Richard Yager

New ‘squatter’ unit stops illegal rentals

New ‘squatter’ unit stops illegal rentals

A high rate of foreclosures in Miami-Dade has spawned a new police unit designed to remove “squatters” from empty houses while zeroing in on “scam” rentals of vacant homes. The twofold problem “began with the number of homes left vacant by owners who couldn’t sell properties during the recent economic ...

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Ludlam Trail ‘greenway’ project to get second review

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Conceptual planning for an acceptable Ludlam Trail “greenway” that runs south from Miami International Airport to the Dadeland North Metrorail station will continue in late April at two public sessions. Summaries of citizen recommendations for the 6.2-mile Florida East Coast Realty (FECR) held property will be presented by Miami-Dade Planning ...

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MAC 3 meets to study city south of Kendall Drive

MAC 3 meets to study city south of Kendall Drive

The first meeting to study incorporation of an area south of Kendall Drive got off to a totally different start than its northern predecessor nearly a year ago. The newly appointed West Kendall Municipal Advisory Committee (Section 3) attracted only a dozen residents on Mar. 17 to begin learning how ...

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First West End ‘Art Fair’ to debut on Apr. 18-19

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West Kendall’s first “Community Art Fair,” designed to showcase the cultural talents of its 200,000-plus residents, is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 18-19. “The fair seeks to showcase the works and achievements of cultural, educational and community institutions, and to cultivate a cultural footprint in the West End,” said ...

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