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Faced with housing shortages, Bowdoinham...

John Egan of the Genesis Fund discusses affordable housing with residents of Bowdoinham on October 26. Maria Skillings / Time Record Bowdoinham is looking for ways to tackle a housing crisis that is driving away young professionals, young families and the elderly. At a meeting on October 26, the Bowdoinham Community Development Initiative orchestrated a […]

The efforts of a religious group amid th...

A small religious organization in Virginia helps homeless people find permanent housing. They help them pay rent, match up with roommates and receive ongoing support services. Soaring rent prices have caused many Americans to lose their homes. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for your registration! Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed on […]

SDC Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad convenes to...

The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad today convened a meeting of officers, stakeholders, public representatives and senior citizens for the preparation of a master plan based on the GIS for the city of Bandipora. The meeting was attended by Chairman of Bandipora Municipal Council Basharat Ahmad Najar, DPO (Nodal Officer Coordination), Mohd […]

Estes Park rezones land for future workf...

As voters in tourism-dependent Estes Park prepare to vote on a lodging tax hike to support workforce housing, the board voted unanimously to rezone a 21.1 acre parcel where up to 190 units could be built. The vote at Tuesday’s meeting changed the tract, off Fish Hatchery Road on the south bank of the Fall […]

Caledon East Streetscape and Urban Desig...

The Town of Caledon is conducting a Streetscape and Urban Design Study of the Airport Road Corridor in Caledon East from approximately Cranston Drive to approximately Huntsmill Drive. We need your help to start this! Please take a few minutes to complete the survey below so we have a better idea of ​​who you are, […]

Want to ease SF’s housing crisis? Start

Re “The Lasting Impact of the SF Project” (Front page, October 26): The San Francisco Building and Construction Trades Council has been intimately involved in discussions about the proposed housing development at 469 Stevenson St., and we supported its approval. The story slips over an important fact: even if it had been approved, this project […]

The Postings: £50m housing plan to demol

Kirkcaldy’s old shopping center is set to be demolished to make way for a major residential development which could see hundreds of people living in the town centre. And this could be the catalyst to attract more investors and developers to transform the heart of Lang Toun. The first major step came last week when […]

Top mayoral and trustee candidates discu...

Top candidates for mayor and trustee answered questions about the Marshall Fire takeover and how best to support businesses and residents at a candidates forum Wednesday night. Two mayoral candidates, current Pro-Tem Mayor Mark Lacis, and written candidate, Gladys Forshee, attended the Face the Chamber event at the Superior Community Center, while seven of the […]

Housing subcommittee has discussions but...

More than a year ago, the current city council set up a housing planning and development sub-committee to tackle some major issues that have plagued Evanston for years, including the enforcement of housing standards rental property and the still-controversial “Rule of Three Unrelated”, which prohibits no more than three people from renting the same apartment […]

Utah Latin Town Hall: Governor Cox takes...

Gov. Spencer Cox held a Latino town hall Monday night — his first such event with the Latino community in his nearly two years as governor. The event brought together a few hundred people and featured a conversation moderated by Nubia Peña, director of Utah’s Division of Multicultural Affairs. It was translated into Spanish by […]

Sussex County Council revises affordable...

Sussex County Council voted last week to offer new incentives for developers to build denser affordable housing as the housing shortage in the county worsens. A 2019 study by Housing Alliance Delaware found that someone earning minimum wage would have to work nearly 100 hours a week to afford a two-bedroom apartment at a fair […]

Lake County News, Calif. – Board of Over

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — The Board of Supervisors will welcome its newest member and discuss a proposal to create two new positions in the County Administrative Office to work on housing and economic development. The‌ ‌board will meet from ‌at‌ ‌9‌ ‌am. ‌Tuesday, October 25, in council chambers on the first floor of the Lake […]

Shropshire Council’s building control te

24/10/2022 – Permalink Related topics: Housing / Protection of the public Members of Shropshire Council’s Building Control team have been recognized for their excellence at prestigious national awards. Melanie Davies, Alastair Dunning and Darren Ellis have been selected as regional winners of the Local Authority Building Control (LABC) Building Excellence Awards – the UK’s largest […]

Planning Commission avoids Murphy Theate...

