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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Reinventing malls: Fewer shops, more off...

GWINNETT COUNTY, Georgia – From boomtowns to ghost towns, the fall of major malls in Georgia and malls across the country has been dramatic. About a dozen malls are struggling in metro Atlanta, from the Mall of Georgia to Crossroads Mall in Conyers. But, there are efforts to reinvigorate Georgia’s once mighty malls and you […]

Tiruchy Corporation Finance Chairs, Plan...

TIRUCHY: T Muthuselvam and EM Dharmaraj were elected chairpersons of the municipality’s tax and finance and town planning standing committees on Friday, respectively. Despite the local public holiday due to the Srirangam Temple Car Festival, members of the two committees who were elected at a council meeting the previous day attended by election officials unanimously […]

Sunday Journal – Nantucket Short Term Re

Latest titles Sunday Diary – Efforts to recover boards from the sandwich boardwalk Sandwich Town Assistant Manager Heather Harper and the Friends of the Sandwich Boardwalk Steering Committee… Sunday Newspaper – Marine Debris with the Center for Coastal Studies We had the pleasure of welcoming the Director of the Marine and Plastic Debris Program from […]

Juneau Reintegration Program Helps Those...

Angel Muñoz sits in his apartment in Juneau, Alaska on April 28, 2022. He was able to secure the apartment thanks to a reintegration program run by JAMHI Health & Wellness. (Photo by Lyndsey Brollini/KTOO) A Juneau mental health organization helps people formerly involved in the justice system find housing, and the program is working. […]

Scriba Planning Board Conducts Citizen S...

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. As part of its comprehensive plan […]

Why Building Control Professionals Need ...

The Building Security Act is currently being passed by Parliament and Royal Assent is expected in 2022. So what does this mean for the building control profession and what should every surveyor do in building control now to prepare? These are the questions LABC CEO Lorna Stimpson has a simple answer for. “Prove you’re competent,” […]

Fairfield reviewing Unquowa Road Afforda...

FAIRRFIELD – The public will soon have the chance to ring the bell at a planned apartment block for Unquowa Road near Fairfield station. The application, made by developer 15 Unquowa Road, LLC, requests permission to build a 63-unit multi-family development at the address it is named for. The Planning and Zoning Commission has unanimously […]

The housing projects proposed in Montpel...

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Several major housing project proposals in Montpellier aim to provide a mix of affordable housing. As in the rest of Vermont, housing in the capital is tight, but local officials hope new efforts underway will change that. Ask anyone in Montpellier and they’ll tell you the need for affordable housing is […]

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Spruce Town Planning is a planning consultancy based in Eastleigh, Hampshire. We are looking for a part-time or full-time planner to join the team. The ideal candidate will have a degree in town planning or a related subject and at least 3 years experience in development management and/or planning policy within a local authority or […]

kochi: the planning department will use ...

KOCHI: As Kochi becomes more and more populated, the Department of Land and City Planning and the Kochi Corporation plan to make maximum use of the free spaces available in the city. A meeting, convened by the local body and attended by planning and land use officials, decided on Tuesday to convene a meeting of […]

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Was it only 25 years ago that Madras started its downtown improvement project? 100 YEARS AGO April 27, 1922 Madras was visited on Wednesday afternoon by Lane W. Goodell, commander of the Oregon State Department of the American Legion. Commander Goodell was making the trip through central Oregon for the combined benefit of his insurance […]

Public hearing scheduled for Bunn Hill h...

VESTAL, NY — A contentious housing development project in Vestal will face another public hearing on Wednesday evening. After the hearing, council may elect to vote again on rezoning a tract of land along Bunn Hill Road from rural residential to a planned development district. Landmark Properties of Atlanta wants to create The Retreat at […]

How cities are changing shape and adopti...

The pandemic has changed the way we work, travel and interact – and cities must change too to avoid becoming ghost towns. Dr. David Cleevely, President of the Cambridge in front The NECE project discusses new research that examines how the city can experiment with new principles of urban design and transportation Two years of […]

How urban design can promote social equi...

Ishita Gaur describes how urban design can facilitate social services and improve equity in cities. “There are great inequalities in the distribution of health care, housing assistance, accessibility to food and educational opportunities, among others. While access to this social infrastructure is in a largely politically determined, some spatial challenges exacerbate the situation, but they […]

April 26 – Great Housing Potential in De

AUBURN — It’s no mystery Northeast Indiana is facing a housing shortage. A recent survey attempted to examine just how serious this shortage is. DeKalb County has the potential to fill 1,450 new homes of all types per year. The Northeast Indiana market potential is much larger at 15,000. Heather Presley-Cowen, CEO of Housing Resource […]

OPINION Ina’s Insights The Sawyer Family

If you venture into Old Town Marblehead, you’ll see charming colonial reproductions along Elm and Pond streets. These communities were designed and developed by builder Warren Curtis Sawyer in the mid-1960s. The architecture and clustering of neighborhoods create an interior view of early America and feel like part of history. The Sawyer family may be […]

Our farmland is rapidly disappearing. A...

Bangladesh’s food security is at risk as cultivated land continues to shrink due to the unplanned expansion of rural settlements. The Business Standard recently spoke with Dr. Akter Mahmud, a professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Jahangirnagar University, to discuss getting out of this precarious situation. April 25, 2022, 11:05 a.m. […]

Elizabeth Milias: Ready for life in APCH...

Ours is the oldest and largest mountain resort workforce housing program in North America. According to its own description, “APCHA is an independent, multi-jurisdictional housing authority designed to oversee the housing of low, middle and middle income people who are permanent residents and work full-time in the city and county.” But we all know it’s […]

Net zero affordable housing unveiled in ...

EASTON, Md- 9 new zero-carbon affordable housing units were unveiled Saturday afternoon in Cambridge, with each unit costing around $1,100 a month in rent per household. Homes take advantage of insulation, special windows, and efficient design to help passively heat and cool homes in addition to traditional HVAC and heating. The units are installed on […]

Glastonbury could build hundreds of affo...

Demand for affordable housing is strong, in Glastonbury and across the state. Connecticut is short of about 85,000 affordable housing units for very low-income renters, according to the National Low Income Housing Coalition estimates. Multi-family rental properties in Glastonbury have been “functionally nil” in recent years, Guszkowski said, while the current waiting list for properties […]

Home prices in Alexandria have risen nea...

Placeholder while loading article actions There’s a question that keeps coming up when new affordable housing projects are presented to homeowners in cities like Alexandria: how will it affect home prices? The common assumption, according to elected officials, is that new public or subsidized housing will cause the value of nearby homes to depreciate. But […]

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ICW Group, with offices in London, Belfast and South Shields, operates across the UK, providing high quality building warranties and building control services The company has earned an enviable reputation as a reliable partner for builders, developers, brokers and owners. In addition to providing Level A warranties, ICW offers CICAIR Approved Building Control services to […]