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UTS Online’s Master Of Urban Design Prep

Sydney, May 31, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Sydney, New South Wales – Australia’s population has grown significantly in recent years, with forecasts putting it at 1.8% per year. This translates to around 29.3 million more people by 2027[1]. With this growing population in mind, many governments are focusing on the development of residential neighborhoods and, […]

Stephen Lewis named new SPF president

Stephen Lewis, chief executive of HFD Property Group, will be appointed chairman of the Scottish Property Federation (SPF) at the organisation’s annual conference in Edinburgh today. Stephen Lewis succeeds Kevin Robertson, managing director of KR Developments, who chaired the SPF since April 2021. Maria Francké, director at MF Planning, will take over as vice-president of […]

Barre Planning Commission Notice of Publ...

TOWN OF BARRE URBAN PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING MODIFICATION TO THE ZONING BY-LAW The Town of Barre Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 149 Websterville Road for the purpose of making changes to the Town of Barre Zoning By-law, […]

Soaring Housing Costs Add Financial Burd...

Steadily rising rents in South Dakota are adding further financial hardship to tenants who are already facing record high gas prices, rising food and utility costs, and inflationary increases in the cost of overall life. Rising rents force some potential tenants to make difficult choices, such as taking roommates, living longer with relatives or accepting […]

UTS Online’s Master of Urban Design prep

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia – May 30, 2022 — Australia’s population has grown significantly in recent years, with forecasts putting it at 1.8% per year. This translates to around 29.3 million more people by 2027 [1]. With this growing population in mind, many governments are focusing on the development of residential neighborhoods and, more […]

Fred Kocher and Taylor Caswell discuss a...

Fred Kocher, NH Business Host NH Business: Fred Kocher sits down with Taylor Caswell to discuss NH’s proposed $100 million affordable housing effort Updated: 7:18 a.m. EDT May 29, 2022 Hide transcript View Transcript >> WELCOME TO NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS. I AM FRED KOCHER. NEW HAMPSHIRE HAS A $100 MILLION INVESTMENT IN WORKFORCE, AFFORDABLE WORKFORCE […]

Wayne County Creates Housing for Homeles...

LYON — There are private agencies that help homeless families find temporary housing, but for the homeless, it’s largely up to the Wayne County Department of Social Services to meet the need — and that response can be costly. A hotel room can cost the county up to $100 per night. And, sometimes, a room […]

Editorial l Inverness leads the way in a...

THE PROBLEM: Affordable accommodation in Inverness. OUR OPINION: Small town, big heart. With soaring housing costs exacerbating the pressing need for workforce and senior housing across the county, Inverness officials have worked diligently to create a welcoming climate to attract housing affordable in the city. Adopting a business-friendly approach characterized by mutual cooperation and community […]

David Clement: The United States wants t...

Breadcrumb Links PF Comment Rising housing stock puts downward pressure on prices and supports economic growth Publication date : May 27, 2022 • 57 minutes ago • 3 minute read • Join the conversation In Toronto, nearly 70% of its land is zoned exclusively for single-family homes, making it illegal to build anything with increased […]

West Hartford Fellowship Housing tax cre...

Phase I of West Hartford Fellowship Housing’s redevelopment plan will begin moving forward after $1.8 million in low-income housing tax credits are awarded. The building on the right is part of Phase I of the West Hartford Fellowship Housing redevelopment. Image courtesy (photo from file we-ha.com) By Ronni Newton West Hartford Fellowship Housing (WHFH) has […]

20 flats above Macroom Dunnes stores rem...

LOCAL councilors have denounced Dunnes Stores’ refusal to allow twenty modern flats above its Macroom premises to be let to potential tenants amid a housing crisis. The apartments are part of the downtown complex on the Fair Green site in the Fitzgerald Square area. The complex was built in 2005 after the Neville family sold […]

Non-profit organization hires new direct...

Sara Erickson holds a key position – This month, People’s Self-Help Housing appointed a new Director of Multifamily Housing Development (MHD), Sara Erickson. Erickson brings over 20 years of experience in real estate development, finance and community development. As Director of MHD, she will oversee the non-profit’s affordable housing development team which is responsible for […]

Architecture is ephemeral, town planning...

