Work at the Illinois Street Residence Halls has forced the campus to convert Evans Hall — part of the Busey-Evans Residence Halls, which have been reserved for women for most of their history — to all male.
Without a school pool, St. Thomas More’s swim team hits the road for every practice and meet. Starting Sept. 9, that means working out at Urbana's Eastland Suites Hotel & Conference Center.
Last month, 282 homes were sold, compared with 321 in July 2018.
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.
In our weekly feature spotlighting area religious leaders, staff writer Tim Mitchell chats with the Rev. Larry Lewis, pastor of Champaign's Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, who is set to retire at the end of the month.
More than 900 applied to get one of the 90 single-family homes in the affordable-housing development, but almost half were already set aside for a site manager and those whose homes were torn down to make way for it.
Taking in unaccompanied minors who wind up in federal custody would very much fit in with the more-than-century-old faith-based agency’s mission to see every child thrive, according to Director of Advancement Ginger McKee.
Two days after community leaders identified the roadblocks the working poor face in gaining access to affordable housing, Minnie Pearson announced steps her organization plans to take.
That was the takeaway from the first meeting of a group government and community leaders on affordable housing hosted Wednesday at the Housing Authority of Champaign County.
CHAMPAIGN — The Housing Authority of Champaign County will host a panel discussion on affordable housing from 12-1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the housing authority, 2008 N. Market St., C.
'Just because somebody is homeless doesn’t mean they deserve to be treated like a stray dog,' said Jon Bushue, 26, who said he dragged a couple recliners he found in a dumpster by the Habitat for Humanity ReStore to the viaduct on East Main Street so his friend wouldn't have to sleep on the ground.
CHAMPAIGN — Frank Lloyd Wright protege Marshall Erdman, once a University of Illinois student, made his mark designing clinics around the country, including in Champaign.
Larry Wingate, 66, of Champaign, who oversaw the Town and Country Apartments in Urbana for 26 years, died this week at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, a little more than two years after being diagnosed with prostate cancer.
The space will be used for the growing School of Information Sciences, now headquartered in a former fraternity house a block away at 501 E. Daniel St., C, and for the new vice chancellor for diversity, equity and inclusion and his staff.
The Danville Housing Authority’s long-awaited project to tear down six original buildings scattered throughout the public housing complex kicked off this week.
William Meharry’s enormous residence was built with locally sourced bricks. It once took up an entire block (now 1 acre) and had a huge ballroom on the third floor.
The vote occurred after board members Bill Brown and Maryalice Wu questioned Wayne Williams, and after former Deputy Assessor Katie Moore asked the board to reject his request, calling it a 'waste of taxpayer money.'
A building permit filed last week with the city of Champaign shows Kam’s relocating to 102 E. Green St., C, the former site of a Domino's that’s since been torn down, while the 600 block of East Daniel Street, where it stood for decades, is expected to be turned into a new apartment/retail/office complex.
Deb Feinen, who was re-elected to the part-time government position in April, has already begun working full time managing downstate operations for Attorneys’ Title Guaranty Fund.
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.
The rule proposed in May by the federal agency would place many immigrant families in mixed-status households in the position of having to choose between losing their homes or being torn apart, said David Northern, CEO of the Housing Authority of Champaign County.
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.