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Mixed-use zoning bill removes control of...

NEW JERSEY — A bill that would allow developers to convert “underutilized” shopping malls and office buildings into mixed-use developments with housing is an unprecedented move to take local control of cities, officials said. municipal officials. Senate Bill S2013 and its Assembly companion A1294 would allow developers who want to turn empty office parks and […]

The city would buy land for a housing pr...

REGION SELECTION RectangleCreated with Sketch. New Leone says city’s comprehensive development plan calls for proactive approach to end population stagnation Thursday, June 30, 2022, 3:02 p.m. CDT Updated: Thursday, June 30, 2022, 4:31 p.m. CDT NEBRASKA CITY — Nebraska City commissioners are scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 5 at the Rowe Safety […]

Architecture, urban planning and urban d...

Read this in the Manila Times digital edition. Palafox Associates PHOTOS BY PALAFOX ASSOCIATES Today at Palafox Associates we celebrate our 33rd anniversary! Looking back on our humble beginnings and a panoramic view of the last three decades, I am deeply grateful to see how Palafox Associates has grown into a multidisciplinary team of professionals […]

SC Planning Public Meeting on Recent Ear...

Elgin is planning a meeting for the public on the recent series of earthquakes which started near the town and rocked the Midlands. The city’s Facebook page says officials are holding a town hall in the Blaney Elementary School multi-purpose hall for residents and business owners to discuss the recent earthquakes. “Once we have decided […]

Ephraim Housing Authority is asking the ...

EPHRAIM — The City of Ephraim Housing Authority recently asked the Ephraim City Council to work with them on a new subdivision that the Housing Authority would like to develop on land in the city. The housing office builds houses and sells them to qualified families. Traditionally, homes have been 1,450 square feet on the […]

Pulaski sees the future of housing in 3D

Published June 28, 2022 by Beth JoJack Alquist 3D is building two 3D printed houses on Pierce Avenue in Pulaski. Photo courtesy of Alquist 3D Like communities around Virginia, the city of Pulaski faces housing demand far exceeding supply. “We don’t have enough housing in our area,” says City Manager Darlene Burcham. “So many people […]

Placing women’s safety at the heart of u

A consultation on the safety of women and girls found that 71% of all women in the UK have experienced some form of sexual harassment in public spaces. Improving the safety of women and girls means placing positive societal values ​​at the heart of urban planning and building design. New approaches to planning and developing […]

Law creates demand for housing, high ren...

Has it ever occurred to a recent UCSC guest commentator that the overwhelming demand and skyrocketing rents might be due to people exactly like him who feel entitled to live in a beautiful seaside town for all he decides to pay? When the writer applied to UCSC, did he think the rents here were cheap? […]

Vandals destroy hives housing half a mil...

Vandals caused $5,000 in damage over the weekend after destroying a number of beehives at Swan’s Honey in Albion. In photos posted on social media, tire tracks are clearly visible where a vehicle passed through the hives. The grassy area is dotted with bits of beehives, some with honey bees clinging to them. The damage […]

City of Ramelton Wins Urban Design Award...

At the RIAI national awards ceremony on Thursday evening, the regeneration project for the town of Ramelton in Donegal won the ‘urban design’ award. There were 147 entries in the competition, and the entry submitted by Dedalus Architecture, under the title “Ramelton Castle Street Historic Towns Initiative Project”, was also highly commended in the “Sustainability” […]

Ramelton Historic Towns Initiative wins ...

The Ramelton Historic Towns Initiative won the Urban Design Award at the prestigious Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) Awards. At the awards ceremony on Thursday evening, the project was also highly commended in the “Sustainability” category. There were 147 entries in the competition, and the entry was submitted by Moville-based Dedalus Architecture under […]

Senior Building Control Surveyor job x2 ...

York City Council is looking for two talented individuals to lead the advancement of the Building Controls team. The City of York and the building control team will see a series of exciting changes over the next few years with new legislation raising the profile of building control and significant development proposals within the city. […]

Agricultural land overlooking the Coroma...

