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California Coastal Commission approves San Diego cap on short-term rentals – with key provision

The California Coastal Commission approved San Diego’s cap on short-term rentals on March 9 after commissioners added a key provision requiring the city to review new regulations in seven years to assess their effects. “For a city that hosts 35 million tourists, I really feel like you’ve done it right, …

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Billings City Council approves Elks Lodge zoning to make way for apartments

BILLINGS — Billings City Council approved a rezoning of the Elks Lodge property at 394 Lewis Ave to make way for 200 possible new apartment and townhouse residences at its Monday night meeting. The eight-acre Elks Lodge property was changed from all commercial zoning to a mix of commercial and …

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First plumbed toilets, now a prefab shower block appears at the occupation site

What you need to know / Kia mōhio mai koe: It is the 21st day of the occupation of Parliament and surrounding streets. Seventeen protesters confirmed at Covid-19, three hospitalized. The occupants continue to entrench themselves, installing the plumbing for the sewers and installing a heated prefabricated toilet block. Church …

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Upcoming commercial condos in Main South at 811-813 Main St., Worcester

WORCESTER – City Council will be asked on Tuesday to issue an indenture restriction that will allow ongoing plans to create “commercial condominiums” on a pair of vacant lots on Main Street to go ahead. The application includes release deed restrictions that give him the right of first refusal if …

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League City Council refuses to support Clear Lake Apartments

The League City Council‘s vote against supporting a proposed apartment project effectively killed him. At the February 24 city council, JMZ Land Co. proposed to build Clear Lake apartments south of FM 518, west of Louisiana Avenue, east of St. Christopher Avenue, and north of Berm Street. The apartments would …

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The LIC Hotel skyscraper could become low-rise apartments instead

LONG ISLAND CITY, QUEENS — A hotel skyscraper slated for empty land in Long Island City may have been scuttled by the city’s new limits on building hotels — and a developer is now planning a building of low-rise apartments on the site instead, according to recently submitted plans. The …

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Aiken City Council OKs Village at Woodside apartments | local government

After more than an hour of discussion with the public, Aiken City Council approved new multi-family apartments to be built in the Village of Woodside at their Monday meeting. There would be 14 apartments, all housed in one building on Society Hill Drive, with one-car garages for each of the …

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Letter to the Editor: Short-term rental restrictions will hurt local economy

My husband and I have owned condos in Breckenridge for 28 years. Currently we own two, which have been evenly split between long term and short term rentals over the years. The City of Breckenridge has significantly increased license fees for short-term rentals in an effort to increase the number …

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Developers are proposing a 209-unit seniors’ housing development for Crafts Street in Newtonville

The project, which has not yet been filed with the city, would require city council approval for a zoning change and a special permit, according to the developers, who met with residents and several city councilors during a virtual session in January. Developers have said 11 of the independent living …

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Lake Placid Vacation Rental Market Continues to Grow | News, Sports, Jobs

LAKE PLACID — About 10% of all tax lots in the City of North Elba and Village of Lake Placid now have short-term vacation rentals on-site, according to Code Enforcement Officer Mike Orticelle. Data shows that the vacation rental market has grown here over the past year, and more than …

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Surfside Beach Covers Street Light Costs | seaside beach

The Surfside Beach City Council on Tuesday agreed to cover the cost of decorative street lighting in the Harbor Lights subdivision. In 2013, the Harbor Lights HOA wanted something more for their neighborhood than the standard city streetlights and agreed to pay $3,400 a year for special decorative streetlights. Decorative …

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East Liberty proposal raises theater concerns

A developer’s plan to build apartments next to and above East Liberty’s famed Kelly Strayhorn Theater drew stiff opposition from artists, activists and neighborhood residents at a court hearing. Urban planning committee, who chose to postpone his vote pending further discussions. McKnight Realty Partners owns the Penn Avenue parcel that …

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City council to consider funding for new affordable homes

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — More affordable housing may be popping up in Corpus Christi. The city council discusses a project for multi-family apartments to enter on Greenwood Drive near Gollihar Road. It is an affordable housing complex with 152 planned multi-family units of one, two and three bedroom apartments. “I …

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Developers Seek Approval for Small Cottage Development in Northwest Brainerd – Brainerd Dispatch

BRAINERD – A proposal for a supportive housing development with small cottages in Brainerd has broad support from the town’s Planning Commission as long as a few concerns are addressed. Vicky Kinney appeared before the Planning Commission on Wednesday January 19 to present her plan, which consists of three phases …

