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LABC Launches Fully Funded Building Cont...

Aspiring building control officers are offered a fully funded training program that will pay them a competitive salary while in school. The course, launched by the Local Authority Building Control (LABC), is part of an initiative to attract new recruits to the profession following the coming into force of the Building Safety Act in April. […]

WC housing department says gangs are ham...

MEC Tertius Simmers said extortion rackets intimidated and attacked contractors at some of its sites. CAPE TOWN – The Western Cape Department of Human Settlements has said some of its housing projects are hampered by gangs. MEC Tertius Simmers said the extortion rackets intimidated and attacked contractors at some of his worksites. He said gangs […]

Affordable Housing in Springfield, Holyo...

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – The Baker-Polito administration and MassHousing are announcing funds to help provide affordable housing in Springfield and Holyoke. The Neighborhood Stabilization Program Capital Grants awards $4.6 million to eight community organizations and municipalities to fight the blight of neighborhoods and create new homeownership opportunities across Massachusetts. The new program provides the funds […]

Construction lull threatens to slow hous...

A construction slowdown that threatens the pace of future housing supply has worsened over the summer, according to new industry data. July’s Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) points to an accelerating decline in Irish construction activity, according to the latest regular survey from BNP Paribas. The figures suggest builders are responding to construction costs and […]

British Columbia ‘clear’ there isn’t eno

VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s acting attorney general says the province has been “clear” with Vancouver officials that the crown corporation responsible for subsidized housing does not have enough spaces available for people who are told to take down their tents along a street in the city’s Downtown Eastside. Murray Rankin, who is also minister responsible […]

Urban Design Guidelines Update | Talk t...

What are the Urban Design Guidelines (UDG)? Used by the design commission to review projects, The Urban Design Guidelines are a series of design principles for buildings, streetscapes and public open spaces, with the aim of cultivating design excellence in private and public development. They were created to guide developments so that they exemplify our […]

Houston’s pandemic housing boom is over.

Houston’s housing market is finally slowing — but it’s not slowing as quickly as many other destinations that have become hotspots for migration during the pandemic, according to Redfin research. The share of so-called “stale” listings in Houston — or homes that have been on the market for more than 30 days — jumped about […]

Gordon College to sell land for housing ...

WENHAM — Gordon College has reached an agreement to sell part of its land to a development company which plans to build housing for people aged 55 and over. In an email to the university community, Gordon College President Michael Hammond said the sale would generate “an eight figure figure” and help the college pay […]

Urban design through a gender lens

In an Architecture Daily article, Camilla Ghisleni highlights the benefits of designing cities and public spaces for all users, including different genders, ages, and abilities described in the Handbook for Gender-Inclusive Urban Planning and Design, published in 2020 by the World Bank. As Ghisleni writes, “The initiatives presented by the guide seek to break with […]

Suffolk Legislature again approves $4.2 ...

The Suffolk County Legislature has reauthorized $4.2 million in infrastructure funding for the $92 million Matinecock Court affordable housing development planned for East Northport. The money is tied to infrastructure improvements under the Suffolk County Affordable Housing Opportunity Program and the Inclusive Housing Sewer Infrastructure Pilot Program, said Peter G. Florey, the developer. of the […]

Tiny houses in a small town: is this the...

When Tafadzwa “T” Nemuseso, a traveling nurse from Zimbabwe and Florida, received his first assignment in December 2021 at the Boulder Intensive Behavioral Center, his search for affordable housing led him to a small residence in an unlikely location. . During Nemuseso’s first week of mission, he lived in an apartment in Helena. After searching […]

Local business owners call for a broader...

Staffing has been a problem for local businesses, in part because of a hurdle that can be difficult to overcome: the supply of housing. According to Kim Mosley, president of the Los Altos Chamber of Commerce, the lack of affordable housing in Los Altos has impacted everyone from brick-and-mortar retailers to nonprofits. “As the housing […]

Tech titan wants more homes, but not in ...

Marc Andreessen. Photo AP. BY EMILY MIBACHDaily Post Editor One of Silicon Valley’s kingmakers wants to see homes built for “ordinary people” – but not in his hometown of Atherton. Marc Andreessen, who helped fund Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and helped create Netscape, wrote an essay in 2020 on his blog titled “Time to Build” where […]

Plans unveiled for £20m neighborhood cen

PLANS for the £20million construction of a new neighborhood center on the outskirts of Aberdeen have been announced. Property development company, Hargreaves Land, has entered into a joint venture with Grandhome Trust to develop the new neighborhood shopping center as part of the Grandhome residential development in Bridge of Don. The development has already seen […]

How gender inclusion influences urban de...