BAYLES It’s a dairy farm now, but this land near the River Thames has potential for residential development, according to reports from Thames-Coromandel District Council. Nearly 200 hectares of farmland next to the Thames golf course is up for sale, and agents say large-scale housing could be in its future. The farm is on the […]

Calls for the grass to be cut on housing...

Grass should be cut in green areas of Clonmel housing estates in May and it should not be allowed to grow wild, Clonmel Borough District members have said.Cllr Richie Molloy said while biodiversity was very important, he didn’t believe there was much value in not cutting the grass in housing estates.There weren’t many wildflowers in […]

Whether renting or buying, finding local...

WALLINGFORD — After recently getting divorced and facing high mortgage rates, Melissa Stensland has been looking for a new home in town for over a year now. “I just feel like it’s impossible,” Stensland said. Stensland, a lunch and recess aide at Cook Hill Elementary School and an Amazon employee, is looking to stay in […]

Pune: Conmen impersonates ACB; targets ...

Image used for representation purposes only PUNE: Warje Police are looking for the three people, including a woman, for impersonating police officers assigned to the State Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) for attempting to extort Rs 5 lakh from a senior officer from the state planning department by threatening to raid his home at 6:30 a.m. early […]

Vail Resorts on worker housing in East V...

Colorado Parks and Wildlife has recommended finding an alternate site for development in an effort to save the Gore/Eagle’s Nest Sheep Herd, a herd native to the Gore Creek Valley that needs a very specific set of biological conditions to exist. and persist in the landscape. .Vail Daily Archive Vail Resorts and the City of […]

Cheshire: Fourth new housing estate plan...

MORE than 300 new homes could be built on former Cheshire Greenbelt land in what would be the planned fourth new estate. Developer Miller Homes has submitted a planning application for 317 properties on 32 acres of land north of Lunt’s Heath Road, Widnes. This is the fourth such application to be submitted for the […]

Building Control & Property Information

Looking to advance your career or take on a new challenge? Do you hold a recognized degree in Building Control (MRICS or equivalent)? Due to our retirement, we have a Building Control and Property Information Manager position within our Building Control team based in the historic and cultural city of York. With significant developments planned […]

Senior Building Control Surveyor job wit...

York City Council is looking for two talented individuals to lead the advancement of the Building Controls team. The City of York and the building control team will see a series of exciting changes over the next few years with new legislation raising the profile of building control and significant development proposals within the city. […]

How Australia is handling airbnb, Stayz ...

As more Australians struggle to find accommodation and the cost of goods and services soar, local and state governments have directed their considerable legislative arsenals at short-term accommodation providers. Some councils have raised rates for properties listed on platforms such as airbnb and Stayz, while state governments have capped the number of days such properties […]

Real estate agency looking for $75,000 f...

By oht_editor | on June 23, 2022 The housing authority which oversees 47 federally subsidized apartments on Pemberton Avenue is asking for $75,000 to help replace its heating system. City administrator Jamie Hainsworth said the board of commissioners had asked for the promise of financial aid. According to Nikki Vazquez, executive director of […]

DougCo commissioners plan to set up temp...

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. – Douglas County Commissioners are seeking solutions for their homeless community. Homes built to the size of just over 60 square feet might be one way to go. The shelters would cost Douglas County $200,000, and the county considered placing them near the Douglas County Justice Center in Castle Rock – although […]

Mixed-use, high-density housing could be...

Housing development, racial justice, climate change, and wildfire mitigation are some of the major changes to the general plan of Los Gatos. The draft Master Plan 2040 update, which was approved by the planning commission last month, will serve as the framework or constitution for the city for the next 20 years, covering issues such […]

Aedas and Dpall jointly won the urban de...

Project description Aedas and Dpall Engineering (Sh) Co., Ltd. joined forces to create the urban design scheme for the conceptual planning of Chongqing Liangjiang Yuzui OPN area and TOD central area. The relevant area is located in the heart of Longsheng Area, one of the three major sub-centers of Chongqing New Town, surrounded by a […]

San Ramon: City Council and Planning Com...

