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Basildon secured £1.8m housing funding

NEARLY £2million in funding has been secured to support two housing projects, including the construction of over 100 homes on a derelict car park in the town centre. Basildon Council is now ready to move forward with plans to build 105 houses on the former ‘car park 14’, while a further 34 houses will be […]

Kennebunkport man ‘saw the need and led

Kennebunkport resident Patrick Briggs, right, receives a Spirit of America award from York County Commissioner Richard Dutremble for his volunteer work leading the Kennebunkport Heritage Housing Trust, which strives to provide affordable housing throughout the ‘year. Briggs also served nine years as Kennebunkport coach. Courtesy picture KENNEBUNKPORT – Patrick Briggs “saw the need and led […]

Hyde masterplan takes shape after urban ...

Tameside Council has appointed HemingwayDesign and GL Hearn to lead the development of its new vision, master plan and strategy for Hyde town centre. Bringing with them proven expertise and experience in urban design and the development of successful and innovative visions and masterplans and a strong track record of delivering proposals for other cities […]

Key funding boon secures 135 apartments ...

A sign greets people as they enter the Smith Ranch neighborhood in Silverthorne, which includes several projects to build affordable housing for the Summit County workforce. Plans to build 135 units at Smith Ranch Apartments are gaining momentum now that funding is secured for the low-income housing portion of the project. Ashley Low / For […]

Mississauga’s most engaging, innovative

Preferred region How does this work? By Declan Finucane Published on November 22, 2022 at 4:21 p.m. Mississauga is on the hunt for “the next big thing” when it comes to the best architectural and design achievements the city has to offer. Submissions are now open for the Mississauga Urban Design Awards 2023, which will […]

BETA and the local need for new housing ...

BETA, South Burlington’s electric aerospace company, recently announced that it will locate its battery facility in the former Energizer battery factory in the city of St. Albans. The company said it could eventually employ several hundred workers.On a scale of 0 to 10, with 10 being an unrealistic hope, that was a 15. The jobs […]

“It’s urgent” is the message from Valenc

“It’s urgent” was the key message from Vicente Garcia Nebot, director general of urban planning for the Valencian government, who addressed real estate agents and owners whose rural properties are still not legal. Speaking to around 100 people at L’alfas del Pi on Monday, November 21, Garcia said a pathway had been created for locals […]

Housing solutions must be prioritized | ...

Ohio officials have known for decades that our economy is in a state of rebound and transition. But we’ve done a terrible job preparing for what’s next. Rather than being proactive, we have collectively spent far too much time looking back and being reactive. It’s coming back to haunt us, because big employers […]

The task force recruits warming center s...

St. Stephen’s Homeless Population Task Force is hiring staff for the next Warming Center, alongside commissioning of the facility, as well as addressing future housing needs of the homeless population from the city. Tanner Stewart, a St. Stephen resident who sits on the committee, said they were looking for an operations manager for the warming […]

North Attleboro City Council to discuss ...

NORTH ATTLEBORO — City councilors are due to vote on a number of controversial measures when they reconvene Monday night for their regular meeting. According to the agenda for the 7 p.m. town hall meeting, council will pass a so-called “smart zoning” law that would create a layered neighborhood to allow for multi-family housing, including […]

Pupils help name the new Trowbridge hous...

PUPILS from Studley Green Primary School helped name a new housing estate on the former site of the John Bull pub. After consulting with local primary school children, the Selwood Housing Association named their new development Platinum Court. In June, Selwood Housing approached Studley Green Primary School to involve the children in naming the site. […]

HC calls on Maharashtra government to re...

The Bombay High Court has recently issued a notice to the Maharashtra government requesting its response to a public interest litigation (PIL) requesting the instruction to issue guidelines for the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in the premises of cooperative housing societies (CHS). Last Monday, two south Mumbai residents told the judiciary that […]

The Planning Commission delays approval ...

Former Front Royal city manager Steven W. Hicks, who was recently offered a job as city administrator of Louisburg, North Carolina, apparently had the offer rescinded before its Nov. 7 start date . In an about-face, Louisburg’s chief financial officer for more than 14 years, Sean Medlin, was offered the job, which he accepted. Louisbourg […]

Wood County Development Executive and Wo...