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Saint Petersburg city council approves affordable housing plan

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (WFLA) — Skyrocketing rents in the Tampa Bay area are prompting many local officials to find a way to provide some relief. In St. Petersburg, the average rent for a one-bedroom apartment is now $1,450, up 21% from a year ago. Rays owner Stu Sternberg apologizes and …

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Lake Placid vacation rental lawsuit dismissed

The 2023 World University Games will be held in Lake Placid. Credit: daveynin, Flickr. January 17, 2022 — LAUREN YATES/ADIRONDACK DAILY COMPANY A lawsuit filed against the City of North Elba and the Village of Lake Placid by a group of short-term vacation rental owners, who sought to overturn city …

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Revised plan for Allison Apartment to be submitted to Vacaville Planning Commission – The Vacaville Reporter

The Allison Apartments project will return to the Vacaville Planning Commission on Tuesday following concerns raised by city council last month. The project, which aims to build 135 affordable apartments on a vacant 3.65-acre site at the southeast corner of Allison Drive and Nut Tree Parkway, is part of the …

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Affordable housing project moves to Cloverdale

Cloverdale town planning commissioners, over objections from community members concerned about increased traffic, voted 3-2 on Tuesday night to approve a 75-unit affordable housing project along Asti Road. Commission Chairman Mike Shanahan and Commissioner Eric Saunders voted no, while Commissioners Sandra Hoevertsz, Chad Asay and William Wagy voted yes. The …

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K Hovnanian Homes will be builder at Kelly Farm

The entrance to Kelly Farm on Porter Road, near Farrell Road. Photo of Brian Petersheim Jr. New Jersey-based K Hovnanian Homes is in the process of purchasing the Kelly Farms property at the southeast corner of the Maricopa-Casa Grande Freeway and N. Porter Road. The 73.67-acre property, located between Santa …

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Tauranga City Council to Pay Nearly $ 30 Million in Pacific Apartments Settlement

The Pacific Apartments building at 8 Maunganui Road was built in 2006. Photo / NZME Tauranga City Council will pay nearly $ 30 million after an out-of-court settlement to settle claims for historic defective buildings in an apartment building in Mount Maunganui. The Pacific Apartments building at 8 Maunganui Rd …

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Trinidad Islands: developer’s plans for four huge apartment buildings in Manchester city center

The 2,000 riverside apartments will also have a gym and bar. Trinidad Islands CGI for Manchester plans Credit: Simpson Haugh A developer has submitted plans to build four massive new towers in Manchester city center. The proposals submitted by Reneker would see a high-rise quartet – including a massive 60-story …

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City committee ignores the alderman on the northwest side and approves apartments it didn’t want in a rare move

CHICAGO – In a rare move, a city council committee brought forward a long-standing apartment development planned for the far northwest of the city despite the local alderman’s objection. Glenstar Properties aims to build 297 apartments near O’Hare Airport, 20% of which would be affordable, but Ald. Anthony Napolitano (41st) …

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New Dublin City Development Plan to End Apartment Building

The publication of Dublin City Council’s (DCC) new development plan sent shivers down the real estate industry last week. Under this plan, developers will be prohibited from constructing new apartment buildings intended solely for rental. The impact of this will freeze future apartment developments in Dublin and mean tenants and …

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‘Wake-up call for industry’: Artist houses lead the way for affordable housing in UK | Architecture

There is something about the very English jumble of regulations, codes and standards that has put the quality of housing in this country on a race to the bottom. There are rules to ensure that a bare minimum of space, light, and ventilation is provided, but, such are the business …

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Greenwood council rejects zoning for apartments near airport

A proposed apartment complex just east of Greenwood Airport failed in a nearly divided city council vote on Monday night. Greenwood City Council voted 5 to 3, with one member absent, against the Indianapolis-based Muesing Management Company’s zoning change request. Muesing submitted a request to the Greenwood Advisory Plan Board …

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Campbell ousted from San Diego City Council chairman, replaced by Elo-Rivera

San Diego City Council on Monday ousted Jen Campbell as board chair, replacing her with board member Sean Elo-Rivera. Campbell was elected to the post by her peers in 2020. Board chair votes in odd years are traditionally routine re-elections of the incumbent, but five board members – Joe LaCava, …

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Newport Beach changes short-term rental rules after Coastal Commission comments – Orange County Register

Newport Beach continues to change its short-term rental rules after comments from the California Coastal Commission suggested changes to the restrictions put in place last year. The city, like many popular tourist destinations, is trying to strike the right balance between welcoming visitors to homes and neighborhoods and reaching out …

