Today local officials cut the ribbon on phase two of the Park Boulevard housing development, adding 128 units to the mixed-income community in Bronzeville. (Kathryn Quinn Architects)
U.S. Housing & Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro visited Chicago today to announce a clarification to the 1968 Fair Housing Act that officials say will improve access to affordable housing in cities across the country.
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Filed Under: Affordable Housing, civil rights, civil rights act, fair housing act, federal government, Harvard, Housing, housing and urban development, housing projects, HUD, park boulevard, robert taylor homes, South Side, stateway gardens, upward mobility, walsh construction
Northeast Ohio Sustainable Communities Consortium
A plan to steer northeast Ohio toward sustainable growth won a top planning award this week, joining schemes and firms from Austin to Los Angeles on a list of the year’s best urban planning work.
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Filed Under: american planning association, Daniel Burnham, deindustrialization, housing and urban development, HUD, national planning awards, northeast ohio sustainable communities consortium, planning organizations, smart growth, vibrant neo
concepts for Chicago’s Green Healthy Neighborhoods plan. (City of Chicago)
Chicago’s plan to revitalize troubled South Side neighborhoods with green infrastructure, urban farming and transit-friendly development is moving ahead.
Filed Under: Biking, chicago plan commission, englewood, ghn, green healthy neighborhoods, Green Infrastructure, housing and urban development, HUD, new era trail, pedestrians, South Side, Sustainability, sustainable communities initiative, Transit Oriented Development, transportation, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Urban Agriculture, Urban Farming, Washington Park, Woodlawn
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