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Boston Globe
A jewel for the homeless celebrated in Jamaica Plainyears of being homeless. On Saturday, Magee joined more than 100 people to cel
A jewel for the homeless celebrated in Jamaica Plain
Boston Globe / Posted 5 hours ago
years of being homeless. On Saturday, Magee joined more than 100 people to celebrate a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 30-unit affordable housing and medical complex on Walnut Avenue. “I am beyond words,” Magee said, a smile shining across his... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Senior housing project results in two street closures Posted Apr. 30, 2016 at 4:42 PM Portions of two streets in New Bern will per
Senior housing project results in two street closures
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 6 hours ago
Posted Apr. 30, 2016 at 4:42 PM Portions of two streets in New Bern will permanently close to make way for a senior housing complex that has been stalled for the past four years.The New Bern... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle condos: Short supply puts extra squeeze on housing marketentry-level buyers could afford. The Dobbses took the plunge into urban living
Seattle condos: Short supply puts extra squeeze on housing market
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 hours ago
entry-level buyers could afford. The Dobbses took the plunge into urban living last year and bought a 1,270-square-foot unit in Insignia, where units range from $500,000 to upward of $2 million. “We really fell in love with the view, the... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
Local and state news in brief for April 30, 2016classes, call Joyce Meyerpeter at 209-6131. For more information, go to sjcfl.u
Local and state news in brief for April 30, 2016
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 23 hours ago
classes, call Joyce Meyerpeter at 209-6131. For more information, go to sjcfl.us/fip. Enclave at World Golf meeting A community meeting is at 6:15 p.m. May 10 at Mill Creek Elementary School, 3750 International Golf Parkway, to discuss the... Read more
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Denver Post
Sustainability Park to be developed into condos, townhomesmuch longer. Denver-based Curtis Park Group has purchased the two-block Sustai
Sustainability Park to be developed into condos, townhomes
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
much longer. Denver-based Curtis Park Group has purchased the two-block Sustainability Park property from Denver Housing Authority and will begin construction this summer on a multi-phase, for-sale residential development with an... Read more
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The Columbian
City owes 2 school districts money after failing to update impact feesdistrict homes were overcharged. As a result of the city’s error, developers o
City owes 2 school districts money after failing to update impact fees
The Columbian / Posted yesterday
district homes were overcharged. As a result of the city’s error, developers of more than a dozen single-family and multi-unit housing development projects were undercharged by thousands of dollars each. The city has consulted with its attorneys... Read more
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The News & Observer
Downtown Raleigh sees wave of ground-floor retail spaceretail space | News & Observer April 29, 2016 6:36 PM Mixed-use development
Downtown Raleigh sees wave of ground-floor retail space
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
retail space | News & Observer April 29, 2016 6:36 PM Mixed-use developments suffered during the economic downturn but are making a comeback Big-name retailers haven’t yet... Read more
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Washington City Paper
At What Price?: Amidst pristine high-rises and condemned buildings are thousands of poorly maintained low-rent units in limbo.bedbugs, leaks, and broken appliances. Countless phone calls and court appearan
At What Price?: Amidst pristine high-rises and condemned buildings are thousands of poorly maintained low-rent units in limbo.