“To be or not to be” – this seems to be a Shakespearean question looming over the continued existence of the Unilateral Front Royal Economic Development Authority (FREDA). During its business session on Tuesday 11 October, under the watchful eye of FREDA Board Vice-Chairman Mark Tapsak, Front Royal Council discussed the implications of a yet […]

SunLive – Areas where housing prices hav

When Mary Hiron decided to leave Hamilton for her retirement, she could comfortably buy a house in South Waikato, but says she would struggle to do so now. Home prices in South Waikato have greatly increased in the last 10 years. New figures from CoreLogic show that the district’s average price rose 249% from $135,450 […]

Rotorua is a ‘ghost town’ due to emergen

A resident says Rotorua has become a ‘ghost town’ due to an increase in motels serving as emergency accommodation. Rotorua (file photo). (Source: Local Democracy Report) By Rayssa Almeida from rnz.co.nz A hearing before three independent commissioners began on Monday and heard submissions from the claimant – the Department of Housing and Urban Development which […]

Councilors will review Highton Village’s

Greater Geelong City Councilors will consider the final Urban Design Framework (UDF) for the village of Highton at their meeting on Tuesday 25 October, following five stages of community engagement over five years. Planning and Economics Director Gareth Smith said the UDF seeks to retain Highton’s village feel while providing more greenery, enhanced local shopping […]

Tupper Lake seeks housing solutions | N...

TUPPER LAKE — Tupper Lake Councilman John Gillis spent his summer studying local housing statistics, attending the Common Ground Alliance conference in June, and participating in weekly calls with Adirondack Action. He does this because he believes the town cannot remain a working town without being able to overcome the shortage of affordable […]

Sag Harbor residents pursue affordable h...

Photo: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images A mixed-use development featuring 79 affordable housing units is being built in the Hamptons village of Sag Harbor, and some residents are suing (and, in at least one case, might cry). The group that filed the lawsuit, Save Sag Harbor, says it’s not against affordable housing, just worried about […]

Swindon businesses judged best in region...

By Jessica Durston – October 21, 2022 Company (L-R) Adrian Berrystone, Mike Ferne, Councilman Gary Sumner, Craig Donnelly and Erica O’Connor After becoming regional winners, Swindon will have four entries in a national competition, which recognizes excellence in the construction industry. This entry into the national competition comes after four businesses in the borough were […]

Alexander Road solar projects receive sp...

The Batavia City Planning Board unanimously approved special use permits and site plans for two solar projects on Alexander Road at their meeting on Tuesday. The projects are located at 9183 Alexander Road, known as the Pike Road Solar Farm Project, and 9071 Alexander Road. The resolutions passed by the board authorize San Francisco-based Renewable […]

Leland City Council approves rezoning fo...

LELAND, NC (WECT) – The Leland City Council unanimously approved a sprawling 897-acre real estate development at the intersection of Malmo Loop Road and US 74/76 at its meeting on Tuesday. Thursday October 20. The developer, Malmo Ventures, LLC., brought the proposal back to the planning board last month to approve 912 additional dwellings and […]

How prioritizing vulnerable communities ...

What is the most important thing when designing an urban space? According to Meriem Chabani, it’s asking the right questions. “The first thing to take into account is the need,” said the Franco-Algerian architect and urban planner. “If we don’t understand very precisely what we are trying to achieve, we are sure to fail. It […]

Ridgefield Selectmen approve city’s affo

RIDGEFIELD — The board approved the city’s affordable housing plan after nearly an hour of discussion at a special town meeting Wednesday night. The vote was 3 to 2; First coach Rudy Marconi and coaches Barbara Manners and Sean Connelly voted in favor of the plan while coaches Maureen Kozlark and Bob Hebert voted against. […]

Lagos to publish violators of planning p...

