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Councilors hear housing woes

Councilors hear housing woes

Gage Miskimen, [email protected] April 21, 2016

Attendance was mixed at a local community meeting designed to attract more University of Iowa student involvement with city issues. A couple of Iowa City city councilors came together with members of...

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A growing Iowa City skyline stands against a muggy afternoon sky on Monday, July 17, 2006. A story released Monday in Money Magazine ranked the city No. 74 on its Best Places to Live list out of an original pool of nearly 750.

Iowa City moves on Section 8 housing vouchers

Gage Miskimen, [email protected] February 12, 2016

Those using Section 8 housing vouchers should have an easier time finding a place to live in Iowa City soon. Iowa City landlords will most likely lose the ability to reject potential tenants solely...

A makeshift home is photographed under an Iowa River bridge on Wednesday, Jan. 27 2016.  Poverty rates in Johnson County are on the rise.  (The Daily Iowan/Eden Hall)

Poverty on the rise locally

Gage Miskimen, [email protected] January 28, 2016

One in 10 children live in poverty in Johnson County. Johnson County has seen a 25.5 percent increase in the number of children living below the poverty line since the year 2000, according to Iowa Kids...

Garbage bins overflow at the apartment buildings near the pedestrian mall on Tuesday Jan. 19, 2016. Members of the Iowa City Council will soon vote on providing recycling services for apartments in Iowa City. (The Daily Iowan/Mary Mathis)

Soyer: Landlords should provide recycling

January 28, 2016

Hannah Soyer [email protected] An ordinance that would require landlords of apartment complexes and condominiums to provide recycling services for their tenants is currently being drafted by the...

Jim Throgmorton hopes to be elected to the Iowa City Council; the election takes place Tuesday, November 3, 2015. (Daily Iowan/Karley Finkel)

While we were away

January 19, 2016

  Throgmorton elected as Iowa City mayor City Councilor Jim Throgmorton, who has served as an Iowa City city councilor since 2012, was named the city’s new mayor on Jan. 4 for a two-year term. Throgmorton...

Iowa City City Council election results

Iowa City City Council election results

November 3, 2015

8:45 p.m. The progressive "Core Four" coalition has won the Iowa City City Council election. Jim Throgmorton and Rockne Cole take the two available at large seats, defeating Tim Conroy and incumbent...

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