Washington City Paper / Posted yesterday
bedbugs, leaks, and broken appliances. Countless phone calls and court appearances. Still, after dealing with deteriorating housing conditions for years, many D.C. residents in low-rent units have found themselves caught in the gray area of a system... Read more
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Vernon Morning Star
Seniors housing developsParking concerns haven’t driven seniors housing off course. Vernon council has
Seniors housing develops
Vernon Morning Star / Posted yesterday
Parking concerns haven’t driven seniors housing off course. Vernon council has agreed to a development variance permit for a 119-unit seniors assisted housing on 24th Street, next to the Village Green Liquor Store. “It’s affordable and the units... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County compromises in complex Keystone land dealSummit County is in the process of settling a deal to finalize residential deve
Summit County compromises in complex Keystone land deal
Summit Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
Summit County is in the process of settling a deal to finalize residential development on a piece of property in Keystone more than 20 years in the making. Summit’s Board of County Commissioners held a public hearing this past Tuesday, April 26 to... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Spartanburg church leaders urged to help Northside effortInterfaith Alliance,�a group of pastors and lay leaders that formed in 2014 to
Spartanburg church leaders urged to help Northside effort
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
Interfaith Alliance,�a group of pastors and lay leaders that formed in 2014 to serve as a resource hub for the community. The former mayor described the Northside as��a "vibrant place where a lot of great things are going to happen" in the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Citizen task force reviews pace of development and public facilitiesA panel tasked with reviewing the adequate public facilities ordinance, a land
Citizen task force reviews pace of development and public facilities
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
A panel tasked with reviewing the adequate public facilities ordinance, a land use policy that attempts to manage development and the pace of public facilities, is recommending stricter limits on residential development when area schools are... Read more
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Pembroke Daily Observer
Expansion planned for Riverview AptsPETAWAWA - Seniors housing is getting a boost in Petawawa. On Monday, the town
Expansion planned for Riverview Apts
Pembroke Daily Observer / Posted 2 days ago
PETAWAWA - Seniors housing is getting a boost in Petawawa. On Monday, the town's planning committee voted to recommend council approve a plan to expand the 21-unit Riverview Apartments located at 1145 Victoria Street by adding an addition containing... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Towers funding soughtn The developer who wants to buy the former IHM property hopes to secure low-in
Towers funding sought
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
n The developer who wants to buy the former IHM property hopes to secure low-income housing tax credits from the state to renovate the nearly 100-year-old apartment complex. Posted Apr. 28, 2016 at 12:00 PM A developer is hoping to secure funds to... Read more
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The Riverhead News-Review
New group aims to unite efforts on both side of Peconicin the area. In Riverhead, officials have pointed to the reopening of the Suffo
New group aims to unite efforts on both side of Peconic
The Riverhead News-Review / Posted 2 days ago
in the area. In Riverhead, officials have pointed to the reopening of the Suffolk Theater and the addition of two mixed-use housing developments as examples that revitalization efforts are working downtown. Yet amid the progress,some have felt that... Read more
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ABC Newspapers
Riverdale Station project takes two steps forwardin Coon Rapids has taken two steps forward. In separate actions April 19, the C
Riverdale Station project takes two steps forward
ABC Newspapers / Posted 2 days ago
in Coon Rapids has taken two steps forward. In separate actions April 19, the Coon Rapids City Council and the Coon Rapids Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA), which is comprised of the seven city council members, approved a memorandum of... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
$5,000 given to Harbor HomesHarbor Homes a $5,000 donation to be used toward the matching funds that the ag
$5,000 given to Harbor Homes
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Harbor Homes a $5,000 donation to be used toward the matching funds that the agency must raise in order to leverage a housing grant from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The funds will be used to sustain six units of... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Keeping affordable housing a priority: CITY HALLWhat makes housing affordable? Affordable housing can include ownership, renta
Keeping affordable housing a priority: CITY HALL
Barrie Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
What makes housing affordable? Affordable housing can include ownership, rental or subsidized housing. It is defined in the province and the City of Barrie as housing that does not exceed 30% of gross annual household income for low and moderate... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Phoenix affordable-housing complex gets a new look thanks to union volunteersLocal labor unions joined together Wednesday and volunteered their time to beau
Phoenix affordable-housing complex gets a new look thanks to union volunteers