The Lagos State Government says he will start posting notice of contravention of the planning permit served on buildings, as part of efforts to create proper public awareness and address resident denial issues. Nairametrics understood this to have been disclosed by the Managing Director of the Lagos State Physical Development Permit Authority (LASPPPA), Mr. Kehinde […]

Atherton Forum: Candidates answer questi...

Building more housing at Menlo College, policing and traffic safety were all top concerns for the four candidates – Mayor Rick DeGolia and Vice Mayor Bill Widmer are seeking re-election, facing two challengers, Greg Conlon and Stacy Miles Holland – for the three open slots on Atherton City Council this autumn during a forum at […]

Senior Building Control Surveyor job at ...

In addition to the stated salary, this role attracts a market supplement of £4,000 per annum (reviewed after 2 years), an essential car user allowance which is £963.00 per annum with 40.9p per mile paid. There is also an additional payment for being on the rotation of dangerous structures. Hackney is one of Britain’s most […]

Revitalization plan aims to bring more m...

MACOMB (WGEM) – The Town of Macomb is implementing a Community Revitalization Plan to address needed areas of improvement around the town. Specifically, Mayor Michael Inman said this was done to address the city’s population loss by improving gaps in housing availability. In 2021, the city undertook a planning process with the Illinois Housing Development […]

Hartford Foundation grants aim to reshap...

In its ongoing efforts to confront structural and historic racism and how it manifests in housing issues, the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving announced a second round of funding to nonprofits advocating for policy change. in state and municipal affordable housing laws. The first round of funding, announced in February, awarded $25,000 each to eight […]

Resident complaints lead to formation of...

KILLINGWORTH City residents voted overwhelmingly on September 21 to approve a five-member Fair Housing Commission to deal with citizen complaints about “unacceptable” rent increases and other rental housing issues. The action largely stems from residents of the Beechwood Mobile Home Park on Route 81 who said they faced rent increases from a new landlord, alarming […]

St. Pete Pier Wins World Urban Design Aw...

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — The St. Pete’s Pier has been recognized by the Urban Land Institute as one of the best new designs in the world. Sunshine City waterfront destination named one of six ULI 2022 winners Global Excellence Awards, according to a statement from the city. This year’s winners are two from North America […]

Advanced Residential Training Program in...

Appointment: 09 – 12 November 2022Deadline to apply: November 03, 2022Course duration: Three days (24 hours)Venue: Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute (AAETI), Nimli, RajasthanType of course: Residential Background CSE – School of Water and Waste (SW&W) aims to establish policy principles, innovative technologies and implementation strategies for city-wide water and sanitation management, which will throw […]

October Midterm Fun for Museums Week 202...

! Please disable cookies in your browser to view this page. Learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them. Date published: 2022-10-17 | Category: Inheritance Museums and venues in Bath and North East Somerset will be hosting an exciting program of special events […]

Back to Delta: New Seniors Residences Ar...

When the future population of the world remembers our times, they will think not of the great things, but of the kindness and care we gave to our pioneers.” These are the words of WK Kiernan, Minister of Mines and Petroleum Resources, to a large audience attending the official opening of the Evergreen Court Aged […]

Senior housing plan in Trumbull on forme...

TRUMBULL — The project to build a 55-plus resort at 48 Monroe Turnpike has met with a roadblock as owners of a neighboring property seek to appeal a judge’s earlier ruling that could have allowed the plan to move forward. The development discouraged some townspeople, including the Director of Community and Economic Development, Rina Bakalar. […]

Nags Head plans to curb C-2 development,...

Nags Head Commissioners are considering curbing development in the C-2, or General Commercial, neighborhood following community feedback on the location of essential housing and labor at the Oct. 5 meeting. Commissioner Kevin Brinkley introduced a motion to impose a moratorium of up to 150 days on the development of C-2. There will be a public […]

Affordable housing is about to have a ne...