I just read the excellent book by Matthew Green Shadowlands: A Journey Through Britain’s Lost Cities and Vanished Villages. It tells the story of places such as the medieval town of Dunwich, once one of the busiest ports on the east coast, a victim of coastal erosion in the late Middle Ages. He says in […]

Parking goes ahead, workforce housing ar...

A week of negotiations later, State House lawmakers are about to get their new parking lot. But a workforce housing scheme favored by Gov. Chris Sununu and affordable housing advocates is all but defeated. A series of committee conference meetings on the legislative parking garage bill last week saw House and Senate Republicans debate how […]

Housing authority revives $2 million fun...

Atwood House on May 23, 2022. / Photo by Melanie Gilbert “I’m contacting the state. »-Jack Nagle For the first time since 2012, the Arlington Housing Authority (AHA) is actively looking to build or acquire existing properties in town to add more units to its housing portfolio. The AHA is the city’s largest public housing […]

Housing market: How to find affordable h...

Earlier this week, the White House released a plan to fill the “housing supply gap”, a problem that many Utahans and Americans can relate to, as housing costs have reached unprecedented levels in Utah and elsewhere. Unfortunately, many local governments pursue policies that limit the supply of housing, further driving up costs. The small town […]

Sharjah Digital Platform Enables Fast an...

The online platform and smart app Digital Sharjah allows land and property owners to transact with the Sharjah Department of Planning and Surveys without having to physically visit customer service centers of the entity. Launched in November 2021 by the Sharjah Digital Office (SDO), Digital Sharjah is a single user interface that offers 41 government […]

Gurugram’s Sai Aaina Housing Project: Bu

Gurugram: About 100 buyers of the Mahira Home project in Sector 68 of Gurugram staged a protest on Sunday at the site, demanding to be told about delivery times. The protest started at 10 a.m. and lasted two hours. The demonstrators, including women and young children, shouted slogans and demanded government intervention. The majority of […]

An all-feminist urban planning approach ...

Newly elected councilor Holly Bruce, who won against SNP council leader Susan Aitken in first preference votes, said the safety and inclusion of women in politics is ‘vital’ for all councils in Scotland . The 28-year-old Scottish Green Councilor told Scotland on Sunday that she believed a “holistic” feminist planning approach was “an important tool” […]

Westport seeks to balance historic prese...

WESTPORT – When a smaller, older home in town is sold to a developer, it’s often torn down to make way for a larger home. “It happens all the time,” said Danielle Dobin, chair of the Planning and Zoning Commission. “A lot of the homes that are being demolished are historic homes.” Commission members strive […]

Winsted residents invited to community h...

May 20, 2022Updated: May 20, 2022 6:27 p.m. Residents are encouraged to attend a second community forum as the city’s affordable housing plan continues to be developed and discussed. An evening session will be held on May 31 for citizens at 7 p.m. at City Hall. Emily M. Olson/Hearst Connecticut Meda WINSTED — As the […]

Urban design, transport and health

The medical journal The Lancet has published a series of articles exploring how to assess and guide planning decisions to create healthy and sustainable cities. Live long and prosper! Urban design, transport and health The Lancet Global Health, Vol. 10, No. 6 Summary Good urban planning produces co-benefits for individual and planetary health and well-being. […]

Baylor builds market-priced housing on W...

Satori Village, Tim Baylor’s $68 million mixed-use housing/retail development, held groundbreaking ceremonies for its Phase One Boutique Apartments building on Thursday, May 12. The development brings 112 market-rate apartment units and additional street-level retail space to West Broadway Avenue and Bryant Avenue in North Minneapolis. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey, David Mortenson, chairman of Minneapolis-based Mortenson, […]

Planning Commission considering short-te...

Warren County Board of Supervisors Chair Cheryl Cullers opened the open session of Tuesday night’s regular meeting by commenting on how pleased she was to see a good turnout from those in attendance for May 17.and Meet. By the time public comment on non-agenda items near the opening of the meeting was interrupted to move […]

Woolwich sees strong response to Elmira ...

