City Plan: “Reconsider” SRO Moratorium

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 18, 2018 1:34 pm | Comments (9)

Markeshia Ricks PhotoPaul Bass PhotoThe City Plan Commission stopped short of urging the Board of Alders to kill a planned six-month development moratorium aimed at protecting endangered rooming houses — voting instead to urge a “reconsideration.”

The vote took place Wednesday night at the conclusion of a four-hour passionate public hearing at this month’s City Plan meeting at City Hall.

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Not-For-Profit Seeks Support To Keep Rebuilding In Hill

by Thomas Breen | Jan 10, 2018 1:03 pm | Comments (6)

Thomas Breen photoA city not-for-profit that has spent nearly 40 years rehabilitating historic houses and supporting stable homeownership in the city’s poorest communities is looking for another round of federal grant money to help it continue its housing renovation and education work in the Hill, Newhallville and Dwight neighborhoods.

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