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This post has been updated, as indicated below. Congressional Republicans may have found a way to force Democrats to accept the sequester -- for this year, at least -- thanks in part to labor protections won by federal employee unions. The sequester...
L.A. NOWThe top budget official at Los Angeles City Hall warned Thursday that the city could lose up to $115 million in federal grants if Congress fails to stave off automatic across-the-board budget cuts scheduled for March 1. In a report......
L.A. NOWA U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development report shows a decrease in the overall homeless population in Los Angeles County, and a more marked decrease in the number of homeless veterans....
L.A. NOWCity of Lancaster: Officials in Lancaster said Tuesday that they are suing the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles in an effort to recoup almost $400,000 that the city has spent to defend itself in legal battles over a now-defunct program it...
L.A. NOWSection 8 lawsuit against Antelope Valley cities: Lancaster calls neighboring Palmdale's decision to settle a discrimination lawsuit against it "capitulation."...
L.A. NOWLancaster files a complaint against Los Angeles County: Officials in the Antelope Valley city of Lancaster said Wednesday they planned to file a complaint against Los Angeles County and its housing authority, for racial housing discrimination....
This hallowed ground The Harbor Square apartments are history. The 368-unit complex, much of which was dedicated to Section 8 subsidized housing, was razed last year by the city of Hampton to make room for a new courthouse, as well as some street...
The Pantagraph, Bloomington, Ill.The chase for government dollars may be an arduous path, but studies show supportive housing for the mentally ill can save money in the long run. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), a New York study of 10,000 homeless people...
The Press of Atlantic City, Pleasantville, N.J.Stuart Griffin moved his family to Atlantic City from Cincinnati two weeks before October's Hurricane Sandy. "That was our welcome-to-Atlantic City moment," he said. During the storm the home his family rented near the bay became damaged and Griffin...
The Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training's Baltimore complex is full of neatly made beds and shining-clean floors, a military-like environment for homeless former service members working to get their lives back on track. Its executive...
The owner and manager of several properties in the Greater Hartford area have agreed to pay $150,000 to a fair housing advocate group as part of settlement. The group, Connecticut Fair Housing Center, sued Paul Rosow, the owner of the properties, and...
The News & ObserverNettie Grove, the 83-year-old widow on Carver Street, will not be forced to leave her home in 90 days. But her future remains uncertain. For roughly six years, the feisty, retired teacher has lived in Southeast Raleigh using a Section 8 housing...
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