City Council and the San Ramon Planning Commission are due to hold a special joint meeting this Tuesday where they will discuss the latest draft of the housing element update, after a period of review and feedback aimed at involving members of the local community. A certified housing element is one of the required elements […]

Cochrane’s housing market is strong but

Keeping up with the real estate market these days, especially if you’re actively trying to buy or sell, can be stressful. Most can attest to witnessing the phenomenon, coming out of the pandemic and seeing a for sale sign go up and the next day the property would be sold. According to CIR Realty’s Nicole […]

Alaska workers face a housing crisis in ...

Earthworks are underway for the new employee accommodation next to the current employee accommodation at Alyeska Resort on June 9th. (Bill Roth/DNA) Some employers in Alaska are building housing for workers, in an effort to address a severe labor shortage. This includes Alyeska Resort in Girdwood, which is building a $6.6 million facility designed for […]

Workforce housing development will inclu...

A new workforce housing development will feature 1,320 new homes on 331 acres of pasture. The Lady Lake Commission will learn more about the development at a special concept workshop scheduled for Monday at 4 p.m. at Lady Lake Town Hall. The development will include 770 single family units and 550 townhouse lots in the […]

Report: Housing suffers from lack of div...

According to a new report by two Boston University researchers and released by the Boston Foundation on Wednesday, the approval process for new housing developments in Massachusetts communities is “tilted toward an older white population with the greatest interest in hindering new developments”. Katherine Levine Einstein and Maxwell Palmer compared the demographics of public servants […]

Rental housing crisis in Echuca-Moama wo...

Rob Cathcart has lived for more than six years in a converted 30-room motel. Key points: House prices in Echuca have risen 24% in the past year, above the national ABS average Rents have increased by 20% The University of Melbourne used the tourist town as a case study to research an affordable housing solution […]

Planning Commission has mixed reaction t...

The Warren County Planning Commission held a business session followed by a surprisingly quiet regular meeting on June 8e. The absence of former commissioner Joe Longo, who resigned abruptly this week following a lingering dispute between the County Board of Supervisors and the landowners of Shenandoah Farms, LLC (POSF) – You should read that Royal […]

New York makes it easier to convert hote...

Also: San Diego will give at-risk seniors $500 a month for housing and more. New York Legislature revises hotels to housing plan Before taking office, New York City Mayor Eric Adams touted a plan to convert 25,000 units of vacant hotel rooms across the city into supportive housing, half of which would be prioritized for […]

Former Park councilor honored for his wo...

Former Mountainlands Executive Director Scott Loomis announced the award by naming former Park City Councilman Tim Henney as this year’s recipient. “But Tim, I think within seven years [as a city council liaison]not only was he an active board member and community advocate, but I think he probably voiced the need for affordable housing more […]

Proposed changes to three premises in Ki...

Changes have been proposed for three adjoining premises in the city of Kildare. This is according to new planning permission documents filed with Kildare County Council (KCC). The applicant, Thomas Harrington, is seeking KCC’s consent for alterations and renovations to three existing attached premises, including internal layout configurations and change of use at Claregate Street […]

Ellery eliminates the town planning coun...

Ellery’s town planning council has been abolished. Last week Ellery Town board members approved the measure in a 4-0 vote. According to Ellery Town Supervisor Lawrence Anderson, the council was struggling to achieve quorums or the minimum number of members to conduct its business. “It’s bad attendance” Anderson said. “It’s been done in […]

The CMDA is preparing to launch the firs...

The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) is about to launch the first land-pooling method urban plan in the southern suburbs of Chennai. After holding consultations with the landowners of Madambakkam, Agaramthen and Kovilancheri villages, covering the project area of ​​593 acres, the CMDA started work on revising the land pool area development rules for holistic […]

Company partners with UNILAG NASU for af...

A One of Nigeria’s leading property development companies, Bashmoh Homes, has entered into a partnership with the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), University of Lagos Chapter (UNILAG), with the aim of making accession to the property very convenient for school staff. During the official inauguration of the project this weekend in Sojuolu town, Ifo local government […]

Beal Homes enters phase three of huge Go...