By Gerald Patriarca Affordable housing is about to have a new address in Burien. ecoTHRIVE is an affordable housing development slated to open in 2025 on a 1.8 acre site in Boulevard Park. Denise Henrikson of ecoTHRIVE said they hope to make it a place where people want to live connected to the land and […]

City’s Urban Planning and Design Departm

The City of Asheville’s Urban Planning and Design Department, which oversees the city and county’s joint historic preservation program, has in recent years identified the imperative need to document African American heritage resources in the city. and, therefore, initiated an architectural study of historic resources. specifically tied to historically black neighborhoods in Asheville. After hard […]

Employment as Senior Conservation and Ur...

Senior Conservation and Urban Design Officer Salary From £42,015 to £50,910 According to skills and experience The role Want to work in one of London’s most exciting environments?Do you have passion and enthusiasm for the built environment and heritage?Would you like to put your leadership and management skills to the test? If so, we’d love […]

Board Implements Carbondale’s First Affo

The Town of Carbondale is implementing its first-ever Affordable Housing Plan following an Oct. 3 board meeting where trustees agreed on goals and strategies to achieve them. City administrator Colin Laird explained the need for a “revised community housing plan” which he submitted to his colleagues on September 29: Carbondale. There are currently over 100 […]

Renovations on the land approved by the ...

alex spearWHAT IS FULL ABOUT FARLEY: The Brunswick Planning Board has approved the College’s outline plan for the proposed Farley Field renovations. Neighbors continue to raise concerns about the environmental impacts of the project. Editor’s Note October 14, 2022 at 10:05 a.m.: An earlier version of this article incorrectly characterized Boston Mayor Michelle Wu’s blocking […]

Council wants to hold a national competi...

Mansfield District Council is seeking to launch a major competition inviting architects from around the world to design a major new social housing scheme on a derelict site near the town centre. The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) would manage the competition to find an outstanding design for the White Hart Street area of […]

National Housing Federation – Implementa

The Department of Upgrading, Housing and Communities has been consulting on proposals to introduce a new, tougher regulatory regime for high-risk buildings. The consultation was divided into 12 parts, each part covering a different aspect of the implementation of the new regime for buildings in the construction phase. Over the past month, we have engaged […]

Last day to apply for the 175 positions ...

Today is the last day to apply online for the post of Town Planning Building Supervisor advertised by the Telangana State Public Service Commission (TSPSC). Eligible candidates may apply for vacancies on the official website tspsc.gov.in till 5:00 p.m. TSPSC TBPO Recruitment Drive Aims to Fill a Total of 175 Urban Planning Building Supervisor Vacancies […]

Vacaville City Council review housing un...

As Vacaville prepares to launch the next cycle of its housing component, City Council received a presentation and provided feedback on a draft of this next phase at Tuesday’s meeting. The project was prepared with the assistance of the city’s consultant, PlaceWorks Inc. of Berkeley. PlaceWorks Senior Planner Jennifer Gastellum provided an overview. The Housing […]

Qualicum Beach still seeking groups inte...

The City of Qualicum Beach is still looking for a nonprofit to develop a low-cost housing project at 865 Ravensbourne Lane. Council, at its regular meeting on September 28, voted unanimously to direct staff to proceed with the 2022 Expression of Interest application process that will publicly identify a nonprofit housing development partner for the […]

Housing for state troopers, plow drivers...

JACKSON (WNE) — Housing that will primarily be for state troopers and snow plow operators is progressing. Teton County commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a preliminary application by the Wyoming Department of Transportation to build housing for its employees on land south of town it already owns. Units, no matter how many, are still five […]

Grand Junction voters to weigh in on aff...

The City of Grand Junction proposed two issues in the November ballot to address the affordable housing crisis: a 1% increase in the lodging tax and an 8% short-term rental tax. If the measures pass, the funds will go to affordable housing projects and initiatives for people earning 80% of the region’s median income or […]

Human Settlements in North West launches...