How gender inclusion influences urban design #DCRainbowCrosswalks Washington, DC USA. Flickr by Ted Eytan Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/986297/how-gender-inclusion-is-influencing-urban-design In the 1970s in Berkeley, California, a group of disability rights activists called the Rolling Quads began dismantling curbs and improvising sidewalk ramps, demanding […]

Kmc Planning Department Earns ₹15cr in J

Kolhapur Municipal Corporation KOLHAPUR: The town planning department of the Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (CMK) raked in around Rs 15.2 crore in the first four months alone of the 2022-23 financial year. Of the 830 construction proposals, the town planning department (TP) approved 469 as of July 31. Most of these proposals were for individual houses […]

‘Cheaper than carpet’: huge blocks in ho

Rosa Woods / Stuff A 3,200sqm section of the seafront at Lyall Bay is just one of the options on the table for developers in Wellington, with hopes of increased density and more homes in mind for the area . (File photo) A Lyall Bay site has a price tag of $25 million. Or, if […]

An aviary housing 46 species of birds in...

An aviary spanning one acre and housing 46 species of birds was inaugurated in Bahria town in Karachi on Friday. The aviary, the only one of its kind in the country, has a total of about 600 songbirds. It has been designed to look like a jungle where fog effects have also been created through […]

Chicago’s vacant public housing occupied

About 35 people gathered outside a four-bedroom house in Humboldt Park on Friday to enjoy the sun, music and food. They were stationed there to act as a barrier between the people who lived in the house and the people who were trying to get them out. The home was one of four homes from […]

PMRDA to reassess seven old proposals fo...

The Pune Metropolitan Area Development Authority (PMRDA) will reassess seven old proposals for the Mahlunge-Maan town plan, which was approved by the committee in 2019. There has been no progress on the plan for the last two and one-and-a-half-years. “As of September 2019, we had invited expressions of interest (EoI) and seven are feasible while […]

Florida town opens new affordable housin...

ECONOMISTS EXPECTED THE LABOR MARKET TO SHOW SOME COOLING. ERIN: CREWS INNOVATE TODAY ON A NEW APARTMENT COMPLEX IN DELRAY BEACH. TIFFANY: THIS WILL BE A GREAT HELP FOR PEOPLE WHO HAVE STRUGGLES WITH RENT. CALEB: THEY HAVE INITIATED A 60-UNIT HOUSING PROJECT FOR FAMILIES IN NEED THAT HOPE TO HIGHLIGHT THE SHORTAGE OF AFFORDABLE […]

The Planning Commission officially joins...

The Warren County Planning Commission held a regular 3.5-hour meeting on July 13, short of two members, after commission member Joe Longo’s sudden resignation last month and Kaylee Richardson’s absence from the district of South River. This proved a problem early on when the commission considered the former case of an amendment to Warren County […]

Learn About Planning Laws – Ogun Govt

The Ogun State Government wants planners in the state to familiarize themselves with the relevant provisions of the law in carrying out their duties, to minimize the incidences of litigation against the government. The Commissioner for Land Use Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Olatunji Odunlami, who told Abeokuta during a training for officers on “official […]

Anti-corruption office raids panchayat p...

By Express press service VIJAYAWADA: Detectives from the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) carried out a surprise inspection in the town planning wing of the Nandigama panchayat office and seized documents related to pending cases on Thursday. Following complaints about irregularities in the issuance of building permits, the surprise inspection was carried out, officials said. Similarly, ACB […]

Northeast Iowa City Senior Housing/Resid...

A rendering of a future single-family housing option within Monument Hills, a proposed development in northeast Iowa City. (Render provided by the City of Iowa City) IOWA CITY — A proposed new subdivision in northeast Iowa City that would include single-family homes and a seniors’ community easily passed the Iowa City Council’s first vote on […]

New density rules for big cities could a...

Christel Yardley / Stuff New changes to government-mandated housing intensification rules could negatively impact what Hamiltonians see as “normal,” says city council planning director Mark Davey. Sweeping new housing density rules risk allowing shoddy urban design, warns a city planner struggling with the problem in Hamilton. Mark Davey’s candid comments come ahead of a Thursday […]

The CM approves the urban plans of five ...

