Firefighters are battling a blaze that engulfed a house in Washington Courthouse, and authorities have been unable to locate a family of four that lives there. The Fayette County sheriff’s office says the fire is believed to be fatal. The fire was reported at about 4 a.m. Friday. Sheriff Vernon Stanforth told the Washington Court [...]
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary Shaun Donovan was in Columbus Thursday to deliver millions in federal funds for neighborhoods hit hard by foreclosures and abandoned properties.
More than 400 tenants at Woodland Meadows apartments face an uncertain future. Managers of the east side housing complex lost their federal subsidy and are preparing to close the apartments. Adding to the tenants’ problems – news just this week that their natural gas service will likely be disconnected at the end of the month because the complex did not pay the bill.