STAFF BLOG CITY STREET BEAT Grand Forks Council OKs fire requirement
Grand Forks City Council voted Monday to add a section to the city building code requiring builders to cover unfinished basement ceilings with drywall in new homes.
The covering is meant to serve as ... Posted on 12/3/13 at 12:15 PM
THE NEW FORTY Well-done Grand Forks!
There is good news coming out of Grand Forks today. Last evening the Grand Forks City Council led the State of North Dakota into the 21st Century when it voted to ban housing discrimination based on s... Posted on 10/8/13 at 8:29 PM
SENSE AND CENTSIBILITY Consumer Alert: 5 Ways to Spot a Loan Modification Scam
Many homeowners are facing a seemingly never-ending sea of document requests and resubmission of paperwork to their lenders. There is an increase in mail and telephone solicitations as well. Many of t... Posted on 4/25/13 at 9:09 AM
U.S. home resales fell in October to their lowest since June due to an inventory shortage and high property prices that have dampened buying power. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday that sales of previously owned homes fell 3.2 percent last month.
The Grand Forks trust has built and sold two homes, has two more in the construction phase and nine more lots available for building. The city has donated the 13 lots, all located in the Near Southside and downtown areas.
Chuck Miles works six days a week at age 74 while battling cancer to pay his rent in Williston. Stories like this prompted a group called “People in Williston Have Had Enough” to organize a protest here Saturday and begin circulating a petition urging city leaders to take action against high rent prices.
More than $35 million approved by state lawmakers last spring to spur construction of affordable housing for essential workers and low-income residents has already been committed, leaving no available funding until 2015 and demonstrating the pent-up demand for affordable housing across North Dakota, a state official said Thursday.
In 2012, the North Dakota Coalition for Homeless People found that 16 percent of the 972 homeless people it surveyed statewide described this as their living situation. The Vega family of Grand Forks falls into this category.
Only five months after coming online, a Grand Forks city program aimed at easing the cost of home-buying has been given the ax. The Down Payment and Closing Cost Assistance Program offered assistance to homebuyers in the form of a loan of up to $10,000.
Two of Crookston’s goals are to increase its housing stock and revitalize a sagging downtown. Both goals will be addressed with a project that will convert a former SuperValu grocery store into senior housing.
Monthly payments to Willmar area landlords that subsidize low-income tenants could be put at risk if the partial federal government shutdown continues into November and beyond, a local housing official says.
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