Category for Affordable Housing

  1. Affordable Housing: Inclusionary Zoning – Boon or Curse?

    Provo Downtown Rooftop Concert As housing markets continue to add units at the higher end of the market, the lack of "affordable housing" declines. The reduced number of housing...
  2. The Great American Single-Family Home Problem

      California often leads in national trends. The acute affordable housing shortage in the state is the topic of this article, and plays out in the Bay Area. These...
  3. Making Housing More Affordable? Get Creative: How to Make that First Down Payment on a Home

    Housing affordability post-recession seems to be an issue everywhere. One of the biggest obstacles to making that first home purchase? Coming up with the down payment, while paying rent. This dilemma...
  4. How to Revive a Neighborhood – Advice from an Artist in the Trenches

    https://www.ted.com/talks/theaster_gates_how_to_revive_a_neighborhood_with_imagination_beauty_and_art It may be one of the most challenging urban planning and design problems of the 21st century - how to remediate the ill effects of past policies, practices and injustices...
  5. Your City: Renters vs. Owners?

    Renters vs. OwnersDuring the past two years serving as a Planning Commissioner for my city, public debate over home owners versus renters is frequent. Invariably, older, established home owners do...
  6. Fort Riley Community Housing Master Plan

    Fort Riley Community Housing master plan is a redesign of existing family housing areas. The work began in 2008 under the Residential Communities Initiative (RCI) of the US Army. The project objectives required expansion of the existing housing areas, improvement...
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