The Arizona Republic / Posted 3 days ago
Local labor unions joined together Wednesday and volunteered their time to beautify and update the Whispering Sands affordable housing complex in Sunnyslope. More than 20 volunteers from six different unions came out to paint the four buildings,... Read more
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Orange County Register
Costa Mesa councilman: Affordable housing rule is 'socialism'Is it socialism to require developers to include affordable housing in new home
Costa Mesa councilman: Affordable housing rule is 'socialism'
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
Is it socialism to require developers to include affordable housing in new home projects? That’s what one Costa Mesa councilman said when asked to consider a proposed “inclusionary zoning” law at the city council’s meeting April 19. “Excuse me if... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
People living in caravan parks while waiting for a rentalfor seven months. Photo / Andrew Warner Some Bay pensioners and families are b
People living in caravan parks while waiting for a rental
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
for seven months. Photo / Andrew Warner Some Bay pensioners and families are being forced to live in camping grounds as a "housing crisis" in Tauranga worsens. Labour MPs Phil Twyford, David Parker and Nanaia Mahuta yesterday heard from Tauranga... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Another downtown neighborhood - this one driven by churches - looks for revitalizationstep Thursday when leaders at the cornerstone Episcopal church voted to form a
Another downtown neighborhood - this one driven by churches - looks for revitalization
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 3 days ago
step Thursday when leaders at the cornerstone Episcopal church voted to form a for-profit corporation solely focused on development in the Cathedral District. The home of Jacksonville’s main Episcopal church since 1834 sits on Billy Goat Hill,... Read more
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The News-Times
Development rising fast on former Schlumberger property in RidgefieldRIDGEFIELD — Aided by a light winter and pushed by robust demand, developers of
Development rising fast on former Schlumberger property in Ridgefield
The News-Times / Posted 3 days ago
RIDGEFIELD — Aided by a light winter and pushed by robust demand, developers of an age 55-plus housing development on Sunset Lane are scrambling to finish the first phase of their project in time for residents to move in this July. When completed,... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Development rising fast on former Schlumberger property in RidgefieldRIDGEFIELD — Aided by a light winter and pushed by robust demand, developers of
Development rising fast on former Schlumberger property in Ridgefield
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
RIDGEFIELD — Aided by a light winter and pushed by robust demand, developers of an age 55-plus housing development on Sunset Lane are scrambling to finish the first phase of their project in time for residents to move in this July. When completed,... Read more
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MLive.com
Ypsilanti to fence off contaminated area of Water Streethigher levels of PCB and lead contamination than officials previously thought e
Ypsilanti to fence off contaminated area of Water Street
MLive.com / Posted 3 days ago
higher levels of PCB and lead contamination than officials previously thought existed. Beth Ernat, the city's economic development director, said the move is a precautionary measure. "The results came in with a higher concentration of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NSSF Shs3 Billion Jinja Project to Boost Investmentstate minister for General Duties ministry of Finance Fred Omach said the proje
NSSF Shs3 Billion Jinja Project to Boost Investment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
state minister for General Duties ministry of Finance Fred Omach said the project will also contribute to the economic development of Jinja and the country at large. He also disclosed that they are proposing to amend the law regarding the... Read more
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Zero Hedge
A Manhattan "Pool In The Sky" - For The Billionaire Who Has Everything ElseBuilding and East River. It will be the first major new skybridge in New York i
A Manhattan "Pool In The Sky" - For The Billionaire Who Has Everything Else
Zero Hedge / Posted 3 days ago
Building and East River. It will be the first major new skybridge in New York in 80 years, according to the developer JDS Development Group. Some of the wealthiest New Yorkers are expected to live in the 761 rental residences, though 150... Read more
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New America Media
Old and Homeless: Aging Hard and Fast on Spokane’s Streetsfor people they know only by nickname. One early-morning outing found the two
Old and Homeless: Aging Hard and Fast on Spokane’s Streets
New America Media / Posted 3 days ago
for people they know only by nickname. One early-morning outing found the two homeless outreach coordinators from the Community Health Association of Spokane looking for a man called Tennessee. As Zarins-Ilgen pulled up to Coeur d’Alene Park, she... Read more
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The Star
Bursa highlights for Tues, April 26against its proposed purchase, when the board needed at least 75% shareholder a
Bursa highlights for Tues, April 26
The Star / Posted 4 days ago
against its proposed purchase, when the board needed at least 75% shareholder approval. Read more * Tenaga Nasional Bhd’s unit TNB Fuel Services Sdn Bhd, which supplies coal to the public utility as well as to independent power producers, hired... Read more
