Housing Act of 1949

Chicago Public Housing

What Is Urban Renewal?

Ostensibly intended to improve "blighted" neighborhoods and provide better housing conditions, urban renewal often involved displacement and the wholesale destruction of urban communities.

July 16, 2021 - Diana Ionescu

Multi-Family Building

California Voters Could Repeal Amendment Long Hampering Public Housing

A state constitutional amendment from the 1950s has been used to hold back public housing, but voters could have a chance to strike it down later this year.

January 9, 2020 - The Mercury News

APA Announces 2014 National Planning Award Winners

The American Planning Association has announced the 18 Excellence Award and 10 Achievement Award winners for 2014. The selections for the Planning Pioneer and Planning Landmark awards are likely to generate some discussion.

January 22, 2014 - American Planning Association

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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.

Planning for Universal Design

Learn the tools for implementing Universal Design in planning regulations.