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Timetable for housing depends on tax credits

CHAMPAIGN — A development official working on a new housing community at the former site of Joann Dorsey Homes says he hopes construction there can begin as soon as July or August of this year.

Permits issued for Dunbar Court replacement

URBANA — Building permits have been issued for the new Hamilton on the Park housing development that will replace Dunbar Court in north Urbana.

The 36-unit development will be built at the northeast corner of Wright and Eads streets, on the southeast side of Douglass Park.

Madison Court getting major overhaul

DANVILLE — After months of work, some newly renovated apartments at the Madison Court public housing complex are ready for occupancy.

"Awesome! Really awesome!," exclaimed Dorothy Townsend, as she walked through a one-bedroom unit at the small, L-shaped complex at 215 E. Madison St. near downtown Danville.

Mer Che Manor also getting renovation

DANVILLE — A project to improve another public housing complex for senior and disabled residents is under way.

Building permits Jan. 20, 2013

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000.

Permits are listed by applicant, location, description of work and estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

MSA Professional Services, new four-unit multi-family residence at 2717-2723 Madelynn Drive, $500,000.

Building permits Jan. 13, 2013

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, location, description of work and estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Broeren Russo Construction, new warehouse/office for Reliable Mechanical at 1411 Interstate Drive, $1,150,000.

Old Garcia's, White Horse Inn making room for apartments

CHAMPAIGN — A five-story, 52-unit apartment building is expected to replace the old White Horse Inn and Garcia's Pizza-in-a-Pan buildings on Green Street in Campustown.

Demolition began this week on the former White Horse Inn at 112 E. Green St., C, and workers say they also expect to demolish the old Garcia's building just to the west at 108 E. Green St., C.

Area home sales up 21 percent in 2012

CHAMPAIGN — The figures are in, and it's official: Home sales in the Champaign County area were up 21 percent in 2012 from the previous year.

Figures from the Champaign County Association of Realtors' Multiple Listing Service show 2,383 home sales were completed last year, up from 1,967 in 2011.

Building permits Jan. 6, 2013

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, location and description of work and estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Building permits Dec. 30, 2012

Listed are recent permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $50,000. Permits are listed by applicant, location and description of work and estimated cost.

CHAMPAIGN

Andrew Fell Architecture & Design, alteration for Spiros Law at 315 E. University Ave., #102, $50,000.