COVID-19 Emergency Relief Act of 2020

Government Center Station Miami

How $30 Billion in Stimulus Funding Would Change the Equation for Transit Agencies

The funding in the draft stimulus funding package making its way through Congress falls short of the total requested by the American Public Transportation Association, but would go a long way to helping transit agencies weather the pandemic.

February 10, 2021 - TransitCenter

Capitol Hill

Proposed $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Includes $30 Billion Each for Transit and Rent Relief

Democrats in Congress are moving forward with a massive COVID stimulus package—with or without Republicans.

February 9, 2021 - CNBC

Capitol

December Stimulus Comes Up Well Short of Solving the Eviction Crisis, Report Says

A research brief published recently by the Urban Institute provides insight into debt accruing among renters during the pandemic and what governments need to do to relieve the pressure.

January 27, 2021 - Urban Institute

West Virginia

Included in the Stimulus: A New National Park

The New River Gorge in West Virginia, one of the most popular recreation areas in the United States, will be the newest national park thanks to the stimulus package approved by the federal government in December 2020.

January 13, 2021 - Outside

Rent Jubilee

A Housing and Eviction Crisis Still Hangs Over the U.S., Just Like the Pandemic

Checking in with the numerous risks in the housing market as the economic fallout of the pandemic as approaches it approaches its second year.

January 13, 2021 - James Brasuell

New York City Air Conditioners

Historic Climate Legislation Included in COVID Relief Spending Deal

The $900 billion COVID relief bill along with a $1.4 trillion omnibus bill allowed for the inclusion of unrelated legislation and funding for 2021, from border wall spending to phasing-out some of the most potent greenhouse gas pollutants.

December 23, 2020 - The Hill

Washington D.C. Street

COVID Stimulus Details for Planners

A few last minute changes were included in the version of the COVID-19 Emergency Relief Act of 2020, approved by Congress last night.

December 22, 2020 - APA Advocates via Twitter

New York City Subway

What's in the New Economic Stimulus Package for U.S. Transit Agencies

A new economic stimulus package that appears headed for approval as of this writing will give $15 billion to public transit, far less than transit advocates had hoped, but far better than nothing.

December 17, 2020 - Streetsblog USA

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HUD's Office of Policy Development and Research

International Real Estate Strategies and Deal Negotiation

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

Affordable Housing: Principles for Changing Domestic and Global Markets

Harvard Graduate School of Design Executive Education

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