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Pension Funds Can Save Affordable Housing

New York demonstrates how pension funds can be a major source of financing for affordable housing.

January 23, 2018 - Next City

Stress Test: On the Connection Between Gentrification and Helicopter Parenting

A subject sure to hit close home to many readers: the relationship between the modern concerns of parenting and expense urban living. In other words: how gentrification leads to helicopter parenting.

August 19, 2015 - Next City

An Appreciation for the Early Promoters of Brownstone Brooklyn

Say what you will about the gentrification of Brownstone Brooklyn, but there's no question that Everett and Evelyn Ortner's regard for the neighborhood's historical treasures had a significant influence on its evolution over the past 50 years.

June 7, 2012 - The New York Times

Nowhere Near Completion, Brooklyn's Mega-Development is Already Changing the Neighborhood

Joseph Berger looks at the impact the Atlantic Yards project is having on long-time businesses and residents in the surrounding neighborhoods, as die-hard opponents continue to resist the project.

April 17, 2012 - The New York Times

Park Smart Pilot Has Cut Traffic in Park Slope, DOT Finds

Higher parking meter prices have helped allow more people to park in the Brooklyn neighborhood even while easing congestion.

August 25, 2010 - Streetsblog

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Updates on The Edge

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

New Case Study posted on HUD User

HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

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Urban Design for Planners 1: Software Tools

This six-course series explores essential urban design concepts using open source software and equips planners with the tools they need to participate fully in the urban design process.

Hand Drawing Master Plans

This course aims to provide an introduction into Urban Design Sketching focused on how to hand draw master plans using a mix of colored markers.