What should downtown Elmira look like? Woolwich Township staff have heard about what residents are looking for and the results are conflicting. The Elmira Streetscape Urban Design Study revealed what survey respondents want when it comes to downtown design. “I think there’s a mixed message about the different kinds of things people want,” said Deanne […]

How minimum size requirements hinder hou...

Using examples from Utah, Alabama and Georgia, Andrew Wimer, writing in Forbes, describes how minimum house size requirements keep many homeowners from building their homes. “The minimum square footage requirements are a relatively new innovation and have nothing to do with health and safety. In fact, as recently as the mid-1980s, the median square footage […]

Letter: Pemberton council should support...

The Harrow Road project proposed by Sea to Sky Community Services (SSCS) in Pemberton has the potential to significantly increase our supply of affordable rental housing. For those of you who aren’t aware of this project, it will be a mix of rents and incomes in one building, providing affordable off-market rental housing for families, […]

Karnataka HC grants aid to 150-year old ...

The Karnataka High Court has recently quashed the order issued by Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) demanding the payment of improvement fees/fees from a school over 150 years old which is proposing to build additional floors on the school campus existing by means of an extension. A single bench of judges of Justice M Nagaprasanna […]

Sugarbush looking to expand employee hou...

Like many businesses in the Mad River Valley, Sugarbush Resort has been impacted by employee difficulties finding workforce housing. “Finding affordable rental housing (seasonal or year-round) is very difficult in the MRV and becomes increasingly difficult over time,” Sugarbush spokesman John Bleh wrote in an email. feedback from several resort departments, including […]

Urban Design Forum envisions a street-ba...

The city planners, architects, civil servants and “placemakers” who make up the livable streets movement have just handed Mayor Adams a manual on how to run a crucial part of any city administration. This manual – a blueprint for a new municipal focus on the public realm – comes in the form of “Streets Ahead: […]

ERDA Approves Business Support and Housi...

Enid News & Eagle ENID, Oklahoma— The Enid Regional Development Alliance Board has approved two applications for funding to support the growth of existing businesses. Through ERDA’s new support programs, Wako and Jumbo Foods will receive funds to support their respective projects. Wako will receive a $20,000 Equipment Purchase Grant to help purchase equipment to […]

Scriba Planning Board Extends Citizen Su...

As part of the update of its Master Plan, the City of Scriba is extending the deadline for its citizen survey from May 19 to May 31. “All residents and businesses received a postcard by May 9 with both a QR code and an online link to the survey and we urge residents to take […]

Portland’s new shelter policy creates bu

Portland’s decision to stop guaranteeing all new asylum-seeking families placement in emergency housing has some neighboring communities concerned about the impact the steady influx of newcomers could have on them, and has led to more urgent calls for statewide and regional collaboration. In South Portland last week, City Manager Scott Morelli told city council that […]

We’ve done it before, others are doing i

AAs token and implausible policies disappear, it’s hard to beat the concept of ‘street votes’, signaled in the Queen’s speech last week to ‘solve the country’s housing problems’, as the Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat. The idea is that mini-referendums can be held whereby residents of a given street can, if an ‘overwhelming’ majority agrees, decide […]

Housing in the Santa Cruz County Spotlig...

LIVE OAK – Standing in front of a small gathering on a bulldozed dirt lot off East Cliff Drive, MidPen Housing President and CEO Matt Franklin observed that, like many good simple ideas, Real estate developments can be “remarkably difficult”. With the buildings that will house the Dientes Community Dental Clinics, top left, and, top […]

Fort Dodge needs housing of all kinds | ...

Fort Dodge companies’ employee rosters include many people who do not live in Fort Dodge or Webster County. There are many reasons why people may choose to live elsewhere, but at least some of these people live out of town simply because they cannot find housing in Fort Dodge. Fort Dodge needs more […]

How Singapore’s “Garden City” Vision Fus

Extract of Supertall: how the tallest buildings in the world are reshaping our cities and our lives. Copyright (c) 2022 by Stefan Al. Used with permission from the publisher, WW Norton & Company, Inc. All rights reserved. On my first visit to Singapore, I was struck by how remarkably different the city was from Hong […]

Proposed 18-story rental housing tower n...

