House Committee Wants to Kill HUD, USDOT and EPA Programs

The House Appropriations Committee announced earlier this month a proposed elimination of HUD, USDOT and EPA sustainability programs, in addition to pulling already-awarded funding for TIGER grants.

Hazel Borys writes,

"As municipalities, counties and regional COGs scramble to find ways to focus the weak development market forces into more sustainable patterns of walkable, mixed-use neighborhoods, the possible removal of the federal support is discouraging.

Looks like we're gonna have to go indie."

Borys talks with government and private sector planners about how they will continue to work to build sustainable communities by keeping it local.

Thanks to Hazel Borys

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