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O’Flynn seeks to build 275 houses north of Cork

Plans have been submitted for a strategic real estate development on the north side of Cork City. O’Flynn Construction wants to build 275 residential units on Ballyhooly Road in Ballyvolane. It includes the construction of 205 homes, comprising of two, three and four bedroom homes, including single, semi-detached and semi-detached …

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Imperial Beach strives to bypass parking crisis

Secondary Accessory Unit on 16th Street, Imperial Beach As a small, overcrowded coastal town, Imperial Beach lacks both parking and affordable housing. Some fear that new state laws that make it easier to build apartments for grannies will make the situation worse. Families are already multiplying, said the mayor of …

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Calvert City Council Reviews New Town Plan

Calvert City Council is considering a new plan for the city. By Loyd Ford / The Lake News Calvert City Council will take approximately two weeks to review the strategic plan developed for the City of Calvert by Chastain and Associates, a city planning firm located in Paducah. Stephanie Brown …

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Skeptical advice about the $ 15 entrance fee hike

NARRAGANSETT – City Council signaled on Tuesday that it would not support increasing the daily admission fee for Narragansett Town Beach to $ 15 in 2022, causing considerable unrest among residents who have filled out town hall to advocate for ” an increase in tariffs. “What I’m seeing are people …

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Worthington leaders attempt to prepare Wilson Bridge Road Corridor for long-term development prospects with dezoning

Worthington officials are working to position more properties along the Wilson Bridge Road corridor for future development, although some residents are opposed. Three applications for rezoning of properties on East Wilson Bridge Road were filed until an undetermined date at the Worthington Architectural Review Board and Municipal Planning Commission meeting …

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Planned rental rules would damage the city

Through ohtadmin | to September 30, 2021 For the publisher: As far as I can remember, South County towns have opened their doors to vacationers and much of Jamestown’s economy is based on tourism. This will change dramatically if city council approves its draft ordinance to reshape the rental market. …

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Lowell is back

Its city center carved by canals and classical architecture form the bones of a great city. The brick factories that once made Lowell an industrial powerhouse have gradually been redeveloped into apartments, bringing more residents to the heart of the city. A bustling university sits on the edge of downtown, …

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San José bans flavored tobacco and smoking in apartments

Flavored vapes or menthol cigarettes will soon be erased from the shelves of San José. San José City Council unanimously adopted a new ordinance on Tuesday evening banning the sale of flavored electronic cigarettes and menthol cigarettes. City leaders hope the new measure will protect the city’s teens from nicotine …

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Huntington Beach Extends Short Term Rental Period

Huntington Beach City Council on Tuesday night extended a deadline to write off unauthorized short-term housing rentals until the end of the year. Short-term rentals, defined as a unit rented for 30 days or less, were technically prohibited in Huntington Beach until this year. But on January 19, the council …

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Cottage Grove Sentinel | Village Green plans call for new housing

As The Village Green completes its sale process, its new owners have communicated information to the Town of Cottage Grove regarding plans for the 61-year-old facility. “We are excited to create a dynamic mixed-use development that supports the local economy and provides new housing,” said Colin Kelley of Timberview Construction …

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Montgomery City Council Tackles License-Free Apartments

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (WSFA) – The town of Montgomery is cracking down on apartment complexes operated without proper permissions. These are resorts with absent owners and unsafe living conditions, according to the city. These complexes are said to be in violation of city safety codes. Managers of four of them appeared …

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Oconomowoc development offered to adults with disabilities

A mixed-use development of apartments, houses and amenities for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) has been proposed on 12 acres in the Pabst Farms area of ​​the Town of Oconomowoc. According to documents submitted to the city, Journey21 proposed the project at the southeast corner of Old Schoolhouse …

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Kalispell approves list of high density housing

Kalispell City Council approved two separate housing projects totaling more than 500 units, including single-family residences, townhouses and cottages, at its August 2 meeting. Located just west of the Kalispell Bypass near the Foys Lake Road interchange, the Mountain View development will be a high-density project consisting of 407 housing …

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city ​​moves towards easing restrictions on new apartments in business districts | Webster Kirkwood Times

On July 6, Webster Groves City Council reviewed code changes to allow multi-family housing in its business districts. The city defines multi-family housing as apartments, apartment hotels, storefront residences, townhouses, and condominiums. At its July 6 meeting, the council backed a plan to increase the allowable height of buildings from …

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