The North West Department of Human Settlements has launched a program to unblock unfinished housing projects and revive stalled ones across the province. The department has undertaken a monitoring visit to some of the projects around Klerksdorp, where dozens of residents have expressed frustrations about their incomplete housing, which has stalled for years without any […]

Cities of the future must be developed w...

Cities of the future should be developed by adopting new trends in urban design, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Sunday during the inauguration of a two-day nationwide urban conclave here. The National Urban-Bodhi Conclave 2022 hosts a series of discussions on “Reinventing Urban Development through Emerging Tools and Techniques”. Addressing the […]

Regional Workforce Housing News – The Ir

Attendees at the September 27 housing committee meeting: (clockwise from left) Dave Cota, recently returned Carrabassett City Manager, Tim Gerencer, Tim Flight, Chris Parks, Lloyd Cuttler, John Beaupre and Mark Green. (Photo by Sue Davis) CARRABASSETT VALLEY — The regional housing committee that Carrabassett selects members of the council formed before the pandemic has kicked […]

Punjab Housing and Urban Development Dep...

CHANDIGAR: The Punjab government has simplified the procedures to enable quick clearance of Land Use Change (LUC) Certificates, Completion Certificates, Development and Building Plans. This has been done by decentralizing regulatory approvals which allow urban development authorities to grant approvals. Making the ease of doing business the top priority of the Punjab government led by […]

“By kicking myself, I didn’t move any fa

The phone has all but stopped ringing at Mullucks estate agent in Bishop’s Stortford – save for calls from buyers with bad news about the chains collapsing. Since Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini budget two weeks ago, a chill has gripped the housing market in the Hertfordshire suburban town. Viewing figures, house prices and customer confidence […]

Planning Commission working session revi...

The Warren County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting on September 27elargely to address a list of nine actions that could not be covered at the September 20 regular meeting. The council quickly approved two county property leases, one for a property at 229 Stokes Airport Road in Skydive Front Royal, LLC, for $600 […]

Planning Commission Business Session Con...

“To be or not to be” – this seems to be a Shakespearean question looming over the continued existence of the Unilateral Front Royal Economic Development Authority (FREDA). During its business session on Tuesday 11 October, under the watchful eye of FREDA Board Vice-Chairman Mark Tapsak, Front Royal Council discussed the implications of a yet […]

City hires urban design firm to plan Mas...

Daniel Tian / Daily Senior Employee The city contracted urban design firm Teska Associates to begin initial plans to expand Mason Park and develop the unused Mayfair rail line. Saul Pink, Deputy City EditorOctober 6, 2022 City Council has approved a contract with Evanston-based urban design firm Teska Associates to expand Mason Park and develop […]

Ware Malcomb Project Receives 2022 Oshaw...

Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, has announced that one of its projects, 1121 and 1147 Thornton Road South, has received the award 2022 Oshawa Urban Design Excellence Award by the City of Oshawa. The project consists of two multi-unit industrial buildings designed to Panattoni Canada Development Corporation. The buildings, totaling over 630,000 square […]

Redouble efforts to respond to the housi...

City rethinking ways to incentivize apartments As part of an effort to create more affordable housing, the director of East Hampton Town’s planning department issued a series of recommendations to city council on Tuesday aimed at expanding incentives for residents to offer affordable secondary suites. For rent. Affordable detached accessory structures were introduced into city […]

Independent landlords are pulling out of...

FORT COLLINS, Colo., October 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — 78% of independents Colorado landlords have indicated that they do not plan to buy more property this year, according to a recent study conducted by TurboTenant. And it’s no surprise that when we look at housing prices in cities like Fort Collins. Zillow indicates the average Fort […]

Detroitisit Hosts Second Annual Sustaina...

On October 13, Detroitisit, the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Chicago, and Dutch Design Week will bring together architects, urban planners and design experts for the second annual Sustainable Urban Design Summit focused on design sharing technology and new innovations designed to transform our cities into sustainable urban centres. As one […]

Gujarat CREDAI submits urban plan to gov...

