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Stories with subject: Housing policy
  • Quinn tour highlights questions of taxes 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 7:12 pm
  • CHICAGO - Gov. Pat Quinn's tour of the state to push his program aimed at helping first-time homebuyers quickly turned political Monday as both he and his Republican gubernatorial opponent wasted no time highlighting likely recurring themes in the 2014 race: wealth and taxes.

  • W.Va. housing programs get nearly $1.4M in funding 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 9:31 am
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Several housing facilities across West Virginia are sharing nearly $1.4 million in federal funding.

  • Long Island town accused of housing bias in suit 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 8:23 pm
  • MINEOLA, New York - Two housing programs administered by a suburban New York town discriminate against blacks because the town gives preference to its predominantly white population, the Justice Department said in a lawsuit filed Thursday.

  • Hawaii House passes smoking ban in public housing 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 7:53 pm
  • HONOLULU - Residents in public housing might soon have a harder time finding a place to smoke.

  • Massachusetts to curb smoking in public housing 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:30 pm
  • BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick's administration moved Thursday to stamp out smoking in public housing in Massachusetts.

  • Chicago easing public housing ban for ex-offenders 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 1:59 pm
  • CHICAGO - The city of Chicago will begin easing restrictions that have prevented former prison inmates from living in public housing.

  • HUD bans ex-Philly housing director over lobbying 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 3:13 pm
  • PHILADELPHIA - The former director of public housing in Philadelphia has been banned from working with any federal programs for three years.

  • NJ adds storm recovery aid for low-income families 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:36 pm
  • New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration is calling for creating a new Superstorm Sandy recovery fund for low-income families who have not applied for money to repair damaged homes in response to criticism that storm aid has not reached low-income people and minorities as it should have.

  • Recent Missouri editorials 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 8:07 am
  • St. Joseph News-Press, March 24

  • Incentives to help housing expansion in Dodge City 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 1:55 pm
  • DODGE CITY, Kansas - The tight housing market in Dodge City is poised to ease a bit for potential buyers and renters following a pair of policy decisions that could make the southwest Kansas community more attractive to developers.

  • Del. court bars limits on gun in public housing 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 8:47 pm
  • DOVER, Delaware - The Delaware Supreme Court has ruled that the Wilmington Housing Authority cannot prohibit residents from carrying guns in common areas.

  • Program puts families on self-sufficient path 
    Updated: Mar-17-14 11:33 pm
  • HOUSTON - After leaving her drug-addicted husband, Monica Johnson hoped becoming a paralegal would save her six kids from growing up in homeless shelters.