Livability, A Universal Principle

US Department of Housing and Urban Development sees diverse crop of applicants for $100 million in grants going towards community development projects adhering to livability principles.

HUD reports that the number of applications they received was staggering, and came from communities of all sizes and character.

The author concludes,

"This diversity is encouraging in today's contentious political climate, when legislation that funds such grants provokes heated arguments and claims of a government conspiracy to control how we live."

Full Story: HUD Grants Show Post-Partisan Promise

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