| Oct 2, 2011
The Harris family's life began to unravel around dawn on the last day of August.
R.J. Harris, who is 77, was in bed when a noise jolted him awake.
Bam. What was that?
Bam. It sounded like an explosion.
Bam. The front door swung open and officers in...
| Oct 16, 2011
The building inspectors came to the home of R.J. and Josephine Harris on Friday morning. One of them jumped up and down on the new kitchen floor.
His verdict: It's better.
The Harrises felt a rush of hope.
Maybe, just maybe, they wouldn't have to...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 9:30 AM
There was some outrage in Monroe County as people said they were being punished for following the rules.
A huge crowd showed up to sign up for "Section 8" housing Wednesday morning at the Bloomington Convention Center.
According to the Bloomington...
| Jun 16, 2012
Q: I'm an active-duty Army sergeant. My wife, who lived in Maryland, and I married last month, and now she'd like to join me at my duty station. But her landlord says that because I wasn't on her lease, he doesn't have to let her out of the lease, and he'...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:25 PM
No two individuals have ever been more polarized on the issue of state immigration laws than Congressman Lou Barletta, R-11th District, and Allentown City Council President Julio Guridy.
Both politicians, however, found something to like in the U.S....
| Jul 4, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Does a bank have to pay maintenance fees on a property in foreclosure? Is there any reason a condominium community shouldn't accept Section 8 tenants?
These are questions from Sun Sentinel readers. And we have answers with help from South Florida...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:10 PM
So Rep. Jeff Landry is running for re-election and the Times Picayune’s constitutionally-hapless doyenne has a deadline for her editorial, mix the two and voila! Say hello to Stephanie Grace’s, graceless embrace1 of President Obama’s...
| Feb 29, 2012
A moving man knocked on Jacqueline Pratt's row house door Tuesday to see if she was ready to leave the ghost town.
"I'm not rushing you," the mover said, and that was good because even though this week is the exit deadline, she wasn't ready.
| Mar 2, 2012
Q: I've been asked by one of my tenants for permission to break her lease. She has a restraining order against her estranged husband, and wants to move away. I told her I'd hold her to the same standard I apply to anyone who breaks a lease — she'...
| Mar 17, 2013
Jonathan Fine was walking through the old housing project looking for the right words.
Georgian art deco fusion? Georgian eclectic with art deco thrown in? Colonial Revival?
Whatever the right words are, they're not ones typically associated with...