Community / Economic Development

Humboldt Construction Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of a Chicago CDC, has been providing local employment and high-quality work for over 30 years.
20 hours ago   Shelterforce Magazine
A new study confirmed that the average Los Angeles renter allocates 47 percent of their paycheck towards rent.
Aug 22, 2014   KPCC
In his latest essay on interpretation of the urban environment, Chuck Wolfe suggests that if we take away context clues cities become matrices -- with blank cells to complete -- where each of us personalizes how space meets time.
Aug 21, 2014   The Huffington Post
Richard Reeves explains the factors that limit or assist social mobility for people born into the lowest economic quintile in American society.
Aug 21, 2014   Brookings Institution
According to a recent study, white flight proliferates even in the suburbs, as suburbs attract large numbers of middle-class minority residents and white residents flee so-called 'ethnoburbs'.
Aug 21, 2014   Science Daily
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg began a new program via Bloomberg Philanthropies to invest $45 million for shaking up city halls.
Aug 21, 2014   Next City
Rennie Jones of Architizer highlights nine women pioneering a variety of successful and poignant public interest design projects around the world.
Aug 21, 2014   Architizer
Alex Marshall discusses whether Jane Jacobs' famous "Sidewalk Ballet" is dead on the streets of New York City.
Aug 20, 2014   Governing
A short case study in Lean Urbanism, compliments of Victoria Beach, Manitoba.
Aug 19, 2014   PlaceShakers
With tech businesses setting up shop in Chicago's Loop, what it will take to attract companies out to neighborhoods like Garfield Park and Englewood?
Aug 18, 2014   Crain's Chicago Business
With about 353 tourists per resident in the historic city center of Venice, many residents are fleeing the crowds and moving onto the mainland, making the city a "monument-attraction," rather than a viable living space.
Aug 16, 2014   Global Site Plans