Gandhinagar: Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has approved the Five Metro Master Plan taking a step closer to planned urban development. In a bid to facilitate life through well-planned development of towns and cities, the Chief Minister has approved a total of 3 preliminary town plans, one for Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar and Bhavnagar. It also approved two […]

Student and Employee Housing Planned for...

Plans to build on-campus housing for San Mateo County community college students and employees took another step forward last week, with several sites identified for this purpose on the county’s three campuses. The locations are part of the San Mateo County Community College District Facilities Master Plan, a roadmap for campus developments adopted by the […]

Thiruvananthapuram to cancel detailed ur...

August 02, 2022 C.W. Team The civic body of Thiruvananthapuram has decided to recommend the state government to cancel the Detailed Town Planning Projects (DTPs) of the city. The issue was placed on the agenda for the council meeting held on July 14, which was apparently declared adopted amid a din. There was no discussion […]

Cottonwood residents grapple with housin...

Cottonwood residents say they are struggling to find housing because a resort is buying properties for its employees. Melany Walton had thought poplar would be the perfect place for her to spend her retirement years. When she decided to move from California to small town Arizona 12 years ago, she expected her cost of living […]

Government consults on implementation of...

THE GOVERNMENT is consulting on proposed changes to building regulations under Part Three of the Safe Buildings Act 2022. The consultation is seeking views on policy proposals for legislation to be introduced to create the building control procedure for high-risk buildings, as well as broader changes are proposed to improve the building control system as […]

Neighborhood for rent: housing to be bui...

At 24, with a roommate and another on the way, Luke Janney knew he needed more than his two-bedroom apartment in East Brainerd, but wasn’t ready to become a landlord. “I had fun with it [ownership] option, but I didn’t think I was ready,” says Janney, who works in Chattanooga for Knoxville-based Axle Logistics. “Renting […]

Corp plans to cancel detailed city plans...

Thiruvananthapuram: The civic body has decided to recommend the state government to cancel the Detailed Planning Projects (DTPs) of the city. The issue was placed on the agenda for the July 14 council meeting, which was apparently declared adopted amid a din. No discussion took place on the cancellation of DTP city ​​projects at the […]

Urban design factors can affect public h...

HoD Cardiology GMC & SSH Jammu Dr Sushil Sharma examining patients at RN Pura in Jammu on Sunday. Excelsior CorrespondentJAMMU, 31st July: A health camp was led by Dr. Sushil Sharma at Govt Middle School, RN Pura, Jammu where he discussed the link between urban city design and cardiovascular disease. “Cities are home to a […]

Fuller Center for Housing needs voluntee...

DETROIT LAKES — A local family of four will soon have a new home, thanks to the Detroit Lakes chapter of the Fuller Center for Housing…but to complete the project in time for the fall, the organization aims non-profit needs volunteers to help with “construction days”. Tom Thibeau, of Bangor, Maine, removes siding from the […]

Severe housing shortage for Banff worker...

As a citizen who lived in Banff on and off for two decades, Nikole Poirier didn’t hesitate to leave the mountain town to help her family members retire. But when she was ready to return, she faced a major problem: there was nowhere to live. She started looking for a place to rent two months […]

Hochul touts state investments in afford...

LAKE PLACID — Governor Kathy Hochul said Friday that state lawmakers are currently discussing how the state could play a role in regulating short-term vacation rentals in New York, and she hopes for a “balance” could be found in areas like Lake Placid to accommodate tourists while ensuring that there is affordable housing […]

Jose Acuzar sworn in as head of housing ...

Screenshot from Facebook video of RTVM MANILA, Philippines — Property developer Jose Acuzar was sworn in as secretary of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) on Friday. President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. took the Oath of Acuzar in the study room of Malacañan Palace. Acuzar is the brother-in-law of Paquito Ochoa Jr., […]

Architects should oversee urban design t...

NUR-SULTAN – The Union of Architects of Kazakhstan has called on the country’s leaders to legitimize the role of architects in urban planning, Union President Serik Sultangali said during a briefing by the Central Communications Department on 28 July, the office’s press office reported. Proper land use in cities and regions remains relevant. Photo credit: […]

Where is the city going? From urban des...

