June 8, 2009, 1pm PDT
Fort Lauderdale joins a national program which will provide $3.7 million to change foreclosed homes into affordable housing.
December 28, 2006, 6am PST
<p>Marjory Stoneman Douglas saved Florida's Everglades, but was impoverished, blind and deaf in old age. Friends seeking to help persuaded the state to buy her property for a museum, letting her stay till she died; now the state wants to sell the land.</p>
December 13, 2006, 8am PST
<p>A new world is emerging midway between Orlando and Tampa along Interstate 4. Some say as soon as 10 years, others, in 20 years, strawberry fields and pastures will be paved over and Tampa to Orlando will be one big metropolitan area.</p>
November 16, 2006, 6am PST
<p>What happens when the professional planning staff advising an elected board disagrees with the conclusions of the elected board, and is required to submit a proposal that the planners opposed to a state regulatory agency for approval?</p>
November 4, 2006, 11am PST
<p>Broward County, Florida, is considering a plan to reduce a growing demand on Everglades water by replenishing groundwater with treated sewage. The plan is generating outcry from environmentalists who worry the sewage won't be treated enough.</p>
October 24, 2006, 8am PDT
<p>Condo owners and members of homeowner associations, who are already struggling to pay repairs on uninhabitable storm-damaged units and fighting with their insurance companies for compensation and temporary housing, now face possible foreclosure.</p>
August 18, 2006, 7am PDT
Local residents of rural Palm Beach County learned how growth management laws and grass-roots opposition to a 10,000 unit major development can be trumped by lobbyists in the state capital.
July 23, 2006, 5am PDT
Sheridan Stationside Village, a $500 million, 40-acre project with a train station as a central component, gained preliminary approval in Hollywood, Florida, despite opposition from the County's school board and nearby residents.
July 14, 2006, 9am PDT
A newly adopted affordable housing law in Coral Springs, Florida, includes a teacher village as incentive to attract teachers to a City-owned Charter School.
June 21, 2006, 6am PDT
The affordable housing crisis in Florida, arising from the state's booming real estate market, has pushed moderate income residents out of the housing market. Florida's legislature passed a bill in 2006 to create new programs addressing the problem.
May 22, 2006, 9am PDT
Fort Lauderdale's mayor condemned a proposed workforce housing ordinance as unfair to developers and 'communistic'. He said people mistakenly think they're entitled to an affordable single family house on a 40-hour work week.
July 15, 2005, 8am PDT
Florida officials say the neotraditional resort is one of the safest places on the Gulf of Mexico.
July 12, 2005, 10am PDT
The outcome of the G-8 summit was empty rhetoric about global warming.
July 8, 2005, 2pm PDT
Fort Lauderdale accidentally built a sidewalk on private property, and has been leasing the property every since.
April 26, 2005, 8am PDT
A $100 tax on all new vehicles is at the center of major plans to change the face of rapid transit throughout all of South Florida.
April 8, 2005, 8am PDT
Though they want to contain sprawl, Florida's leaders cannot figure out how to pay for it.
April 6, 2005, 2pm PDT
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, approved an automated parking garage -- a robotic system that stacks cars in less space than conventional parking garages -- for a downtown loft project.
April 2, 2005, 7am PST
Residents of Northwest Fort Lauderdale gather to voice concerns about gentrification.
March 17, 2005, 2pm PST
Florida State Supreme Court ruled that a proposed amendment to Florida's constitution to give voters final say over land use amendments can't go on the 2006 ballot.
March 10, 2005, 12pm PST
Why did Palm Beach County voters concerned about congestion, the environment, and rapid development elect pro-growth candidates in municipal elections?