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Housing

Building permits, May 8, 2016

Listed are permits for all commercial and industrial work, all new single-family and multifamily residences and all residential remodeling over $45,000.

Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.

Champaign

TAG Residential LLC, new single-family home at 3102 Sharp Drive, $142,145.

Council clears way for $23 million project

CHAMPAIGN — Demolition to clear the way for the $23 million Midtown Plaza will begin soon, after the Champaign City Council unanimously approved nearly $2.5 million in incentives for the project Tuesday night.

Building permits, April 24, 2016

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

Champaign

TAG Residential LLC, new single-family home at 3112 Sharp Drive, $115,494.

Target Corp., retail alteration at 2102 N. Prospect Ave., $339,000.

Weekend planner: Open houses everywhere

The Champaign County Association of Realtors will host its Spring Open House Event on Sunday, giving potential home buyers as well as the curious the chance to visit up to 100 or so homes. Some will be empty, with a Realtor present. At some, the sellers will be there.

Housing agency picks replacement for top post

DANVILLE — A Vermilion County native is poised to take over as the next executive director of the Danville Housing Authority.

Officials with the local agency, which oversees public housing in Danville, introduced Jaclyn Vinson as the next leader Thursday night during a meeting of the authority's board of commissioners.

Fearless forecast

This year should bring a boost in retail sales to Champaign County — or at least that's what some people predict.

Jeld-Wen dedicates learning center in Rantoul space

RANTOUL — A Rantoul company has opened a learning center that will bring hundreds of people to the community for training each year.

On Wednesday, Jeld-Wen, manufacturer of windows and doors, unveiled the Midwest Learning Center — the first of three such centers to be opened in the country.

Go figure: April 19, 2016

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Changes that could soon come to Champaign's municipal code, pending city council action.

Building permits, April 17, 2016

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

Champaign

MKT Rentals LLC, new single-family home at 3325 Boulder Ridge Drive, $134,500.

MKT Custom Homes, new single-family home at 3323 Boulder Ridge Drive, $134,500.

John Roska: How Chapter 7, 13 bankruptcies differ

Q: What's the difference between a Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy? If I want to save my house and car, which one is best?

A: A Chapter 7 bankruptcy wipes out as much debt as possible. A Chapter 13 repays as much debt as possible, and gives you extra time to repay.