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Tennessee to draw $458M federal aid for housing rent relief

Jan. 20, 2021 4:13 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee housing officials say the state will receive about $458 million in federal COVID-19 money for rent relief. The Tennessee Housing Development Agency says it is setting up a web portal and call center and preparing staff to review and process thousands of payments to...

Environmental groups wants closer look at glamping resort

Jan. 17, 2021 10:10 AM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Eight environmental groups have submitted a petition to the Gallatin County Planning Board and Director requesting a more robust evaluation of a controversial development in Montana's Gallatin Gateway. The groups are asking the board and director to formally determine whether the...

Woman killed, 2 other people wounded in house party shooting

Jan. 11, 2021 9:46 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A shooting at a house party in Ohio's capital city has left a woman dead and two other people injured, authorities said. It's not yet known what sparked the gunfire, which was reported around 4:10 a.m. Sunday. Columbus police said the party was held in a Merion Village home rented...

New apartment complex will be built in downtown Anchorage

Jan. 9, 2021 11:14 AM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A city corporation in Alaska has partnered with a local real estate developer to build a $6.2 million apartment housing complex in downtown Anchorage, officials said. Anchorage Community Development Authority spokeswoman Melinda Gant said the Block 96 Flats complex will feature 44...

Aspiring rapper admits fires at SC governor's rental homes

Jan. 7, 2021 10:28 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An aspiring rapper who performed under the name “Dank Frank” won't spend any more time in jail for burning down two rental houses owned by South Carolina's governor. Frank Wilberding, 23, was sentenced Wednesday to the more than 600 days he has spent in jail in Richland...

Motorcycle club delivers gifts, money to family in need

Dec. 26, 2020 9:00 AM EST

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Christmas was looking bleak for Kamisha Collins and her four children after their home’s ceiling collapsed two weeks ago and the family was placed in a Newark motel for the holidays. But a Wilmington motorcycle club helped change that this week when they thundered into the Red...

Madelene Lee poses for a photo outside of her home in West Jordan, Utah, on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020. She and her husband supplement their income by renting out their basement to a couple and by hosting foreign exchange students. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP)

Homes with rental spaces could help with affordable housing

Dec. 25, 2020 8:00 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — With housing prices along the Wasatch Front skyrocketing, civic leaders and housing advocates are considering numerous alternatives to mitigate the issue of housing affordability. Among the choices are what residential planners describe as accessory dwelling units, they can be...

Husband and wife Nick and Jaimie-lee Mitchell surf on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, at Rotary Beach in Ketchikan, Alaska. Ongoing storms have provided groups of surfers the opportunity to catch waves this holiday season. (Dustin Safranek/Ketchikan Daily News via AP)

Alaska officials say landslide danger remains after storm

Dec. 7, 2020 7:15 PM EST

HAINES, Alaska (AP) — The search has been suspended for two people missing after a landslide in a small southeast Alaska community amid continued rain and the likelihood of additional slides, Alaska State Troopers said Monday. Torrential rains prompted several landslides in the community last Wednesday....

This photo from the U.S. Coast Guard shows where a rainstorm caused landslides in Haines, Alaska, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Authorities have identified the two people missing after a landslide the width of two football fields slammed into the southeast Alaska community. The Coast Guard remains engaged with the Alaska State Troopers and the city of Haines while responding to this event. (Lt. Erick Oredson/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

Search continues for 2 missing after Alaska landslide

Dec. 4, 2020 5:05 PM EST

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The search continued Friday for two people missing after a massive landslide crashed into a town in southeast Alaska, leaving a neighborhood mired in mud and felled trees stretching to the waterfront, the mayor said. The debris field from Wednesday’s slide was too unstable...

Chris Johnson views destruction at his home on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, in Lake Charles, La., after Hurricane Laura moved through the state. Johnson stayed in his home as the storm passed. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

FEMA looks to provide hurricane victims temporary housing

Dec. 4, 2020 1:55 PM EST

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Louisiana residents affected by hurricanes Laura and Delta could be eligible for temporary housing under two federally administered programs. Under the Multifamily Lease and Repair Program, the Federal Emergency Management Agency can enter into a temporary contract with the owner...