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.
The City of Lawrence is now accepting applications for funding from the affordable housing trust fund.
Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday agreed to a $1.2 million expense to help Tenants to Homeowners acquire land near Holcom Park to potentially build workforce housing.
After months of criticism from residents and business leaders, the City of Lawrence is planning to create a department specifically focused on unhoused people, with a price tag of $2 million.
Douglas County commissioners on Wednesday will hear about city and county staff members’ efforts to engage the community around a draft strategic plan that aims to reach functional zero homelessness by 2028.
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