A traditional suburban single-family area of ​​the city’s Cambie Corridor plan could see its “first stage” for residential tower development, creating a “baseline for future buildings”. Gracorp Properties has submitted a rezoning application to the City of Vancouver to redevelop three single-family homes on the mid-block lot at 427-449 West 49th Avenue into a 199-foot-tall, […]

Knights expands presence in Lincolnshire...

Knights has reached an agreement to take over Globe Consultants, a Lincoln-based consulting firm specializing in urban planning and development. The acquisition means four urban planning specialists will join Knights. In March Knights switched to Langleys Solicitors and now employs 45 people in Lincolnshire. John Tansur, Director of Client Services at Knights, said: “We are […]

Here are some of the wonders of urban de...

Here are some of the wonders of urban design on display at H22 City Expo Helsingborg shows the creative power of architecture The start of the H22 City Expo is approaching and the host city of Helsingborg is already looking forward to showcasing some of its creative ideas in the field of urban design and […]

Vail makes ‘OK’ on housing, but still ha

The redevelopment and expansion of the 1980s Timber Ridge apartments in Vail is the city’s latest project to bolster its workforce housing stock.Daily archive photo Supporters of Vail Resorts’ efforts to build workforce housing in East Vail criticize the Vail City Council for trying to block the project. But the city has a long history […]

City council gets advice on affordable h...

(Courtesy picture) Awaiting the November vote on the Community Housing Fund, which could provide a source of funding for affordable housing, City Council began Tuesday afternoon to explore methods and sources of funding that have been used by many other municipalities. Gwen O’Shea of ​​the Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI), a regional non-profit […]

Milford hears women’s transitional housi

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 8:05 PM LITE Progress Coordinator Tammy Cotton addresses Milford Council on Monday evening with Pastor Mike Beezley behind her. Photo by Denise Fedorow MILFORD – If approved by zoning boards, there may be a transition house for women in Milford in the parsonage of the former […]

Residential and commercial development g...

A youth centre, hotel, gas station, restaurant and accommodation are among the uses of a proposed development on approximately 40 acres at the northern end of Kalispell. The property on the corner of Church Drive and US 93 is undeveloped and is just north of Silverbrook Estates. The Kalispell planning council is expected to consider […]

Put HDB in charge of the maintenance of ...

SINGAPORE — An MP has proposed that the Housing Board take over the maintenance of public housing estates, to manage the rising costs of these services and other challenges that city councils have faced in providing them. In his adjournment motion of Monday, May 9, Mr. Murali Pillai (Bukit Batok) pleaded in favor of the […]

teens develop urban design skills while ...

A group of Austin-area teens learn how architects and engineers work to improve their community. Along Chicago Avenue, students work together to renovate their neighborhood through urban design. Keishjuan Owens, 22, is a program management intern at Territory, a youth-led nonprofit that teaches students about urban design. He works with teens to design items to […]

Congressman Neguse tours planned Brecken...

On Friday, Congressman Joe Neguse, far left, reviews renderings of planned workforce housing in Breckenridge. City and county officials hope the development will add 52 new units by the end of 2023.Michael Yearout / For the Daily News Summit Congressman Joe Neguse stopped in Breckenridge on Friday, May 6 to tour a planned workforce housing […]

Decision due on South Wootton major hous...

Plans for hundreds of new homes in South Wootton will return to councilors tomorrow. Settlement permission for 450 properties near the village school was granted by West Norfolk Council three years ago. But concerns remain over the impact of this and other nearby projects, including 600 properties in Knights Hill, which was given the green […]

Letter: What’s wrong with the housing na

“I’ve seen these incredible, kind, highly trained and desperately needed professionals kicked out of Whistler, leaving us with no trained first aiders, but unable to hire replacements because they have nowhere to live.” The housing crisis in Whistler means something different to everyone. Lots of people roll their eyes and smile in amusement: “Housing has […]

West Side Terrace management becomes Wil...