Where is the city going? From urban design to urban living © SFAP To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985589/what-is-the-city-heading-for-from-urban-design-to-urban-life In the 1960s, Jane Jacobs criticized modernist urbanism from the point of view of the integrated city. For her, the goal of urban renewal is to establish a better integrated relationship […]

Davie votes to move forward with develop...

Davie town leaders voted Wednesday night to move forward with plans to build a new subdivision on a farm. It comes after community members fought for weeks to save farmland. “It’s a huge loss for the community,” said Santiago Arroyo. Arroyo and other farmers are disappointed that the 27-acre farm, located on the corner of […]

In CT, social housing drives up property...

Planning and zoning meetings across Connecticut have been punctuated by decades of public comments that low-income housing, if the commission dared to allow such housing to be introduced in their city, would reduce the value of homeowners’ homes. holders. The argument could be summarized that the development of social housing, by its very proximity to […]

South Chester County is in desperate nee...

Continuing my discussion with Jim Mercante and Burt Rothenberger on accessible housing. One in 100 of our neighbors has been homeless in a year, and we can do something about it. KACS (Kennett Area Community Service), our local food cabinet and housing resource, and the county have a vision to eliminate poverty, or at least […]

Bethlehem Planning Board quells protest ...

GLENMONT — Bethlehem’s planning council took an unusual step last Tuesday by casting a vote to approve the minutes of its May meeting. The council has recently come under scrutiny, named in a Section 78 proceeding that stems from the approval of the site plan for the Marmen & Welcon offshore wind tower manufacturing plant […]

Halifax Planning Commission to Hold Publ...

A public hearing on the Halifax City Master Plan is scheduled for Wednesday at 7 p.m. during the Halifax Planning Commission meeting at City Hall. During the hearing, the public will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed changes to the plan and to update the utility and utility planning policy objectives to include […]

City of Oshawa Recognizes Excellence in ...

Preferred region How does this work? By Glenn Hendry Published on July 26, 2022 at 8:55 am Ten projects, including two downtown residential developments and three post-secondary buildings, have been honored by the City of Oshawa with Urban Design Awards. The City also honored its own by awarding a Special Recognition Award to CIMA+ for […]

Our View: Jeanie Cannell and Our Heartbr...

If you think your town is running out of housing needs or an apartment building project isn’t right for your neighborhood, consider Jeanie Cannell. Cinnamon ; her ailing husband, Roger, and daughter Margaret Belanger have money saved up and stable incomes. Yet they can’t find anywhere to live except for a van in a parking […]

The new Wexford housing estate will prov...

CONTRACTORS are busy putting the finishing touches on a brand new housing estate which hopes to see 67 names removed from the local authority housing list in the coming months. áirc an Aird in Coolcotts is a 67-unit development, consisting of 25 two-storey, three-bedroom homes; 4 four-bed, three-storey houses; 7 two-story and two-story houses; 6 […]

Kitsilano social housing proposal divide...

Despite homelessness and poverty being hot topics among British Columbia voters this year, a community group in Kitsilano is doing everything it can to prevent the construction of a social housing project in its piece. The project would add 129 below-market rental units to the city, including units with supports for people experiencing homelessness or […]

RDA advises citizens to check the status...

Rawalpindi Development Authority (RDA) has advised citizens to check the status of housing companies on the official website of RDA before investing According to an RDA spokesperson, RDA on the directives of the Director General (DG) had issued notices to 12 illegal housing schemes. The Directorate of Metropolitan Planning and Traffic Engineering (MP&TE), RDA, was […]

Pelham struggles with workforce housing ...

PELHAM — Pat Gendron has fought his city to build 90 apartments, 23 of them at below-market rents, on land he’s owned for nearly two decades. The Pelham resident won a favorable decision from the New Hampshire Housing Appeals Board last summer, received a waiver from the city’s zoning board last winter and was set […]

Siren Housing and Development Questions ...

Siren Village Council continues to clarify the details of their new housing development and how best to move forward and hopefully generate interest in selling the lots. The board had launched several issues regarding the property in Tewalt Road, on the south side of the village. The village acts as the developer and pilots the […]

Housing issues persist for community mem...

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – KY Tenants held a town hall meeting Friday at the Lyric Theater to address the issue of affordable housing in Lexington. Lexington wife Davita Gatewood’s fight to secure a home for her and her six children began months ago. Gatewood received notice to vacate his rented home in January. She […]

Developer responds with plan after golf ...

