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The housing company aims for a local sol...

Athabasca Cares sees tiny homes as an emergency solution as it continues to seek funding ATHABASCA – The Athabasca Cares Community Housing Society is working to have at least one temporary housing solution for Athabasca’s homeless population before next winter. Society Treasurer Lisa Allen was at the Athabasca City Council meeting on March 1 to […]

East Haven releases survey seeking publi...

EAST HAVEN – The City’s Affordable Housing Plan Advisory Committee is seeking input from residents and non-residents interested in moving to East Haven for its survey of the Affordable Housing Plan. the investigationwhich is open until March 18, is a key part of preparing and adopting an affordable housing plan by June 1, as required […]

Aguiar seeks to take MIT’s online urban

City Council will vote Wednesday on whether to pay supervisor Yvette Aguiar to take an online course on “how to combine effective design, progressive public policy and emerging technologies to build sustainable, high-performance cities that meet the urban challenges of our time.” The course, titled “Beyond Smart Cities: Emerging Design and Technology” and offered for […]

Decision on Falmouth housing development...

Plans to demolish a waterfront home in Falmouth and replace it with four new properties have been denied permission. Mr Roberts had applied to Cornwall Council for permission to demolish the existing North Parade property and replace it with four new houses – two detached and two semi-detached. The application was presented to the council’s […]

Fountain looks to Colorado Springs for h...

The city of Fountain fears thousands of new residents will move into a development on its eastern outskirts, adding to traffic congestion and demands for police and fire departments, and it is looking to Colorado Springs for help. answers on how these challenges will be met. The Kane Ranch, planned as the southern part of […]

Aberconwy MP and MS react to rejection o...

THE MP and MP for Aberconwy, along with a Llandudno resident and councillor, have shared their reactions to the rejection of a request to build 49 houses on green space in Llandudno. Anwyl Homes’ proposal for 49 new homes, 17 of which would have been affordable, was submitted for land forming part of a registered […]

NOTICE: The Planning Commission takes it...

The Pagosa Springs Planning Commission has taken its mission more seriously in recent months. The City’s Land Use Planning and Development Code (LUDC) defines the duties of the Commission and includes this obligation: 1. Develop and recommend to City Council new policies, ordinances, administrative procedures and other means to achieve expansion in a coordinated and […]

Urban design brings amenity to the water...

Global design studio, GroupGSA, has reimagined coastal urban amenities in a visionary 30-year-old Waterfront project, Shell Cove. The planned residential, commercial and tourism development – a $1.5 billion joint venture between Shellharbour City Council and Frasers Property Group – involved the creation of a world-class urban district comprising 2.5 km of foreshore parks designed by […]

Inside Housing – Insight – Housing Moves

Inside the housingThe Housing Sector Monthly High Level Appointments Roundup lists the main high level appointments in the sector for February 2022 Housing association and town hall moves Howard Creswell was appointed chairman of the strategic board of Havebury Housing Partnership. He will take office in September when Ian Mashiter completes his term. Mr. […]

Blacksburg City Council faces another ma...

BLACKSBURG — A proposed affordable housing development in one of Southwest Virginia’s most expensive real estate markets has sparked debate to the point of activism. Community Housing Partners is proposing to build a 56-unit apartment building on just under three acres of land on the southeast corner of Country Club Drive and South Main Street, […]

Convalt and the Hounsfield Town Planning...

HOUNSFIELD – Convalt Energy officials were told on Tuesday evening that they were moving in the right direction to gain approval for the site plan for the company’s mammoth solar panel manufacturing plant near Watertown International Airport . Last month, Convalt officials were surprised to learn that it would take several months for site plans […]

Lake Erie College to create new student ...

Lake Erie College, in partnership with Renew Partners LLCwill begin renovations to the former Lake County National Bank building in the town square of Painesville – most recently Chase Bank – to create new student housing. The building will soon undergo a drastic transformation to make way for 172 Lake Erie College students, school officials […]

John Hammett: Environment, housing and m...

John Hammett After moving from Atlanta to Frisco nearly three years ago, my dream of living in a winter wonderland came true. I am fortunate to work and reside in a postcard world in the Colorado Rockies. Frisco is my home, and my goal is to bring a fresh perspective to the board as we […]

Possible lawsuit over Hanford’s Northsta

The controversial Northstar affordable housing project in Hanford is already the subject of a potential lawsuit after a tumultuous town hall took place at the Civic Auditorium on February 16 to discuss the development. A closed-door item regarding funds for the Whole Person Care program, which is the behavioral health component the county has committed […]

Ann Arbor wants more homes and fewer car...

“People are more tuned into how design fits into a car-centric society and how that evolves and changes,” LaBarre said at Bridge Michigan. However, while many areas in the United States are changing the way cities operate with fewer automobiles, it remains a time of transition, he added. Initially, at least, “my hunch is that […]

The site of the housing development proj...

The development will be a multi-phase, multi-year project, Bridge said. DDC management could not be reached for comment. Legend New Carlisle development concept map. Contributed Legend New Carlisle development concept map. Contributed Before the New Carlisle City Council takes action on the plan, the developer must go through the annexation process in Miami County. “Right […]

Quiogue Affordable Housing Hearing Draws...

Rather than focus on the specific purpose of the two Southampton City Council hearings to seek input on potential environmental impacts and zoning to allow for a large affordable housing project on Quiogue on Tuesday evening February 22, speakers gave a broader view of the project as a whole, with a number speaking of the […]

The planning commission meets | City of...

