Home / Housing (page 7)


Survey: Homelessness increases slightly in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. — The number of homeless people in oil-rich North Dakota increased slightly in the past year but it’s down dramatically from the record set in 2013, according to a report released Wednesday. Volunteers counted 1,305 homeless people during a “point in time” survey on Jan. 28, according to the report issued by the North Dakota Coalition for Homeless ...

Read More »

Pendleton residents rally against compressor

PENDLETON — Residents of the town of Pendleton are resisting National Fuel’s plan to put a 22,000 horsepower compressor in a residentially zoned area off of Beach Ridge Road. Citing concerns about noise, pollution and quality of life reduction, residents packed Monday’s town board meeting to address the board about the issue. Although National Fuel had been seeking to place ...

Read More »

Landowner alleges bribery for pipeline land access

DES MOINES, Iowa — An energy company seeking to build an oil pipeline through Iowa is investigating a claim that an agent for the project offered to hire a prostitute for a landowner if he would allow access. Vicki Granado, a spokeswoman for Energy Transfer Partners, said Tuesday in a statement that the company was investigating the allegation about an ...

Read More »

Obama to sign bill to boost energy efficiency in buildings


WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is signing long-delayed legislation to boost energy efficiency in buildings. Obama plans to sign the bill into law in the Oval Office Thursday afternoon. It aims to cut energy use in commercial buildings, manufacturing plants and homes. The measure was widely popular in both parties. But it was defeated last year after becoming enmeshed in ...

Read More »

Owners of temporary homes in Minot face June 1 deadline

MINOT, N.D. — The owners of the last 10 temporary housing units on private lots in Minot face a June 1 deadline for removing them, as more signs of recovery spring up around the city ravaged by the Souris River four years ago. The Federal Emergency Management Agency brought 2,052 temporary housing units to Minot after the June 2011 flood ...

Read More »