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“Troubled” Little Rock public housing agency plans to address local and federal officials’ concerns

BY: - September 20, 2023

Little Rock’s federally funded public housing authority board plans to address the wide range of concerns federal officials raised in August regarding the agency’s management, according to a letter from the board chairman to the local U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development field office. The five-member board of commissioners overseeing the Housing Authority of […]

Little Rock housing authority will provide auditing firm with range of requested documents

BY: - September 6, 2023

Little Rock’s federally-funded public housing authority will provide a wide range of documents to a local auditing firm to obtain a qualified audit and attempt to improve its standing in the eyes of the federal housing agency, the authority’s governing body decided Wednesday. The Housing Authority of the City of Little Rock, known as the […]

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Arkansas libraries revise policies in anticipation of law on ‘obscene’ content taking effect

BY: - July 24, 2023

Librarians across Arkansas are preparing in different ways for a new state law that is set to take effect next week and changes how libraries handle controversial material. Some library systems have altered their existing material reconsideration forms in hopes of handling future book challenges smoothly and in compliance with the law. Others have come […]

City of Little Rock faces delays in relocating tenants at troubled apartment complex

BY: - July 12, 2023

Tenants at a Little Rock apartment complex with a history of code violations and legal trouble expressed frustration Tuesday that city officials have not yet helped them relocate after saying last month that they would do so. City officials are still engaging local housing organizations about relocation resources before inviting tenants into the conversation, Deputy […]