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31 min ago
Covington, Kentucky is seeking feedback from the public on a new zoning code after 18 months of work.
WCPO
1 hour ago
The housing market in Detroit reflects a strong economy and low mortgage rates.
Crain's Detroit Business
4 hours ago
Even when fewer people live in sprawling suburban communities than dense urban communities, one of these settlement types has the benefit of being much cheaper to serve.
LSE US Centre
22 hours ago
Facebook joins as Google in the $1 billion club, though this club plans to spend that money on housing programs to help alleviate the exploding cost of housing in the state of California.
The Mercury News
Yesterday
The Giants announced two massive development proposals in recent weeks, and the Warriors are opening a new arena to regular season games later this week.
San Francisco Chronicle
Yesterday
The city has proposed a "safe lot" for homeless residents living out of their cars, but the cost could run above $1,000 a person.
Seattle Times
Yesterday
The benefits of equitable mobility policy will extend to equitable housing outcomes, according to this article published by Sidewalk Labs.
Sidewalk Talk
2 days ago
The fingerprint of Hurricane Harvey and recurring flooding events around the state are evident in the statewide election in Texas on November 5, 2019.
Austin American-Statesman
2 days ago
The first of four new parks opening in Dallas in the next few years opened earlier this month—Pacific Plaza park.
The Dallas Morning News
2 days ago
The California Coastal Commission could have overturned part of San Diego's ambitious parking reform policy approved earlier this year, and would have if commission staff had won their arguments.
Streetsblog California
2 days ago
A new report identifies looming challenges with the water supply enabling growth in Central Arizona suburbs.
Arizona Republic
2 days ago
The Parks Without Borders program in New York City is intended to open parks to the rest of the public realm, but some local activists like their parks just how they are.
City & State New York
2 days ago
New research reveals an "unseen force" in the housing crisis: consolidation of home building capital and land ownership.
The Washington Post
3 days ago
The Los Angeles City Planning Commission has approved a new Advisory Notice regarding above grade parking, in the hopes of limiting the massive parking podiums proliferating around the city.
Urbanize Los Angeles
4 days ago
Facing a severe housing shortage, Washington, D.C. grapples with how to approach the challenges presented by local stakeholders who oppose any and all development.
WAMU
4 days ago
Development interest is flocking to Avondale, a mostly Black neighborhood with relatively high poverty rates in Cincinnati.
WCPO
5 days ago
New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell is searching for ways to mitigate the impacts of "skyrocketing property values" while also holding on to some of the new revenue created by the corresponding rising property taxes.
NOLA.com
5 days ago
The traditional view of Sansom Street will soon vanish into Philadelphia's past, as the Jewelers Row District makes room for the future.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
5 days ago
In Chicago, a developer plans to convert 31 floors of a commercial building in Chicago will be converted into space for 505 co-living residents.
Chicago Tribune
5 days ago
The city of Minneapolis approved an interim inclusionary zoning measure in December 2018, but very few projects were subject to the policy. Supporters and opponents of the policy are sparring over the policy's future.
MinnPost