The public will have the chance to share their thoughts on a recreational vehicle park project at a meeting of the Halifax Planning Commission scheduled for Wednesday (tonight) at 7 p.m. at Halifax City Hall. Halifax business owner Dean Jones would like the city to amend its zoning ordinance to add ‘recreational vehicles’ and ‘recreational […]

Erin Young: I focus on child care, housi...

Erin Young I am honored to have the opportunity to seek a position on Silverthorne Town Council. I am a permanent resident of Silverthorne. Not only did I attend elementary school in the city, but I am now raising my family in the same community. My mission is to continue living in our beautiful surroundings, […]

Worsening WV housing crisis, economist w...

The West Valley and the rest of the Phoenix metro area must bail out of the current housing deficit or face economic disaster down the road, a leading Valley economist warns. The housing shortage is not just severe in Arizona, but across the country, economist Elliott Pollack told Gilbert City Council as part of a […]

Non-profit organization negotiates with ...

People Incorporated, an Abingdon-based nonprofit, may soon be bringing light at the end of the tunnel for more available and affordable housing across Culpeper County with the proposed construction of a new housing project. “As a local community action agency with a proven track record of developing and managing affordable housing, People Incorporated was a […]

Planning Commission approves draft short...

The Front Royal Town Council working session on Tuesday evening February 15 covered several topics over a four-hour period, but the bulk of the meeting consisted of a discussion with around 20 local builders, members of the Warren County Builder’s Association. Association President George Cline, owner of Cline Construction, Inc., was invited to address council […]

NHD announces $300.7 million for afforda...

RENO, Nevada (KOLO) The Nevada Housing Division announced that $300.7 million has been allocated to bring more affordable housing to the state. The money comes from the tax-exempt private activity bond (PAB) program of the Department of Trade and Industry. The program facilitates collaboration between the public and private sectors by financing eligible projects at […]

Development plans for a care home and li...

Published: 15:18 February 14, 2022 The finer details of a plan for a care home and surrounding housing development in Swaffham will be considered by Breckland Council this week. The development, which would rise on the southwestern outskirts of the city, received approval in principle in 2019 and would include a 64-bed nursing home, 40 […]

Councilors question West Berkshire local...

West Berkshire Council’s plans to deliver more homes to the district are set to move into the next stages, with new projects being developed. Consideration of the council’s local plan, which could bring 2,500 homes to North East Thatcham, has been put on hold following changes to the government’s planning laws. Councilors in Thatcham welcomed […]

Attorney General Approves Zoom Meeting a...

Most Wareham town councils will now be required to allow residents to view and join their meetings remotely, thanks to the Attorney General’s approval of a by-law passed at last autumn’s town meeting. Attorney General Maura Healey also approved the Affordable Housing Bylaw passed at the Spring 2021 Town Hall, intended to facilitate the creation […]

Fears removal of affordable homes will ‘

Swanage A COUNCIL decision this week will test a commitment to affordable housing in Swanage. Councilors postponed a decision in January on a 30-unit scheme for the former St Mary’s School site after developers asked to remove 11 affordable homes from the scheme – saying their inclusion would make the scheme financially unviable. Several councilors […]

Will Bloomington’s zoning law add more a

A controversial new Bloomington law which turns 15 single-family homes a year into duplexes has had no effect – at least so far. While planners have had discussions with nine homeowners since Mayor John Hamilton signed the law in July, they haven’t received any formal inquiries from anyone considering turning a single-family home into a […]

We need housing solutions for all econom...

‘Our lives begin to end when we become silent about the things that matter,’ Carol Atkinson said on January 18 to win the support of Whitefish City Council to oppose the passage of the proposal. of Mountain Gateway housing on Big Mountain Road. I almost fell out of my chair as she attempted to use […]

From Airstrip to Uncertainty in Six Mont...

When I started my role at Lookout just six months ago, I never expected the whirlwind of ups and downs to follow. Yes, that feeling can explain the stories I’ve reported, the dates I’ve been (shout out to New Bohemia), and the bike paths I’ve taken – but most importantly, it’s about my accommodation. You […]

Joann Waski appointed to the planning co...

Joann Waski in 2019. (Credit: Tara Smith) Riverhead City Council appointed Joann Waski of Jamesport as both a member and interim chair of the planning board at its meeting on Tuesday, November 16. Ms. Waski is the owner of Peconic Abstract, a family title company in Riverhead. She was also a board member of Heidi’s […]

Urban design nonprofit creates pop-up pa...

The Better Block Foundation, an urban design nonprofit, is transforming a mall in northeast Dallas into a 3,500 square foot public park with green spaces, playgrounds and a walking path. The pop-up park will be open from November 14 to November 14 and is located at the intersection of Forest Lane and Audelia Road. Its […]

Urban planning for the Minecraft generat...

Have you ever dreamed of building a few people, for real, right here in the middle of York? Well, now is your chance. York community group YoCo (which stands for York Central Co-Owned) has partnered with top national think tanks Demos to design an online toolkit that will allow York residents to ‘redesign’ York Central […]

New Christchurch apartments criticized f...

ALDEN WILLIAMS / Stuff The design of some apartments built in parts of Christchurch since 2016 has been found to be seriously flawed. (File photo) Many apartments built in parts of Christchurch since 2016 have ‘monolithic’ appearances and ‘inadequate or poor’ design, according to a new report. The findings come as no surprise to residents […]

Urban design practice lands Oxford Stree...

The local authority has named the City of London urban and practical design of the public domain as the ‘design custodian’ for the Oxford Street District initiative. Publica was brought in to ensure a cohesive approach to over 100 individual projects within the overall program, including two new public squares at Oxford Circus. The contract […]