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Developer Southbank Partners is putting the finishing touches on the second phase of the Riverfront Commons in Covington, Kentucky.
May 6, 2021, 11am PDT
A charter amendment that would have guaranteed funding for the Cincinnati Housing trust Fund was soundly defeated by voters in a citywide election last week.
April 30, 2021, 6am PDT
Cincinnati voters will consider Issue 3 at the ballot box on May 4, potentially guaranteeing $50 million in annual funding for the city's Housing Trust Fund.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
April 22, 2021, 6am PDT
A panel of Ohio economists make the case for more multi-family housing and businesses in single-family neighborhoods.
Ohio Capital Journal
April 19, 2021, 9am PDT
While the southern end of the thoroughfare is seeing rapid redevelopment and gentrification, the northern end has yet to reap any benefits from the nearby projects.
March 26, 2021, 6am PDT
A housing policy debate is taking place on the editorial pages of Cincinnati publications.
February 4, 2021, 12pm PST
The nation’s most populous state without an intercity passenger rail program could be the benefit of ambitions to expand the network of Amtrak service around the country.
All Aboard Ohio
January 5, 2021, 6am PST
Two pieces of legislation signed by Gov. DeWine promote investment in "legacy" cities.
Cincinnati Business Courier
January 1, 2021, 7am PST
The development scene in Cincinnati at the dawn of the new year is looking pretty lively, all things considered.
Cincinnati Business Courier
December 23, 2020, 7am PST
The trend toward the liberalization of outdoor drinking laws continues in Cincinnati. The turned is prevalent enough that this isn't even the first example of a "designated outdoor refreshment area" on the Ohio River.
December 17, 2020, 11am PST
Dozens of cities and states are considering legislation allowing alternatives to upfront security deposits, such as "security deposit insurance." The only problem? It's not actually insurance.
Shelterforce Magazine
November 13, 2020, 7am PST
Two of the transportation connections between Ohio and Kentucky in the Cincinnati metropolitan area were closed on the same day, leaving one side of the Ohio River cut off from the other.
November 4, 2020, 7am PST
The Cincinnati Bell Connector has been offering free rides since reopening in October, but the Cincinnati City Council recently decided to make the free rides a permanent feature.
October 28, 2020, 11am PDT
In an effort to increase neighborhood connectivity with the developments, plans are being made for green space at the intersection of MLK and Reading Roads.
WVXU Cincinnati
September 6, 2020, 7am PDT
The Court Street corridor in Cincinnati is getting a comprehensive makeover, with money approved last week by the City Council.
August 31, 2020, 9am PDT
For low-income renters, security deposits can be a hurdle they cannot overcome. Cincinnati's “renters’ choice” program aims to help with that challenge by providing alternatives to traditional security deposits.
August 25, 2020, 11am PDT
Former Houston METRO Board Member Christof Spieler highlights the racism embedded even in the way transit agencies were created.
Urban Edge
July 15, 2020, 12pm PDT
The story is similar in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Miami, Cincinnati, and Boston: scenes of widespread destruction—the fires, looting, and property damage of civil unrest—sow the seeds for redevelopment and gentrification.
The New York Times
June 18, 2020, 11am PDT
Emilion Estevez, star of Repo Man, a favorite of urbanists with a taste for the dystopic, now lives in a hip neighborhood in Cincinnati, and he's spent recent days pushing for the city to restart service on the Cincinnati Bell Streetcar.
Cincinnati Business Courier
June 10, 2020, 9am PDT
Hamilton County, Ohio, home to Cincinnati and the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, has a new coffer of money to fund public transit improvements.
Government Technology