The planned community model has served as the basis of suburban development for decades. So when did suburban experience begin? Census data tells much of the story...
Urban is the new norm, and as many cities expand in the developing world, so do their slums. Nowhere is this more apparent than Dharavi, the largest and most renowned informal settlement in Mumbai. Home to up to 1 million people according to some estimates, it’s widely considered the densest urban habitat on the planet. Show More Summary
The Department of Housing and Urban Development on Monday issued new guidance on rules to ensure that gay people are protected from discrimination in federally subsidized housing, particularly in programs designed for older Americans. Read full article >>
The guidance issued today specifically addresses the impact of this rule on multifamily housing including supportive housing for the elderly.
Via White House press release: As part of the White House Conference on Aging today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) issued guidance to better serve and help avoid discrimination to LGBT Americans seeking HUD-assisted or HUD-insured housing. Show More Summary
A proposed rule from the Department of Housing and Urban Development puts Obama's "fundamental transformation" of America on the fast track.
With South Carolina removing the Confederate flag from its capitol grounds, the U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development sees an opportunity to parlay that development into another change: The name of the Washington NFL franchise. “I very much agree that the name is offensive,” Julián Castro said, via NBCNews.com. “There’s a feeling in our…
New requirements announced by the Department of Housing and Urban Development seek to crack the problem of entrenched racial segregation in housing. Image: Shutterstock The post Obama Administration Takes on Racial Housing Segregation appeared first on RH Reality Check.
Bumblebees already have to contend with lethal infections, deadly pesticides and habitat loss due to agriculture and urban development. A new study shows they have another cause for worry: climate change.
Yesterday the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a new rule to aid jurisdictions in their efforts to fulfill their obligations under the Fair Housing Act of 1968.
Here are some things I bet you don't know about Marina City, the great Chicago urban complex that's on the way to becoming an official city landmark.
The news comes a month after the network announced it was developing a new take on the John Travolta feature. read more
Yesterday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved a new fair housing rule called Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing. This follows the Supreme Court’s recent ruling allowing HUD to use disparate impact as aShow More Summary
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced a plan to create racially integrated neighborhoods across the United States, local media reported.
The US advocacy group criticized Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) new plan of zoning in country's neighborhoods, pointing out that zoning should be privilege of local authorities.
Seventy percent of the world's population is expected to live in a city by 2050, according to a University Of Minnesota study. But with urbanization comes the spread of the Western diet -- and that's not a good thing. Developing countries have generally relied on vegetables, fruits and legumes as their main food sources. Show More Summary
Although many economists, mortgage data analytics providers and the government-sponsored enterprises are reporting an active, healthy housing market, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has a different narrative to describe the first quarter of the year...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The most reliable method in the fight to end homelessness is housing vouchers, a Department of Housing and Urban Development report released Tuesday found. The study examined homeless families in emergency shelters in 12 U.S. Show More Summary
New report from all-star commission says smart urban development is key to hitting emissions targets.
The Long Beach Museum of Art opened its latest exhibition on June 26, 2015 entitled Vitality and Verve: Transforming the Urban Landscape. The exhibition focuses on current developments in the growing field of urban contemporary art.Show More Summary