THE rejection of plans to build 33 houses on the corner of a golf course is being appealed. Swindon Borough Council has rejected an application hoping to create a small housing estate on Wrag Barn in Highworth – so developers are fighting the move. Bewley Homes Ltd hopes to overturn this refusal for the new […]

Despite opposition from FREDA Chairman N...

The Warren County Board of Supervisors (BOS) received briefings at its Tuesday, July 12, town hall meeting from county staff on proposed salary increases, a new compensation structure and an ePacket management process, and learned of a new parachute company operating at the front. Royal Warren County Airport. Albert and Julie van Jaarsveld (left and […]

Urban Design – City of Burlington

The city of Burlington is growing rapidly. Where growth once meant new neighborhoods and housing estates, it now means intensifying key urban areas and building “up” rather than “out”. Applying these growth strategies around our downtown and Burlington GO Station will control sprawl, protect our rural areas and make better use of our land and […]

NI Housing Association Representative Bo...

Hazel Bell OBE has been appointed as the new chair of the organization which represents the 20 housing associations in Northern Ireland. Member of the Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations (NIFHA) comprising over 53,000 social and affordable housing. Hazel has considerable experience in the housing industry and has a degree in town and country […]

Launch of Riyadh Sports Boulevard Urban ...

Saudi Gazette report Riyadh — The Board of the Sports Boulevard Foundation announced on Thursday the launch of the Urban Design Code for areas on Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Road in Riyadh. The foundation’s board is headed by Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister. The Sports Boulevard project is […]

Multi-family housing and traffic – Le Ci

I’m a socially liberal, fiscally conservative activist who served as the chairman of a county commission in another county in Georgia. Among other things, I also served as chair of the tax committee for the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia. Steve Brown and I disagree on a lot of things, especially on social issues. […]

Open Call: Southbank Bratislava Architec...

Open Call: Southbank Bratislava Architecture and Urban Design Competition South Shore Bratislava To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985707/open-call-southbank-bratislava-architecture-and-urban-design-competition The site in question is one of the most valuable building plots amenable to development in the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava, thanks to its proximity to both the historic city center and […]

Appeal against denial of Sandycroft hous...

Deeside.com > News Job : Wed 20 Jul 2022 An appeal against the denial of plans to build houses next to an earthworks company in Flintshire has been dismissed. Cheshire Tarmac and Driveways Ltd applied in November 2020 to build six properties on land in Station Road in Sandycroft. The family business, specializing in tarmac […]

Inside Housing – News – Grant funding sh

Grant funding should be refocused to include regeneration and location, the chief executive of the National Housing Federation (NHF) has told MPs. Kate Henderson giving evidence at a LUHC committee meeting on Monday (Picture: Parliament TV) dividing lines Select Committee witnesses fear lack of detail in Leveling and Regeneration Bill will make #UKhousing difficult to […]

Cape Town lacks urgency to build well-lo...

More than 100 people marched on Saturday at three of 11 sites for social and affordable housing projects in Woodstock and Salt River in Cape Town. The march marked five years since Cape Town first identified the 11 housing sites. Read: Developer reaches landmark deal with families occupying Kommetjie land The city says the main […]

Government approves four urban planning ...

The Gujarat government on Monday approved four master plans (TPs) in Ahmedabad, Surat and Junagadh, where 15,200 housing units for the economically weakest neighborhoods will be constructed. Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel has approved Preliminary TP Program Number 80 (Vatva-6) and Draft TP Program Number 426 (Kathwada) of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation under Ahmedabad Urban Development Authority […]

Besieged Cities: Kyiv and Odessa: Locati...

Besieged Cities: Kyiv and Odessa: Location, Urban Design and Reconstruction To share To share Facebook Twitter Mail pinterest WhatsApp Or https://www.archdaily.com/985581/cities-under-siege-kyiv-and-odesa-place-urban-design-and-reconstruction Two of Ukraine’s most important cities, Kyiv and Odessa, are currently under attack. Matthew Bell, FAIA, presents a historical analysis and leads the discussion on the main architectural and urban design features of these […]

KCR sanctions housing colony for flood-a...