PARKERSBURG — The area needs housing for a variety of people, a local development official at the Wood County Commission said Thursday. Wood County Executive Director of Development Lindsey Piersol briefed the commission on Monday’s presentations by Patrick Bowen of Bowen National Research on housing needs and availability in the area. The presentation […]

Main Street affordable housing project d...

A $13 million affordable housing project is another step closer to completion after Smithers Council approved design plans in principle with some modifications at its November 8 meeting. The Dze L K’ant Housing Society affordable housing project will be funded by BC Housing and will serve families and seniors in the Aboriginal community. The site […]

🌱 A young stroke victim was offered hote

Welcome back, Bedford. I’m here in your inbox to tell you everything you need to know about what’s happening in Bedford today. Today you will read these stories and more… A young stroke victim finds a lack of accessible housing. In progress road works on County and Back River roads. Rabbits and a hedgehog are […]

Kading Properties helps with housing and...

TR PHOTO BY SUSANNA MEYER – Kading Properties has four major developments in Marshalltown, and the Park Place project, located at 1010 Washington St. is pictured. Kading is working to increase the number of workforce housing units in Marshalltown and maintain their involvement in the community while they are there. Kading Properties has been working […]

“Mixed-use development” roughly translat

CLANCY OVERELL | Editor | CONTACT A new report from the Betoota 2050 plan has identified thousands of new terms to add to the official CWB (construction wanker bullshit) list. CWB is a propaganda language that is characterized by understatement, circumlocution and the inversion of customary meanings. The term was coined by Betoota Mayor Councilor […]

Vail ski resort status, future threatene...

Just above Interstate 70, a narrow strip of sagebrush-covered hills are home to a Colorado treasure: the bighorn sheep that graze along this rugged, steep terrain. The land could also be used to help solve a chronic problem nearby: a shortage of affordable housing that threatens the future of the famous resort town of Vail. […]

Housing shortage leaves some Washington ...

Although the pandemic has boosted the population of rural Down East Maine, the sudden influx of new residents caused Washington County’s already severe housing shortage to skyrocket as much of the available housing stock was clawed back. Worse still, the housing scarcity in Maine’s second-poorest county — where the poverty rate hovers around 20% and […]

Planning organization, Jammu no longer i...

Planning organization, Jammu no longer important? November 14, 2022, By Cross Town News Rajesh Gupta Jammu, November 13: He is well aware that planning organization is one of the crucial departments in developing master plans and their amendments etc. but the STP of Jammu Municipal Corporation has been subject to additional charges for a […]

‘Now is the time of greatest need’: Resi

Chapel Hill residents are struggling to find housing as interest rates and house prices continue to rise. Since 2017, the average rent in Chapel Hill has increased by 37%, according to the 2022 Annual Affordable Housing Report for the City of Chapel Hill. Michele Burris, management broker and owner of Local Market Realty in Chapel […]

York Region criticizes new provincial ho...

‘This math is so bad. It’s not even remotely realistic,’ mayor says of Bill 23 target of 12,000 new homes for Newmarket York Region is criticizing the province over a series of housing policy proposals that council members say miss the mark. Council passed a resolution Nov. 10 asking the province to suspend Bill 23, […]

A landlord raises the alarm about housin...

A landlord is sounding the alarm about a housing development in a rural area where she lives. The housing development proposed by Orlando-based Nitai Capital Partners Edwards, LLC will be reviewed Monday evening by the Lady Lake Planning & Zoning Board. The development would include 144 single-family homes to be built on 31 acres of […]

Gold Coast affordable housing needs a re...

An urban planner and Churchill Fellow says the Gold Coast needs a shift in planning and community attitudes to better manage the city’s housing affordability issues. Key points: Urban planner Martin Garred says building big houses with big backyards is increasingly unrealistic The Gold Coast faces significant property stress with prices jumping 32% in 2021-22 […]

The Soapbox: So many need a housing reso...

OPINION Rise. Speak. It’s your turn. In the midst of all that is happening in the city of Manchester due to the housing crisis affecting many in this community, the vulnerable people of this city have suffered another life loss which has had no flashy sign , did not attract heaps of donors, but had […]

More housing for millionaires is the pri...

