The American Planning Association's 2021 National Planning Conference started streaming this morning, with an obvious focus on equity and the historical role of the planning profession in perpetuating systemic racism.
After last year's National Planning Conference was canceled in the early days and weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual event returns online, with tons of planning content and even several avenues for networking and socializing.
Contrary to the dominant narrative about the negative perceptions of affordable housing projects among the public, a recent survey reveals widespread support for affordable housing in the New York-New Jersey-Connecticut metropolitan region.
The San Antonio Housing Authority has been working for years to replace the Alazán-Apache Courts with mixed-income housing using a tax-credit deal. But that plan is now scrapped in favor of keeping the apartments as public housing.
Singapore's carefully designed public housing that supports mixed-incomes, green space, and access to high-quality transportation is a good benchmark for the Biden administration's new push to root out systemic racism in the housing market.
Seeking repeal of the Faircloth Amendment could be a needless distraction in the new administration's efforts to create more affordable housing, according to an article by Jenny Schuetz for the Brookings Intitution.
The economic disruption of the pandemic has strengthened public support—even among Republicans—for an ambitious social housing program at the federal level, according to the findings of a recent report.