User: flenvcenter Topic: Shelter and Housing-National
Category: Urban Planning :: Re-development
Last updated: Jan 12 2020 23:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
1 to 20 of 2,919    
Post Premium: Our best stories for the week of Jan. 6 – 12 12.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
The Denver Post's most important stories from the past week, with a special focus on the story we've decided should lead our Sunday newspaper.
Also found in: [+]
Opinion: SB 50 is back. If you care about California's housing crisis, give it a chance this time 8.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Sen. Scott Wiener has attempted to give cities flexibility to address legitimate issues that arise from new housing development. And a deadline to do it.

Also found in: [+]
How to prevent city climate action from becoming 'green gentrification' 3.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Why it's important for cities tackling climate change to engage with frontline communities.
Also found in: [+]
How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming “Green Gentrification” 14.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 14 years ago, hundreds of thousands of people lost their jobs, homes and possessions. But some people were hit harder than others. Nearly two-thirds of jobs lost after the hurricane were lost by women, and ...
Also found in: [+]
How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification" 12.12.2019 WRI Stories
How to Prevent City Climate Action from Becoming "Green Gentrification" Comments|Add Comment|PrintGowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. Photo by Robert Wolcheck/Flickr When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 14 years ago, hundreds of thousands of people lost their jobs, homes and possessions. But some people were hit harder than others. Nearly two-thirds of jobs lost after the hurricane were lost by women, and nearly 80 percent of the population of flooded neighborhoods were people of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Also found in: [+]
Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
Also found in: [+]
Surabaya: The Legacy of Participatory Upgrading of Informal Settlements 13.11.2019 WRI Stories
Case Study Featured ...
Also found in: [+]
To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts 13.11.2019 WRI Stories
To Fix City Slums, Don't Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts Comments|Add Comment|PrintOne of the many informal settlements the city of Surabaya, Indonesia has upgraded since the 1960s with participation from residents. Photo by Peter Edelman. Many cities, particularly in the global South, have large areas of informal settlements — poor neighborhoods that grew organically, but which often lack structurally sound buildings and services like running water, sanitation... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Also found in: [+]
To Fix City Slums, Don’t Just Knock Them Down: Involve Residents in Upgrading Efforts 13.11.2019 THE CITY FIX
Many cities, particularly in the global South, have large areas of informal settlements ‒ poor neighborhoods that grew organically, but which often lack structurally sound buildings and services like running water, sanitation and waste management. The traditional approach to upgrading ...
Also found in: [+]
Opinion: Short-term rentals in my Silver Lake neighborhood are causing 'rentrification' 23.10.2019 LA Times: Commentary

L.A.'s new law regulating short-term rentals through Airbnb, VRBO and other sites is long overdue

Also found in: [+]
Inside Oakland’s clean energy economy strategy 21.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Climate change is an intersectional issue, and cities are beginning to treat it that way in adaptation strategies.
Also found in: [+]
Four Hours: Tour the San Pedro waterfront before its big makeover 18.10.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Weekends in San Pedro are 48-hour vacations made for wandering, overeating and soaking up sun.

Coming soon: Jon & Vinny's announces plans for a third location in South L.A. 17.10.2019 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo plan a third Jon & Vinny's in the former Yee's Chinese Food restaurant at Buckler and West Slauson. They're aware of gentrification concerns.

In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods 9.10.2019 WRI Stories
In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods Comments|Add Comment|PrintWaterlogged housing in Gorakhpur, India. Photo credit: Anna Brown Monsoon season has always brought torrential downpours to Gorakhpur, India, but the city has seen record-breaking rainfall in the last few years. Residents of the northern Indian city often find their streets submerged in water, their houses waterlogged. Stagnant floodwaters have made Gorakhpur a hub for diseases such as dengue fever, malaria and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
Also found in: [+]
In Gorakhpur, India, Citizens Use Nature to Rein in Floods 9.10.2019 THE CITY FIX
Monsoon season has always brought torrential downpours to Gorakhpur, India, but the city has seen record-breaking rainfall in the last few years. Residents of the northern Indian city often find their streets submerged in water, their houses waterlogged. Stagnant floodwaters ...
Also found in: [+]
Column: Chinatown without Chinese grocery stores, and the delicate balance of ethnic communities 23.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Chinatown is about to lose G and G Market as well as Ai Hoa Market, leaving the neighborhood without a full-service Chinese grocery store.

Also found in: [+]
Climate Gentrification: Coming to a Community Near You 5.9.2019 Mother Jones
In just the last two years, climate change has brought on an onslaught of disasters: more than 4 feet of rain in south Texas, 90 degree days in Alaska, and record-breaking wildfires that have destroyed homes and upended communities. But now, an unexpected threat from climate change is looming on the horizon: gentrification. “Climate gentrification […]
Also found in: [+]
Boulder bails on Alpine-Balsam area land use, focuses on city-owned hospital site 1.9.2019 Denver Post: Local
After buying the former Boulder Community Health hospital site for $40 million in 2015, and proposing to create a vision to steer any redevelopment attempts from now to decades into the future for the approximate 70 acres surrounding the city-owned parcel on which Boulder envisions city offices and housing, city council on Wednesday shelved land use updates staff crafted following four years of work and public engagement.
Also found in: [+]
Editorial: Jerry Brown killed redevelopment in California. Gavin Newsom should bring it back to life 30.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

With the demise of redevelopment in California cities lost a powerful tool and a huge pot of money to build affordable housing.

Also found in: [+]
Seniors facing eviction fear homelessness and isolation as California's housing crisis rolls on 29.8.2019 LA Times: Business

The threat of displacement and loss of community takes a mental and physical toll on senior renters.

Also found in: [+]
1 to 20 of 2,919