Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000.

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Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000.

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000.

Private appraisals filed in recent years with the Champaign County Board of Review, obtained through an open-records request, show that the owners of at least two major student apartment complexes in Champaign were concerned about vacancy rates.

Council members asked them draw up two possible changes: A reduction in the amount of time landlords can hold felonies against potential tenants from five years to two, or a rewording to make the intent clearer.

CAIRO, Ill. (AP) — A published report says the former director of a southern Illinois housing authority ordered to pay a $500,000 fine for mismanaging public housing funds and program fraud hasn't made a single payment after seven months.

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000.Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.ChampaignWells & Wells Construction, lower-level buildout at 612 N. Walnut St., $30,000.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales jumped 2.5% in May, as lower mortgage rates appeared to help buyers overcome affordability challenges.The National Association of Realtors said Friday that existing homes sold at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.34 million last month, up from 5.21 million in April.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home construction slipped a bit in May as a sharp drop in single-family construction was only partially offset by a rise in apartment building.

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000.Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.ChampaignArmstrong Builders Inc., new commercial building at 3706 Freedom Blvd., $266,500.

Listed are permits for all new single-family and multifamily residences as well as commercial and industrial work and residential remodeling costing over $25,000.Permits are listed by applicant, description, site and cost.ChampaignMode 3 Architecture Inc., addition of amenity space for fitness area at 55 E. Green St., $34,800.

URBANA — Champaign County property-tax bills should be arriving in the mail soon.The county treasurer's office said the bills for 2018 taxes payable this summer were mailed Friday, so property owners should be getting them this week.The first installment payment will come due July 1, according to the treasurer's office.