Express press service KHAMMAM: Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has announced Rs 1,000 crore for the construction of houses for people living on the banks of the Godavari who face frequent flooding problems in Bhadrachalam and Pinapaka divisions. About 1,500 to 2,000 families are affected by floods each year, he said. “I will come to […]

This abandoned hospital will become affo...

It was once a thriving health care campus with an acute care and children’s hospital, training centers for doctors and nurses, and laboratories that pioneered groundbreaking medical discoveries. Today, the old campus of Victoria Hospital southeast of downtown London, Ontario, looks more dead than alive. Only two of the five original brown-brick buildings remain, boarded […]

Hilton Head Island seeks to ease housing...

HILTON HEAD ISLAND — While more than 14,000 workers drive to and from this island every day because they can’t afford to live near their jobs, De-Mario Dixon isn’t one of them. He rents a subsidized unit from his employer, Sea Pines Resort, five minutes from the restaurant where he serves as a senior server. […]

Portola Valley Housing Element Project H...

Fears over the loss of stables and scenic corridors, as well as the increased risk of forest fire, were part of an hour-long discussion on Wednesday July 13 in the Portola Valley before the town council announced approves its housing element project. The draft will be sent to the state, pending revisions requested by the […]

Diana Fernandez Bibeau appointed deputy ...

Fernandez will elevate the importance of urban design at the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and champion the transformative power of sustainable, walkable communities for all ages and abilities. Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) today announced the appointment of Diana Fernandez Bibeau as the new Deputy Chief of […]

Mayor Wu Announces Diana Fernandez Bibea...

Mayor Michelle Wu and the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) today announced the appointment of Diana Fernandez Bibeau as the new Deputy Chief of Urban Design, to develop and execute a human-scale and inclusive vision for Built Environment Design Across Boston. “Diana is a dynamic problem solver and inclusive designer with years of experience […]

2 Views MBTA Housing Zoning Guidelines

The Boston Globe The “argument” asks: Is the state’s multifamily zoning requirement in MBTA communities good policy? The answers are City Manager Adam Chapdelaine — yes — and Randall Block, president of the community organization Newton of the right size — Nope. These comments are republished with permission from the authors. Chapdelaine, also chairman of […]

Prince George opens supportive housing f...

Women and children leaving violence will now have access to 55 new safe and affordable homes, including support services, with the opening of My Sister’s Place in Prince George. My Sister’s Place is a four building development on 14th Avenue with 18 transitional home beds, 16 second stage housing units and 21 affordable rental townhouses. […]

St. Pete Pier Named One of America’s Bes

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – The St. Pete Pier has been named one of the Urban Land Institute’s 2022 Top 10 Americas Winners Excellence Awardwhich rewards the best urban design projects. The pier was the only design in the southeastern United States to win the award, according to a city press release. “What better way to […]

Former Massachusetts school becomes seni...

Gregg Shupe Wells School Residences provide affordable housing for residents 55 and older. A 106-year-old school building has been adapted into affordable senior housing in Southbridge, Massachusetts. Arch Communities and WinnCompanies have announced the completion of The Residences at Wells School. Of the property’s 62 apartments, 56 offer affordable housing at rents set at 60% […]

St. Pete Pier is named one of the nation...

St. Pete Pier was selected as one of 10 recipients of the Urban Land Institute’s 2022 Americas Awards for Excellence, a high honor recognizing outstanding development projects in North and South America. While other winning designs reside in cities like Hollywood, San Diego and Chicago, St. Pete Pier was the only design in the southeastern […]

Housing, commercial development planned ...

LAPEL – A local business owner and developer plans to turn 25 acres of land into housing and commercial space along the Ind. 32. Andy Cole of BC Property and Bryan Stumpf of 11th Street Development are planning a 97-unit subdivision with three different options and a commercial development. The 25-acre site is located on […]

Brighton and Hove News » Thirty people d

More than 30 people died in assisted and emergency accommodation in Brighton and Hove last year. The number of homeless deaths – 31 last year – was up slightly from 30 deaths in 2020, it emerged this afternoon (Tuesday July 12). The high number of homeless deaths in Brighton and Hove prompted campaigner Daniel Harris […]

Urban Land Institute recognizes St. Pete...

St. Petersburg, Florida – The St. Pete Pier has been selected as one of 10 winners of the Urban Land Institute’s 2022 Americas Awards for Excellence, a supreme honor recognizing the best new urban designs. The St. Pete Pier was the only design in the southeastern United States to be awarded. ULI launched the Awards […]

St. Pete Pier among the top 10 urban des...

