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Following the success of Planning to Grow Akron, spurring the development of thousands of housing units in the previously stagnant city, Planning to Grow Akron 2.0 will leverage federal stimulus funds to further stabilize the city's housing market.
Akron Beacon Journal
May 10, 2021, 8am PDT
The nation's most populous state learned from the Census Bureau last month that it would lose a congressional district for the first time in its history. On Friday, it revealed that 2020 was the first year since 1850 to experience a population loss.
May 6, 2021, 11am PDT
A charter amendment that would have guaranteed funding for the Cincinnati Housing trust Fund was soundly defeated by voters in a citywide election last week.
May 3, 2021, 6am PDT
The agency's recommendations are based on a new method of cost-benefit analysis that includes equity and environmental sustainability as key measures.
April 30, 2021, 6am PDT
Cincinnati voters will consider Issue 3 at the ballot box on May 4, potentially guaranteeing $50 million in annual funding for the city's Housing Trust Fund.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
April 22, 2021, 6am PDT
A panel of Ohio economists make the case for more multi-family housing and businesses in single-family neighborhoods.
Ohio Capital Journal
April 19, 2021, 9am PDT
While the southern end of the thoroughfare is seeing rapid redevelopment and gentrification, the northern end has yet to reap any benefits from the nearby projects.
April 1, 2021, 7am PDT
The state legislature has largely reversed Gov. DeWine's cuts to public transit in the state, but advocates argue the new plan doesn't go far enough to address the needs of transit-dependent residents.
Ohio Capital Journal
March 30, 2021, 6am PDT
Members of the Cleveland Chapter if the American Institute of Architects are raising awareness about the unintended consequences of zoning changes made in 2018 to make it easier to develop townhomes in the city.
March 26, 2021, 6am PDT
A housing policy debate is taking place on the editorial pages of Cincinnati publications.
February 4, 2021, 12pm PST
The nation’s most populous state without an intercity passenger rail program could be the benefit of ambitions to expand the network of Amtrak service around the country.
All Aboard Ohio
January 5, 2021, 6am PST
Two pieces of legislation signed by Gov. DeWine promote investment in "legacy" cities.
Cincinnati Business Courier
January 1, 2021, 7am PST
The development scene in Cincinnati at the dawn of the new year is looking pretty lively, all things considered.
Cincinnati Business Courier
December 23, 2020, 7am PST
The trend toward the liberalization of outdoor drinking laws continues in Cincinnati. The turned is prevalent enough that this isn't even the first example of a "designated outdoor refreshment area" on the Ohio River.
December 20, 2020, 7am PST
Fifth Third Bank is investing $2.8 billion in its Accelerating Racial Equality, Equity and Inclusion initiative.
Business Wire
December 17, 2020, 11am PST
Dozens of cities and states are considering legislation allowing alternatives to upfront security deposits, such as "security deposit insurance." The only problem? It's not actually insurance.
Shelterforce Magazine
December 16, 2020, 11am PST
Age-Friendly Columbus and Franklin County, a program of The Ohio State University College of Social Work, celebrated five years of community engagement and advocacy aimed at improving quality of life for older adults.
November 25, 2020, 6am PST
Decades of racist policy and a lack of critical resources have left Cleveland in a perpetual state of economic fragility. The city can't afford another recession.
City Monitor
November 19, 2020, 11am PST
According to Columbus officials, transit ridership to and from downtown doubled in the years since the city implemented a free transit pass program.
Intelligent Transport
November 19, 2020, 10am PST
A new study drives home the need for heat reduction measures in areas populated by lower-income residents.