The short take: Carrboro City Council passed the Carrboro Connects plan over 5 months ago. To date, no significant changes to the land use policy have been brought to the council table for action from the plan. Meanwhile, sites that might have held more diverse housing options continue to be converted into grand homes that […]

AIA California Announces Winners of 2022...

anchor Suisman Urban Design honorary award winner ‘Hartford 400’. Image courtesy of Suisman Urban Design. The AIA California named three projects as winners of this year’s Urban Design Awards, which serve as a survey of the different methods employed in the industry to “reclaim and reinvent” different […]

Municipal tax exemptions in Worthing cou...

Worthing Borough Council wants to introduce the new measure to reduce the number of empty houses in the area. The council wants to scrap council tax exemptions for empty homes in a bid to ease the city’s housing crisis. Currently, unfurnished houses in Worthing are exempt from council tax for the first month they are […]

Mayor’s Urban Design Awards showcase Cal

Calgary has long been and continues to be a destination for people who want to lead a good life. Historically, our city’s economy and employment opportunities have been the main, if not the only, pillar of this success. However, Calgary’s recognition as a modern and inclusive city is equally essential to providing a quality of […]

New triplexes being built in Goderich to...

By Bob Montgomery November 10, 2022 10:15 a.m. Two triplexes are currently under construction on Bennett Street in Goderich to help meet the average housing need in the city and county. County Executive Glen McNeil explains that “missing middle” housing refers to housing options in the middle of the housing spectrum. This range of housing […]

Voters say ‘yes’ to new East Affordable

EAST END, NY – A new day dawned on Wednesday for affordable housing opportunities in some East End towns after voters voted and approved Suffolk’s Ballot No. 3 proposal, which focuses on the Peconic Bay Area Community Housing Fund Project. Sponsored by New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele and New York State Senator Anthony Palumo, […]

Director of Operations – Town planning w

Operations Manager – Urbanism Venue: Grafton House, Ipswich/Hybrid Working Salary: Around £60,000 a year Are you looking to develop your career as a senior executive in local government, there is no better place than Ipswich Borough Council. As a professional planning department manager, you will manage policy, development management, conservation and our special projects team. […]

Caistor Architects Join Building Control...

Exciting news as West Lindsey District Council Building Control welcomes another local design practice to the LABC Partnership Programme. Caistor-based Mother Architects is the latest company to partner with West Lindsey Building Control and take advantage of all that being a member of the LABC partnership family has to offer. Sam Marriot, Managing Director of […]

District 26 State House candidates talk ...

BLAINE COUNTY, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) — Election Day is upon us, and one of the District 26 State House races has a former Democratic mayor, facing a retired teacher who is Republican. In this race, how each candidate plans to solve the ongoing housing crisis in the Wood River Valley could decide that. The Democratic candidate, […]

Dunbar: The DunBear: Ken Ross buys devel...

Property entrepreneur Ken Ross has acquired Hallhill Developments, the company behind a large development next to the A1 in Dunbar which spans over 400 acres and includes residential, commercial, retail, recreational and educational uses . The price paid by the property developer was not disclosed. Hallhill has been growing in Dunbar for over two decades. […]

Bow Island, Alberta is working to divers...

The city of Bow Island partnered with the non-profit Rural Development Network (RDN) to develop approximately 19 acres of municipal land in an effort to address housing issues. According to Mayor Gordon Reynolds, the municipality is struggling to attract and retain employees, especially young people and families. With rental options almost never vacant, the chance […]

Māori focus wins Taranaki’s three urban

provided Ruakere Hond (foreground) and Will Edwards take part in wÄ nanga on Parihaka’s Te Mahere Aranga Tuatoru. The country’s landscape architects say Maori views on urban design have played a central role in two awards of excellence and special recognition for Taranaki projects. The New Zealand Institute of Landscape Architects’ Achievement Awards recognize two […]

Inside Housing – Insight – Social housin

“We wanted to show residents of Ham Close Estate what kind of quality home they could expect to get under the regeneration,” said David Done, RHP’s managing director. “And it worked wonderfully.” He says the 11,000-home organization will use the technology for future regeneration programs and “try to understand” more of its potential. Social landlords […]

Homeless memorial blanket project shines...

