Thursday, January 28, 2016

Liberty Square Bidding War Escalates

     As the battle escalates for the $200-million-plus contract to remake Liberty Square, the attorney for one of the two finalists sent letters to the county this week, saying he has  "new evidence" on why the other bidder wasn't qualified.
Albert Dotson, attorney for Related Urban, says several developments show that Atlantic Pacific Communities must be disqualified. Full story HERE

Thursday, January 14, 2016

Single Moms Back "Safe Harbor"

      More than 80 percent of single mothers interviewed in focus groups would like to live in a gated community assisted by volunteer surrogate fathers as an alternative to the usual public housing in a study by retired professor Marvin Dunn.
       The county public housing department has rejected Dunn's Safe Harbor concept. This week, Dunn presented his study to county commissioners. The study was financed by the Knight Foundation and the Children's Trust. Full story is available HERE