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The Mercury News
Homeless housing on Senter Road draws criticism from neighborsSAN JOSE -- A new homeless housing project on Senter Road is drawing sharp crit
Homeless housing on Senter Road draws criticism from neighbors
The Mercury News / Posted 4 days ago
SAN JOSE -- A new homeless housing project on Senter Road is drawing sharp criticism from neighbors who say it will intensify crime and blight in the south central San Jose neighborhood. "We thought it would be housing for families with children,"... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Walkability is the new buzz word when it comes to housing developmentWhen it comes to securing housing, it’s been said that a key factor is location
Walkability is the new buzz word when it comes to housing development
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
When it comes to securing housing, it’s been said that a key factor is location, location, location. But these days, builders and housing advocates agree, there’s another issue that’s also become appealing to those seeking a place to live in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt to Construct 50 Houses in Each LGABy Yahaya Ibrahim and Dotun Omisakin Lagos — The Lagos State Government yester
Govt to Construct 50 Houses in Each LGA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
By Yahaya Ibrahim and Dotun Omisakin Lagos — The Lagos State Government yesterday disclosed its plan to construct 50 housing units in each of its 20 local government areas (LGAs) and 37 local council development areas (LCDAs). The state... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uganda's NSSF Plans U.S.$1 Million Projectmarket by close of this calendar year. "This will have a direct impact on our
Uganda's NSSF Plans U.S.$1 Million Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
market by close of this calendar year. "This will have a direct impact on our economy by significantly reducing on the housing deficit. As Board members, one of our key objectives on the agenda is to ensure that we implement a number of real... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
In Portland, a pro-density policy piques Boulder leadership's interestPORTLAND, Ore. — Imagine if, as a pro-density approach to Boulder's housing cri
In Portland, a pro-density policy piques Boulder leadership's interest
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 4 days ago
PORTLAND, Ore. — Imagine if, as a pro-density approach to Boulder's housing crisis, the city rewrote its code to allow residents to turn their garages, or extra rooms, or even entire wings of their homes, into accessory housing units. Imagine if, on... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Despite protests, Littleton selectmen sign agreement to allow development at Couper Farm LITTLETON -- Couper Farm will be developed under a Host Community Agreement t
Despite protests, Littleton selectmen sign agreement to allow development at Couper Farm
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
LITTLETON -- Couper Farm will be developed under a Host Community Agreement that gifts the town 22 acres of open space, despite two hours of protest from... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder planners back annexation of Hogan-Pancost propertyand zoning agreement for the controversial Hogan-Pancost property that, if appr
Boulder planners back annexation of Hogan-Pancost property
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 5 days ago
and zoning agreement for the controversial Hogan-Pancost property that, if approved, would clear the way for a planned housing development. Neighbors long have opposed the development of the 22-acre property on the city's southeastern edge... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Record housing costs put the squeeze on D-FW residentsA Garland building that once was full of money will soon be used to house folks
Record housing costs put the squeeze on D-FW residents
Dallas Morning News / Posted 5 days ago
A Garland building that once was full of money will soon be used to house folks who need a more affordable place to live. The former Bank of America building on Avenue B is just down the street from Garland High School. A seniors center is right... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
2 incumbents, 2 political newcomers vie for 2 seats on Dalton Select Boardneeds to be encouraging for businesses." A 20-year member on Pittsfield Police
2 incumbents, 2 political newcomers vie for 2 seats on Dalton Select Board
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 5 days ago
needs to be encouraging for businesses." A 20-year member on Pittsfield Police Department, Strout currently serves as Drug Unit Commander. "I'm a problem solver," he said. "Negotiating compromises and working with people — that's what I... Read more
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The Shelter Island Reporter
No sale — neighbors react to affordable housing planILLUSTRATION GETTY IMAGE/iStock | Affordable housing is back in the news on She
No sale — neighbors react to affordable housing plan
The Shelter Island Reporter / Posted 5 days ago
ILLUSTRATION GETTY IMAGE/iStock | Affordable housing is back in the news on Shelter Island. “We’ve tried many things — the result is always the same.” The speaker was Mary-Faith Westervelt, co-chair of Shelter Island’s Community Housing Board (CHB)... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Summit County's next workforce housing project draws ideas at open houseApril 21 in order to obtain public comment on how they believe the recently acq
Summit County's next workforce housing project draws ideas at open house
Summit Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