ST. PETERSBURG – The St. Pete Pier is one of the top 10 new urban designs in North and South America, according to the Urban Land Institute. The pier in May was named one of 21 finalists for the price focused on real estate. An 11-member jury made up of planning, finance, urban planning, urban […]

Inside Housing – Commentary – Are street

But redeveloping entire blocks to create new, denser neighborhoods? Perhaps even with livable streets, parks, local shops and services? You know all those things that soft density can provide – and that generates places that are thriving, productive and fun? This would require buying out hundreds, if not thousands, of private owners, all of whom […]

Death toll in Russian rocket attack on b...

Rescuers work at a residential building damaged by a Russian military strike, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, in the town of Chasiv Yar, Donetsk region, Ukraine, July 11, 2022. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CHASIV YAR, Ukraine, July 11 (Reuters) – The death toll from a Russian rocket […]

New Bedford Group seeks solutions to hou...

Despite some promising economic signs, New Bedford still faces many challenges. One of the most important is housing. There are no easy answers to the housing crisis. The cost of buying a home is unaffordable for many New Bedford residents. Rents have also skyrocketed in recent years; three-bedroom apartments that only a few years ago […]

Hasting District: Flaxmere housing devel...

Earthworks are progressing at a steady pace for Flaxmere’s new homes. A decision on which development body will be given the green light to build new homes in Flaxmere will be made soon. With road and pipeline works underway, Flaxmere Trades is teaming up to give itself the best chance of winning tenders or sub-contracting […]

The housing crisis is changing mindsets ...

RUIDOSO, NM — There’s a lot to like in the sleepy mountain town of Ruidoso, New Mexico, but life for the past few years has been anything but simple for the service industry. “After the pandemic hit, I mean, it was like, where did everybody go,” said Chon Caswell, general manager of two restaurants in […]

KP CM orders to make functional the Buil...

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has ordered relevant authorities to take concrete steps to make the Buildings Control Authority fully functional on a war footing. He also ordered that the use of the newly established lands for which the authority was established be carried out at all costs. The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa […]

Council initially approves housing rezon...

While many local residents continue to oppose a rezoning application in east Columbus, the Columbus City Council has given initial approval, albeit with certain stipulations. On Tuesday, council unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance rezoning 19 acres at 3272 Taylor Road from Residential: Single Family 2 (RS2) to Residential: Single Family 4 (RS4) […]

KP establishes land use, building contro...

PESHAWAR: In an effort to protect farmland and prevent the proliferation of lawless housing corporations on farmland, the government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has established the Land Use and Construction Control Authority . KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan has ordered relevant authorities to take concrete steps to make the newly established land use watchdog fully functional […]

Establishment of the Land Use and Buildi...

PESHAWAR: The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has established a Land Use and Building Control Authority to prevent lawless housing corporations on farmland and to protect these spaces. According to a statement, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan ordered relevant authorities to take steps to ensure that the new Land Use and Construction Control Authority is fully operational […]

KP Government forms Land and Building Us...

Peshawar – In an effort to protect farmland and prevent haphazard housing corporations on farmland, the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has established the Land Use and Construction Control Authority. Chairing a meeting regarding the Land Use and Building Control Authority here, Chief Minister Mahmood Khan ordered the relevant authorities to take concrete steps to make […]

Housing plans for the old bowling green

The former Crown Road, Stone Lawn Bowling site slated for new accommodation A former downtown bowling club base could make way for new homes – but community leaders have raised concerns that too many properties are planned for the site. An application to build 10 houses on land in Crown Street, Stone, has been submitted […]

Blue Mountain Resort calls for employee ...

“There is little policy guidance that recognizes the need for employee housing, what employee housing is or how it can be provided,” says Blue Mountain official Blue Mountain Resort President and COO Dan Skelton is calling on the city and county to establish policies specifically for employee housing development. In a recent letter to the […]

Barre Planning Commission Notice of Publ...

TOWN OF BARRE URBAN PLANNING COMMISSION NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Town Planning Commission of Barre will hold its regular meeting and a public hearing on Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from 7:00 p.m. at the Municipal Building, 149 , Websterville Road to consider the following: Application by JDJ Développement (land owned by JDJ Développement and […]

social housing in Gori, Ozurgeti, Kutais...

