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Section 8 (housing)

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  • Letter: Section 8 housing would ruin city

    La Cañada is a precious jewel among the very ordinary and common cities that surround us. Why? For two reasons. Because of our school system and because of the uncongested “small town” atmosphere and our lovely single family neighborhoods....
  • Glendale officials: Affordable housing options slim

    The Fhardos have been waiting for subsidized housing assistance in Glendale for 13 years and, after attending an affordable housing informational meeting hosted by the city Monday night, the elderly couple said they felt more in the know, but frustrated...
  • Alleged bogus businesswoman arrested on suspicion of fraud

    Alleged bogus businesswoman arrested on suspicion of fraud
    A woman who ran an apparent bogus business in Glendale was arrested this week after she allegedly defrauded elderly victims who paid her to help them get Section 8 housing vouchers to avoid a long waiting list, police said. Naira Shakhmuradyan was taken...
  • Beleaguered DuPage Housing Authority dismisses executive director

    Beleaguered DuPage Housing Authority dismisses executive director
    The troubled DuPage Housing Authority has dismissed its executive director after just eight months on the job, raising questions about the agency's leadership in the midst of an ongoing federal investigation. David Hoicka, who was hired in January and...
  • Homeless population declines in L.A. County, U.S. says

     
    A 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. budget official warns of major cuts if Congress fails to act

     
    The 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......
  • Lancaster sues county housing agency over legal fees

     
    City 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...
  • “Chicago Fire” puts its title city at center stage

     
    We think it’s safe to say that Chicago is officially back on the film and television map. The city’s always been an attractive place to shoot — rich in history and architecture, and possessing an abundance of patina. But until the tax...
  • Residents Told to Pay Up or Move Out

    Residents Told to Pay Up or Move Out
    Tenants at the Belleview Place Apartments, near Ionia, are being told they need to pay up or move out. "What I have [in my hand] is demand for possession of non-payment of rent. I moved in here July 24th,” Patty said. She didn’t want her last...
  • L.A. County Sheriff's Department violated rights of blacks, Justice Department says

    L.A. County Sheriff's Department violated rights of blacks, Justice Department says
    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department violated the U.S. Constitution and federal laws in its treatment of blacks and other residents of public housing in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department concluded. Federal officials on Friday...
  • Officials warn of Section 8 housing scam

    In the highly competitive world of Section 8 housing assistance, Glendale officials say there have been reports of people promising people a highly coveted voucher in exchange for money. The suspects, city officials say, have gone so far as opening phony...
  • DreamWorks Animation signs TV deal with Germany's Super RTL

    In the latest push to expand its television production business, DreamWorks Animation has signed a five-year deal to produce animated television shows for German broadcaster Super RTL. Under the deal, the creator of the "Shrek," "Kung Fu Panda" and...