By Reginald Williams, Special at AFRO The National Alliance to End Homelessness estimates that over half a million people are persistently homeless in America. According to the Washington, DC-based organization, about 70% are single. The remaining 100,000 are dominated by families with children. But in 2019, the US Department of Education estimated there were 1.6 […]

Good town planning, restoration of veget...

In Nigeria, floods have almost become an annual event. Every time it rains, there are floods. This has been the situation since 2012, when Nigeria experienced major floods that killed more than 300 people and displaced more than two million others. This has led to health problems in communities and food insecurity across the country. […]

Housing crisis shrinks Cape Cod’s labor

Photo by Tim Mossholder, courtesy of Pexels HYANNIS — A new report on Cape Cod’s housing crisis has revealed the impacts it’s had on the local economy and the region’s dwindling workforce. The study, led by economist Tim Cornwall, identified that high house and rent prices and a limited inventory of labor housing contributed to […]

Shopping center transformed into housing

According to a report by idealistic, the property will be demolished and a mainly residential project is expected to be built on the site. This project will bear the signature of the famous British architect Norman Foster. According CBREwho advised Bain Capital Credit on the transaction, the CascaisVilla shopping center is in operation, but the […]

Kelly Makiha: Why I’m so attached to Rot

Rotorua will hum again. Photo / Felix Desmarais FIGHTING_FOR_ROTORUA_OL1 FIGHTING_FOR_ROTORUA in scc logos and signatures A_260522aerial3.JPG Rotorua will hum again. Photo / Felix Desmarais Kelly Makiha OPINION “Muuum, can we have an ice cold Coke?” When it’s a Friday at 7 p.m. and we’re on our way back from basketball, the answer is “no”. It’s […]

Teton County Commissioner Says There’s N

***For all things Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter*** By Clair McFarland, Cowboy State [email protected] The race for the Teton County commission intensified last month when the commission’s vice chairman declared his opposition to open market housing developments. Vice President and Democratic candidate Luther Propst has touted his commitment to restricted-deed housing projects in […]

The Outer Banks Voice – Woda Cooper pres

Woda Cooper launches Nags Head housing complex and faces tough questions from City Commissioners By Michael Wagner | Voices of the Outer Banks November 3, 2022 Woda Cooper official Denis Blackburn addresses the chief stewards of Nags. A representative for property developer Woda Cooper made the case for the construction of a 54-unit affordable housing […]

2022 National Residential Architecture A...

Jury citation An exemplary scheme in its spatial nuance and neighborhood, Anne Street Garden Villas is an exquisite offering to the community housing typology. Through a material and architectural language steeped in ancient ideas of domesticity and society, the villa enclave possesses a sense of self-reliance that can be seen in the traditional single-family home, […]

West Harptree A368 closed for resurfacin...

! 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. Bath & North East Somerset Council is advising people to plan their trips between November 7 and 11 as the A368 via West Harptree […]

Community Celebrates New WL Housing Deve...

The Kosciusko Chamber of Commerce held a groundbreaking on Wednesday November 2 for the new Raccoon Run development, located along Pierceton Road near the Stonehenge Golf Course in Winona Lake. InkFreeNews photos by Leah Sander. By Lea SanderInkFreeNews WINONA LAKE — More housing will soon be available in Kosciusko County following new development at Winona […]

Panic? Adequate housing is the answer –

BY GARY STRADLINGRepublican candidate forLos Alamos County Council Thank you to many, many county residents for your almost uniform agreement. When I meet you at home, or in the park, at fairs, at parades, you agree that adequate housing is the county’s most critical issue. You do not want As per usual! Most of you […]

TBM Housing Corp. is seeking provincial...

The company has asked the city for a letter of support to show the province that there has been municipal support for the Gateway project The Blue Mountains Accessible Housing Corporation (BMAHC) hopes to secure funding from the provincial government for the Gateway Accessible Housing Project. BMAHC Executive Director Jennifer Bisley attended the October 31 […]