Public housing in the central Georgian town of Gori and the western municipalities of Ozurgeti and Kutaisi fails to meet “even minimum” standards to ensure citizens’ right to adequate housing, the Georgian Public Defender has said. The assessment comes after the monitoring group of the Public Defender’s Office inspected the facilities provided by local self-government […]

how urban design can make people less li...

Urban beautification campaigns are usually sold to local residents as a way to improve their daily. Design elements – from lighting systems to signs, benches, bollards, fountains and planters, and sometimes even surveillance equipment – ​​are used to renovate and beautify public spaces. Designers call these elements “urban furniture”. And the projects in which they […]

Addressing Affordable Housing in Fort Er...

What is the state of affordable housing in Fort Erie? According to a report describing the results of a housing needs study conducted on behalf of the city’s Affordable Housing Committee presented to council in November 2019, 1,800 households are in core housing need (defined by Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation as meeting one of […]

Does less parking mean more housing?

But in Oregon and California, eliminating minimum parking mandates is seen as a way to encourage compact, climate-friendly communities that solve severe housing shortages by making it easier, safer and more affordable to live and to work without a car. California law would prohibit local governments from imposing or enforcing a minimum parking requirement on […]

Real Estate Developer Receives Support f...

SIOUX CENTER—The Sioux Center City Council approved applications for support for the Iowa Workforce Housing Tax Credit Program at its June 22 meeting. Sioux Center Director of Economic Development Dennis Dokter explained that the Iowa Workforce Housing Tax Credit program is designed to promote housing development in Iowa. “Real estate developers can use this incentive […]

SWBR Wins AIA Eastern NY Urban Design Aw...

TROY, NY – SWBR was recently recognized by the East New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) with an Urban Merit Award for the Troy Riverfront North Extension project. The annual awards program honors the design achievements of its members and emerging professionals. The project, part of the city of Troy’s overall […]

The importance of libraries for women in...

Gabrielle Macbeth, volunteer coordinator at Glasgow Women’s Library. For years, urban spaces have generally been “designed by men, for men”, without taking into account the needs of women. This is a vision underlined by the concept of feminist urbanism; an approach that rethinks male-dominated spaces by including and considering women in the city’s infrastructure. Register […]

Vail Resorts East Vail Workforce Housing...

Citizens’ appeals for Vail Design Review Board approval of East Vail’s workforce housing development application, formerly known as Booth Heights, are to be considered by the City Council of Vail during his evening meeting on Tuesday, July 5. The item is listed in 7.1 on the agenda for the meeting, which begins at 6 p.m. […]

Head of Development Management and Build...

Responsible for development management and building control Economic Development and Planning Branch PO 16-19 (scp 46-49) £50,743 to £53,979 per year37 hours per weekPlus 7.5% contribution on rental cars 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 […]

Inside Lisbon’s housing crisis | euro n

Can 86 years of someone’s life be stored in a 10m2 room? Nazaré Jorge can. For three years, the Portuguese retiree has lived in a tiny room made available by the municipality of Lisbon. Unable to pay the rent for the apartment she had shared for four decades with her aunt, she was evicted in […]

New Book Reviews Urban Design Pioneer Wi...

Author William H. “Holly” Whyte ’39 posed among passers-by on Fifth Avenue in 1989. Bill Foley/Getty Images Journalist Richard Rein’s book ’69 chronicles Whyte’s impact William H. “Holly” Whyte ’39—journalist, author, urban anthropologist, and champion of pedestrian-friendly nooks in big cities—began his books with no-nonsense declarative sentences. His 1956 bestseller, The organization man, begins: “This […]

Mixed-use zoning bill removes control of...

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

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

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

Architecture, urban planning and urban d...

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

SC Planning Public Meeting on Recent Ear...

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

Ephraim Housing Authority is asking the ...

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

Pulaski sees the future of housing in 3D

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

Placing women’s safety at the heart of u

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

Law creates demand for housing, high ren...

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

Vandals destroy hives housing half a mil...

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

City of Ramelton Wins Urban Design Award...

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

Ramelton Historic Towns Initiative wins ...

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

Senior Building Control Surveyor job x2 ...

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

Agricultural land overlooking the Coroma...

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

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

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

Whether renting or buying, finding local...

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

Pune: Conmen impersonates ACB; targets ...

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