendment that would have pushed forward a controversial affordable housing project in the Fullerton neighborhood. The ordinance, which would have added affordable housing as a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Tofino, B.C. in ‘desperate’ need of housing for seasonal workersbeen harder and harder for people to find accommodation and we got to the point
Tofino, B.C. in ‘desperate’ need of housing for seasonal workers
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
been harder and harder for people to find accommodation and we got to the point that we weren’t able to hire anybody.” Housing isn’t a new problem in Tofino, B.C., a surfing hot spot and close-knit community of about 2,000 people on the west... Read more
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The Maui News
WCA announces meeting on Monday CalendarWCA announces meeting on MondayMon, June 13, 2016 @ 7:00PM The Waikapu Communi
WCA announces meeting on Monday Calendar
The Maui News / Posted 11 days ago
WCA announces meeting on MondayMon, June 13, 2016 @ 7:00PM The Waikapu Community Association General Membership meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Waikapu Community Center. The agenda includes the following three speakers: * Kimberly... Read more
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