April 21 in order to obtain public comment on how they believe the recently acquired, approximately 45-acre workforce-housing site should be developed. The goal is to take ideas and opinions from local stakeholders in order to ensure the... Read more
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Denver Post
Longmont may consider rules for short-term vacation rentalslegal gray area in Longmont law because there isn't a specific area of the code
Longmont may consider rules for short-term vacation rentals
Denver Post / Posted 5 days ago
legal gray area in Longmont law because there isn't a specific area of the code that applies to it. Longmont Planning and Development Director Joni Marsh said traditional bed and breakfasts are allowed in Longmont, but they are limited to certain... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NSSF Ventures Out, Goes for U.S.$1 Million Jinja Planit decided to venture outside the usual hotspots of Kampala and Wakiso to go to
NSSF Ventures Out, Goes for U.S.$1 Million Jinja Plan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
it decided to venture outside the usual hotspots of Kampala and Wakiso to go to Jinja, in a move that could attract opportunities in the eastern town, writes JUSTUS LYATUU. For the first time in its 30-year history, the National Social Security... Read more
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Yale Daily News
New Haven, a new millennial magnetElm City, opening restaurants and leisure venues such as Karaoke Heroes, their
New Haven, a new millennial magnet
Yale Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Elm City, opening restaurants and leisure venues such as Karaoke Heroes, their young professional patrons have built a community around their products. “In the past, I would have said that I would have moved into the suburbs and bought a house,”... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Next steps in Lake Hill housing development beginApril 21 in order to obtain public comment on how they believe the recently acq
Next steps in Lake Hill housing development begin
Summit Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
April 21 in order to obtain public comment on how they believe the recently acquired, approximately 45-acre workforce-housing site should be developed. The goal is to take ideas and opinions from local stakeholders in order to ensure the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Public housing project razed to make way for express toll lanesTAMPA — Tampa Presbyterian Village, the angular public housing development that
Public housing project razed to make way for express toll lanes
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
TAMPA — Tampa Presbyterian Village, the angular public housing development that formed a pink stucco mountain range between Blake High School and Interstate 275, is gone. The complex, vacant since Dec. 30, was reduced to a dirt plot late last week... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Longmont to talk short-term vacation rentals rules in 2016legal gray area in Longmont law because there isn't a specific area of the code
Longmont to talk short-term vacation rentals rules in 2016
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 6 days ago
legal gray area in Longmont law because there isn't a specific area of the code that applies to it. Longmont Planning and Development Director Joni Marsh said traditional bed and breakfasts are allowed in Longmont, but they are limited to certain... Read more
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The St. Augustine Record
St. Johns County to explore impact fee adjustments for workforce, affordable housingproceeds used to fund capital improvements, capital revenue sources and countyw
St. Johns County to explore impact fee adjustments for workforce, affordable housing
The St. Augustine Record / Posted 6 days ago
proceeds used to fund capital improvements, capital revenue sources and countywide projections for a number of criteria by development type. The St. Johns County School District is concurrently contracting with Nicholas for an updated analysis of... Read more
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The Columbian
More homeowners fine with cozying up to noise, eyesoreshealth hazard of living closer to pollution. “Land is so scarce that the prope
More homeowners fine with cozying up to noise, eyesores
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
health hazard of living closer to pollution. “Land is so scarce that the properties that are available for residential development tend to be those fringe properties,” said Tim Barden, senior vice president at Land Advisors Organization, a... Read more
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Orange County Register
Freeway views are hot: Homeowners cozy up to urban eyesoreshealth hazard of living closer to pollution. “Land is so scarce that the prope
Freeway views are hot: Homeowners cozy up to urban eyesores
Orange County Register / Posted 7 days ago
health hazard of living closer to pollution. “Land is so scarce that the properties that are available for residential development tend to be those fringe properties,” said Tim Barden, senior vice president at Land Advisors Organization, a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Former urban nuisances spawning hot propertiesand homebuyers, despite loud and ugly neighbors. "Land is so scarce that the p
Former urban nuisances spawning hot properties
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
and homebuyers, despite loud and ugly neighbors. "Land is so scarce that the properties that are available for residential development tend to be those fringe properties," said Tim Barden, senior vice president at Land Advisors Organization, a... Read more
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