Neighborhood Revitalization Stabilization

This Big City team looks at "small places of anarchy" in Toyko that has taken root in DIY Gardening, Collaborative Mental Mapping and FIXing the Neighborhood.
Sep 7, 2011   This Big City
Stacy Mitchell reports on the growing trend of micro-financing, where small business people turn to the local community to get the funding they need to open restaurants or small shops.
Aug 31, 2010   Yes! Magazine
By any measure, the HUD that is now emerging from the shadows of eight years of amateur hour, is focused on the right things: markets, coherent roles for public and private sector alike, and energy efficiency. Indeed the emphasis on "urbanism" and "regionalism" illustrates that this administration "gets it". Opinion
May 18, 2009   By Charles Buki
Congress has approved a $4 billion federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program, but as the funding trickles down to cities, many find the money too tight to solve many of their problems.
Dec 7, 2008   The Wall Street Journal
Locality: "We have distressed neighborhoods" Conventional Thinking: "We have housing dollars" Locality: "But we have distressed neighborhoods" Conventional Thinking: "But we have housing dollars" Locality: "So?" Opinion
Nov 24, 2008   By Charles Buki