Beal Homes has entered the next phase of its highly demanded The Greenways development, bringing 76 new homes to Goole – including a new design. Phase three will bring the total number of properties delivered on the 73-acre site to more than 200, with first-time buyers expected to move into homes in this final phase […]

Campus master plan wins Queensland Urban...

BVN From campus to country – a Queensland University of Technology’s master plan developed with reference to local First Nations knowledge and culture – won the highest honor in the 2022 Queensland Minister’s Award for Urban Design. The awards were announced by Public Works Minister Mick de Brenni on June 9, recognizing excellence in contemporary […]

Brookhaven plans new housing complex at ...

YAPHANK, NY – Earlier this month, the City of Brookhaven reviewed the latest iteration of construction plans for a new housing complex on the boulevard in Yaphank called The Ponds. The Boulevard, a mixed-use development on William Floyd Parkway, has several other housing complexes on the 322-acre site, as well as a hotel and an […]

‘It’s not easy for us’: Winooski student

Editor’s Note: This story is a project in Winooski High School’s Culture and Community Capstone course, in which students “design a community project to make Winooski a more inclusive and just place.” Special thanks to Luke Dorfman, one of the course teachers, for his generous collaboration. The Underground Workshop is a collaborative network of student […]

Citywide Urban Design Guidelines

The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, together with its consultant, developed the draft townwide urban design guidelines. The guidelines will be used by the development community, city departments and the general public to ensure that all future developments – including homes, commercial and industrial properties, landscaped areas etc. – reflect the local context and the […]

Chun: Housing crisis in Hannover: who is...

The current housing shortage in Hannover has a high cost for our community. Both Dartmouth and Hanover must be part of the solution. by Elizabeth Chun | 06/12/22 04:05 This article is featured in the special issue Commencement & Reunions 2022. The city of Hanover – and the Upper Valley in general – has long […]

Editorial: Housing needs everyone

With the arrival of summer here, everything bureaucratic moves a little more slowly, as local governments deal with the pressing issues of high season – traffic, noise, events and the inevitable increase in demand for public safety and emergency response when our population swells thanks to our beach access. But just across the next summer […]

City urges Vail Resorts to consider alte...

The City of Vail Holds On condemnation of Booth Heights plot in East Vail and urges Vail Resorts to consider alternatives. During an executive session at its Tuesday, June 7, Vail City Council meeting, the council drafted a response to a May 23 letter from Bill Rock, executive vice president of Vail Resorts and chief […]

Lack of affordable housing persists

Murphy and Ashley Crowell had been looking for months to find a flat they could afford and finally found a place in the new Downs. Courtesy Photo/Diana Nelson SCARBOROUGH — The housing crisis continues as many Maine residents cannot afford inflated real estate prices due to a lack of inventory. The Downs have devised a […]

NITP advocates for urban planning

The Adventist Men’s Organization, Eastern Nigeria Conference of the Seven-Day Adventist Church has awarded Excellence Awards to the Gbenemene of the Kingdom of Tai, King GNK Giniwa and other important dignitaries from the ‘State.Other dignitaries are: former Director of Finance and Administration, Rivers State Newspaper Corporation, Mr. Job Urang; the Honorable Justice Teetito, Senator Magnus […]

West Tisbury considering housing for Sta...

The West Tisbury Select Committee considered whether property on State Road could be used for city employee housing at a meeting on Wednesday June 8. West Tisbury City Administrator Jennifer Rand said she asked Dukes County Regional Housing Authority Executive Director David Vigneault about the possibility. “The response I received was that when they go […]

Sekou Cooke mixes hip hop, architecture ...

UNC Charlotte professor and hip-hop architecture leader Sekou Cooke is on a mission to challenge the way architects design buildings. Jamaican-born Cooke first encountered hip-hop architecture as a student at Cornell in the mid-1990s, and he continued to be at the forefront of the movement, Charlotte Observer reports. The university’s Charlotte Building is currently home […]

The town of Paradise experiences a real ...

