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    The Justice Department is announcing housing assistance grants for survivors of human trafficking, which has been on the rise during the pandemic. Administration officials have been troubled by both the uptick in cases and the coronavirus' impact on essential services for victims of modern-day slavery. The Justice Department announced Tuesday it would award over $35 million in housing assistance grants to 73 non-profit organizations from 33 states across the country that provide housing and services to victims of human trafficking. The grants will allow the organizations to provide six to 24 months of transitional or short-term housing assistance to trafficking victims, including rent, utilities, and security deposits. The funding will also be used to help victims find employment, and receive...
    Citizens are not putting on masks or gloves to guard in opposition to the coronavirus, she reported: “They’re touching almost everything on the elevator, in the laundry room. And anyone and everybody’s relatives and close friends are coming in and out with no scrutiny.” No 1 is checking on citizens to see if they need to have help, Brooks said. And no 1 appears to know irrespective of whether inhabitants have analyzed beneficial for Covid-19 or died, however ambulances have screeched up to the entrance several moments. “This making is not risk-free,” she said in mid-June. “With all the factors going on in the US, this is what ‘seniors life will not matter’ looks like.” Nationwide, extra than 1.6 million...
    (Kaiser Health News)Davetta Brooks, 75, who has heart failure, a fractured hip and macular degeneration, is afraid. Conditions in her low-income senior building on Chicago's Near West Side — the Congressman George W. Collins Apartments — are "deplorable," she said.Residents are not wearing masks or gloves to guard against the coronavirus, she said: "They're touching everything on the elevator, in the laundry room. And anybody and everybody's relatives and friends are coming in and out with no scrutiny."No one is checking on residents to see if they need help, Brooks said. And no one seems to know whether residents have tested positive for Covid-19 or died, though ambulances have screeched up to the entrance several times."This building is not safe,"...
    UPTOWN — A developer is proposing to turn a vacant lot on Wilson Avenue into an affordable housing complex for senior citizens. The lot at 835 W. Wilson Ave. could become a six-story, 73-unit apartment building for people 62 and older, according to plans submitted to the city by Brinshore Development. Plans call for a building with a mix of studio, one-bedroom and two-bedroom units, 44 parking spaces and a rooftop deck and walking path. There is no ground-floor retail space included in the plans. All 73 units will be considered affordable. Twenty units will be allotted for residents making 30 percent of the area’s median income, 34 units for those at 60 percent of the median...
    The Ryan Cos., the master developer for the former Ford auto manufacturing campus in St. Paul’s Highland Park neighborhood, has proposed the site’s first market-rate building. The six-story mixed-use structure would contain a large grocery — 51,000 square feet — as well as 230 units of housing at Ford Parkway and Cretin Avenue. The housing, developed by Weidner Apartment Homes, would include three income-restricted apartments and 436 structured parking spaces. The “Lot 1, Block 3” building, which would carry a street address of 2170 Ford Parkway, will require six zoning variances to be constructed as currently proposed. The structure would be 75 feet tall, instead of 65 feet. A turret-like corner tower would reach 90 feet. Open space on the...
    SAN FRANCISCO -- One person was injured Saturday night in a fire that was contained to the sixth floor of a senior housing complex at 1880 Pine Street near Japantown, a San Francisco Fire Department spokesperson said.All floors of the center were evacuated after the fire was reported at 8:07 p.m. Saturday. The one person who was injured was in stable condition, firefighters said. The nature of the injury was not immediately reported.Firefighters did not immediately know whether anyone in the senior housing complex has been displaced as a result of the fire. It took firefighters about 10 minutes to put out the fire, its cause under investigation Saturday night.Stay with ABC7 News for the latest details on this developing...