WEST CARTHAGE — A subsidized housing unit in the village will be under the management of the City of Wilna Housing Authority if the transfer is approved. According to a housing board press release, the change was due to a request from the Board of Commissioners of the West Carthage Housing Authority and the Buffalo-Pittsburgh […]

Building Development and Control Manager...

Based in Clitheroe, the offices of Ribble Valley Borough Council are just minutes from some of England’s finest countryside (most of its 226 square miles is designated as an Area of ​​Outstanding Natural Beauty). We are also a short drive from Preston and well connected to the national motorway network by the M6 ​​and M65. […]

Giving Voice: A unique opportunity to ad...

The Southern Midcoast Housing Coalition is sponsoring a forum at the Curtis Library on May 31, 6-8 p.m., to address affordable housing needs in Brunswick and explore new ideas and opportunities for providing affordable housing. There have been many new market-priced or “luxury” apartment projects recently approved or nearing completion in Brunswick, but no significant […]

UB Urban Design Students to Share Propos...

BUFFALO, NY — Members of the public are invited to view the results of a University at Buffalo urban design studio engaging residents to reimagine the heart of Buffalo’s Bailey Green neighborhood. The community event will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7 at 66 Zenner St., Buffalo. UB architecture […]

Can San Antonio challenge its history of...

These issues have plagued San Antonio for generations. Think of the 1968 CBS News documentary “Hunger in America” which brought millions of viewers the faces of food insecurity and poverty on the West Side of San Antonio. In April 2020, Express-News photographer William Luther again crystallized economic insecurity and hunger here, shocking the world with […]

The Scriba Town Planning Council is cond...

SCRIBA – As part of its comprehensive plan update, the city of Scriba is conducting a citizen survey from May 9-19 to gather residents’ feedback and opinions on the future development of the city. The theme of the survey is: Help shape the future of Scriba. Be heard. To be counted. “We will send out […]

Bill would designate land in Acadia for ...

WASHINGTON DC –Maine Senator Angus King has introduced a bill that would transfer 40 acres of a 55-acre parcel of land in the Bar Harbor Village of Town Hill that belongs to Acadia National Park to the City of Bar Harbor for creating an affordable workforce housing. Acadia would retain 15 acres to build housing […]

Amid Housing ‘Crisis’, Activists Push fo

It was the anniversary of an event that some Ketchum residents hoped would change enough to not warrant a reboot, but it didn’t. About a year after a group of frustrated citizens gathered in Ketchum for a rally in support of affordable housing development – called Occupy Ketchum Town Square – people gathered again Sunday […]

How SWA Group applied urban design conce...

Three and a half years after the deadliest wildfire in California history destroyed the small town of Paradise, residents are slowly rebuilding. Last November, the third anniversary of the fire, more than 1,000 houses out of the 14,000 destroyed had been rebuilt. By this fall, the city expects 10,000 of the 40,000 displaced people to […]

Church lawsuit could stall plans for aff...

The Catholic Diocese of Arlington is suing Alexandria over a land dispute. ALEXANDRIA, Virginia – There is a land dispute between a local church and an affordable housing project in Alexandria, Virginia. the Catholic Diocese of Arlington is suing the City of Alexandria over a proposed project that could serve many of its own parishioners. […]

Got a great idea on how to solve Provinc...

PROVINCETOWN — Do you have an idea that could help create more housing in Provincetown for people who work in the area? Is there a concept that’s on your mind that might be a good fit for the city? This may be your chance to share your plan and earn money. The Spring 2022 Cape […]

Tucson veterans face housing crisis, few...

Pima County veterans are finding fewer rental options here, and about 150 were moved out last year because they couldn’t afford where they lived. He’s not a trend veteran that Dennis Hoban wants to join. Hoban, 75, lives at The Place at Wilmot North, a 55-plus compound that includes veterans using federal housing vouchers under […]

Affordable housing in Perth held back by...

Requirements that mean new homes must have two parking spaces if they have two or more bedrooms prevent Perth from choosing more affordable and creative accommodation, planners say. Urban planner Ben Carter said smaller developments that offered housing choice and increased density were often likely to be pushed back into parking lots. “If the sentiment […]