Paradise, California – Even though mortgage applications are down, home prices in California continue to rise, keeping many Bay Area buyers from buying. Like Paradise, a city wiped off the map by the campfire is growing with plenty of real estate offerings. Paradise is at the start of its own building boom, but with a […]

Teton County Democrats Present State of ...

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Briarwood Mall in Ann Arbor gets new off...

The site that once housed a partially built mixed-use development that failed during the Great Recession has been completed with a different development team at the helm. Southfield-based Redico LLC said it has completed construction of a handful of uses on the former 87-acre Bloomfield Park site — now called The Village at Bloomfield — […]

Here are three signs the Seattle-area ho...

Where local homebuyers once found bidding wars, cash offers and record price increases, they are now finding something closer to ‘normal’. Buyers and sellers closed fewer deals last month than the same time a year ago, according to data released Monday by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. Sellers lower prices, buyers find some wiggle room, […]

Worrying floods as city revises housing ...

The city of Louisa’s planning commission has recommended approval for a major housing development, despite concerns from some residents about stormwater runoff. The commission voted 4-0 on May 31 in favor of the Timber Oaks project, which could include up to 85 new single-family and multi-family homes. The 11-acre development would be on two properties […]

City Council considers housing subsidy |...

SIBLEY—Plans to improve the town’s aesthetics and amenities took up most of Sibley Town Council’s meeting on Monday May 23. Sibley resident Darcee Schneiderman presented a preliminary plan for a project she has started organizing downtown. “I’m not here to ask permission, just your cooperation,” Schneiderman said. “I’ve always wanted to have a mural in […]

Darien will run a rare affordable housin...

DARIEN — A new mixed-use development in Darien plans to add at least 16 new residential units to the city’s housing stock this year — and a rare affordable housing lottery system will determine who might get one. The Darien Commons is one of Darien’s major incoming projects, managed by development company Federal Realty Investment […]

Affordable housing proposal could create...

The affordable housing development is proposed on a 3.3ha property between Hall Rd and Mill Lane in Kerikeri. Photo / Peter de Graaf An affordable housing development in Kerikeri with 56 two and three bedroom homes could also create a new bypass road around the town centre. Municipal corporation Far North Holdings, which manages the […]

‘You’re Not Welcome’: Opposition Grows A

Opposition intensified this week to plans to build a 24- to 26-unit subsidized housing complex in Silvis, as dozens of residents and a town official questioned the plan during a a public meeting. Around 50 residents of Silvis gathered in a town hall meeting on Wednesday evening to discuss the development of Apoyo village as […]

Formulation and implementation of urban ...

Steering committees fail to come up with a concrete action plan* Same formal discussion not held on terms of reference Mohinder Verma JAMMU, 2nd June: The much needed formulation and implementation of town planning schemes in the two divisions of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has remained confined to official records only due […]

Don’t force affordable housing on Easton

The Easton Board of Selectmen should impose a moratorium on the “affordable” housing plan, right? While there were some good arguments at Thursday’s Affordable Housing Public Hearing to have additional affordable housing as dictated by a state mandate, it just doesn’t make sense to be driven by Easton. Two meetings were held back-to-back: the public […]

Beginning of the construction of the Pas...

Artist’s rendering of a streetscape in the community of Viñedo planned for the South Chandler Ranch-Olsen Ranch area on the east side of Paso Robles. City of Paso Robles Construction has begun on a Paso Robles housing project that will bring more than 1,200 single and multi-family homes to a 280-acre site in the city’s […]

Urban design is the key to healthy envir...

Rapidly growing urbanization along with aging populations, climate change, environmental degradation, COVID-19 and other pandemics present significant challenges for people living in cities and other communities. The ability to identify and respond to urban challenges related to health, equity and sustainability varies greatly from national and subnational government across the world, due to available human […]

State housing goals would require mass d...

If San Francisco relies on private, for-profit developers to build most of its new affordable housing through inclusion mandates, the amount of new market-priced housing will need to more than triple what the state currently requires. San Francisco will not meet regional affordable housing needs assessments under inclusion policies unless developers build 166,000 new units, […]