Lawrence has a long way to go from a housing standpoint, candidates vying for three seats on the Lawrence City Commission agreed during a forum Wednesday.
Mayor Lisa Larsen on Tuesday called for the city to push back against people camping around town. City staff members and her fellow commissioners said they agree that the situation needs to change, but there was not a feasible way to end camping right now.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday said a developer’s request for tax incentives to build affordable housing for people ages 55 and up in downtown Lawrence aligned well with the city’s goals.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday will consider a developer’s request for tax breaks to build 48 affordable units for people ages 55 and up in downtown Lawrence.
Douglas County District Court has received a grant that will help it implement new strategies and alternatives to the traditional eviction track with the goal of improving housing stability.
About 40 people showed up Thursday to voice their concerns about a developer’s plans to build a 1,000-plus bedroom, three-story apartment complex near 15th Street and Lindenwood Lane in eastern Lawrence.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday approved requests to rezone property, change lot size requirements and more to allow a developer to build 14 single-family homes on the west side of town.
Going against the recommendation of the Historic Resources Commission, Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday approved a plan to change lot lines and build a duplex in the Oread neighborhood.
The City of Lawrence has hired a homeless programs coordinator after searching for a replacement for more than six months.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday will consider an appeal of a board’s decision not to allow a lot in the Oread neighborhood to be split in order to build a duplex.
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