Friday, July 24, 2009

HUD wants city of Huntsville to repay $191,000 for properties bought with federal money

Is the City losing it's federally funded gentrification dollars? Seems like a lot of the same good old boy's and girls doing the same incompetent jobs.

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban development wants the city of Huntsville to repay $191,000 for several vacant lots and decaying homes in the Lowe Mill neighborhood bought with federal money.

Mayor Tommy Battle said HUD officials told him Wednesday that the properties, mostly on Boardman Street, are being "disqualified" because environmental tests were not performed on time. read more here