Think of Ahmedabad and you would imagine posh malls, high-end cars, good roads, the riverside… But what do the members of the Confederation of Real Estate Developers Associations of India (CREDAI) think of this city? ? “Ahmedabad is not a smart city”, is how the members of CREDAI began their presentation on an urban plan. […]

Green rails on track to cool urban desig...

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE: A $2.875 billion urban greening project to mitigate urban heat in Parramatta is turning heads with its innovative redesign of what light rail tracks should look like and what function they should serve in the community. Taking inspiration from Europe from Porto to Paris, Transport for NSW, in conjunction with WSU and project […]

City of Dothan wins urban design award f...

Staff report The City of Dothan’s efforts to redesign the downtown core and the Highway 84 East corridor have been recognized by the Alabama Chapter of the American Planning Association. Dothan was recently selected to receive the 2022 Franklin M. Setzer Urban Design Award. The award, nominated by the Wiregrass Foundation, will be presented at […]

Garfield County Gets Broadband Grant; a...

On September 7, Garfield County announced that it had been awarded a $1.7 million grant from the Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA) to support the county’s ongoing project to improve local infrastructure in broadband. Plans to improve high-speed internet in Garfield County have been underway since May 2016, when Garfield and Mesa counties partnered […]

Lewiston Housing needs volunteers to del...

DEAR SUN SPOTS: The Lewiston Housing Food Security Program needs volunteers to pick up lunches from the Trinity Jubilee Center and deliver them to some of our residents. This engagement is approximately one hour at a time. We are also looking for volunteers to help sort and distribute food. Volunteer commitment is very flexible and […]

These Mississauga Urban Design Award win...

Preferred region How does this work? By Declan Finucane Published on October 4, 2022 at 1:44 p.m. The paddling pool at Lakeside Park. The park won an Award of Excellence at the 2013 Mississauga Urban Design Awards. (Photo: City of Mississauga) As Mississauga prepares to once again find the best architecture and design the city […]

Can urban design succeed thanks to popul...

Can urban design succeed thanks to popular movements? © Better Block To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/989970/can-urban-design-find-success-through-grassroots-movements There are significant gaps in how our cities around the world operate and serve the people who live there. The bureaucracies, red tape and other limiting processes that publicly push our cities towards […]

city ​​publishes its A4 Link and Ride fe

A feasibility study on a potential Link and Ride bus service along the A4 between Chippenham and Bath has been published today (4 October). The study is the first of its kind to be undertaken on the A4 and one of the few studies to examine a Link and Ride scheme in such detail. Bath […]

Manchester Police view urban design as a...

Oct 3 – A sign or fence here, a light or camera there could help reduce crime in some parts of the city, Manchester Police say. A recently launched program – Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) – is trying to bring about changes in the design and use of public and private spaces to […]

Council Building Control Team Wins 3 Nat...

Published: 7:00 p.m. October 3, 2022 Three Suffolk building projects have been nominated for prestigious national awards. The projects, which have all been carried out by Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Council’s Building Control team, have already won three regional awards at the Local Authority Building Control’s (LABC) annual Building Excellence Awards ) – and […]

Newbridge residents protest site chosen ...

Some residents of Newbridge, Co Kildare gathered at the planned site for 30 modular homes to house displaced Ukrainians on Saturday, before marching to town hall to peacefully protest the planned construction. “We’ll block off builders if they come in. We’ve got community watch in place morning and night now…if they try to sneak in […]

A different view of the Eight Cities Pla...

For the editor: “School District Committee Members Threaten to Leave Eight Town Planning Board” in your September 27 issue features a perspective from members of the Southern Berkshire Regional School District (SBRSD). However, as an observant citizen, I attended the same meetings and I have a different impression. I commend President Lucy Prashker, Vice President […]

Phoenix Dining owner hopes his property ...

STONINGTON – Over the past few months, while discussing ideas with customers and community residents about what to do with his property, Phoenix Dining and Entertainment owner Richard Mann said that t became clear that the city was struggling with a significant shortage of affordable housing options. — and he worries about other proposals now […]