Monthly Archives: April 2011

Controversial Spokane Valley Housing Development Debated

 Spokane Valley Church faced off against some angry neighbors at Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. The battle surrounds controversial church plans to build low income housing for seniors in the 500 block of North Walnut Road. “It’s going to change … Continue reading

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Winnetka IL’s affordable housing debate opens to packed house

A series of stories on the meetings in Winnetka over affordable housing: Winnetka’s village president asked residents to remain “respectful and courteous” as trustees embarked Tuesday night on a discussion over a proposed affordable housing plan. The issue has bitterly … Continue reading

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Segregation Not Going Away in American Cities

The recent report that America’s most segregated cities are just as — if not more — segregated than they were a couple of decades ago is hardly a revelation. The report focused on the top 10 most segregated cities. But … Continue reading

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Affordable Housing In Winnetka, IL: Supporters and Opponents

Winnetka’s affordable housing plan has generated a lot of talk, speculation and passion on both sides of the issue over the past few weeks. Tuesday night’s village council study session on the initiative includes an opportunity for public comment, and … Continue reading

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St. Bernard Parish, LA President lifts apartment ban under threat of hefty fines

Work is resuming on four new apartment complexes in St. Bernard Parish after a federal judgment threatened to fine the parish government up to $50,000 per day as long as the projects are idle. U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan issued … Continue reading

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Little Elm TX Council Contestant — Oppose Apartments Near Upscale Homes

Linda Brantley believes that all politics start local and is asking Little Elm residents for “Your vote to be Your voice,” on the Little Elm Town Council. Brantley is running for the At-Large Place 6 seat in the upcoming May … Continue reading

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Affordable Housing Providers Dominate Apartment Industry’s Largest Owners

The apartment industry made a surprising recovery in 2010 from the “Great Recession,” and that recovery is reflected in the 2011 NMHC 50, the National Multi Housing Council’s annual ranking of the 50 largest apartment owners and 50 largest managers. … Continue reading

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