No one with a lick of good sense thought that putting Ben Carson in charge of the Department of Housing and Urban Development was a good idea. Aside from having absolutely no government experience, a history of saying some very questionable...Show More Summary
Mixed-use development in South Denver attracts a range of local restaurants, creating a new dining hub Joining a bevy of food operations migrating to the south metro Denver area, Urban Egg will be the next local eatery to open this June in the buzzing new Belleview Station development at 6750 E. Show More Summary
renault has revealed it answer to electric vehicle charging downtime, with a new system that allows wireless vehicle charging as you drive. the new system, developed in conjunction with qualcomm and urban mobility research organisation...Show More Summary
Why They’ve Earned Our Notice: Ben Carson became our Secretary of Housing and Urban Development on March 2nd of 2017. In this position, he’ll be responsible for fulfilling housing needs, ensuring the fairness of real estate, and putting plans in place to improve the nation’s communities. Before being nominated for President Trump’s cabinet, Carson ran […]
What makes housing accessible? I thought I knew all of the features that would make a dwelling accessible. Turns out I didn’t. The Department of Housing and Urban Development report on housing stock in America has a table that covers an extensive range of features. Show More Summary
Dr. Ben Carson, the 17th secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) made a brief visit to the National Association of Realtors midyear conference, where he was greeted with a standing ovation...
How do you help someone thousands of miles away in an Indian slum fix their roof, or someone in the African urban jungle access cervical cancer screening? You might think of sending some money, or perhaps supporting some charitable agencies. Show More Summary
Planners are anxious about automated vehicles and their potential to reshape development patterns and the urban landscape The futuristic vision offered by automated vehicles—the freedom to be active during your commute instead of wasting...Show More Summary
The Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said that new housing starts were disappointing in April, down for the second straight month. New residential construction...
FHA loan requirements for 2017 are contained in a 1,009-page “handbook” published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
(Technische Universität Dresden) From May 17 to 19, the United Nations University (UNU-FLORES), the Technische Universität Dresden and the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development will be hosting the Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC2017) in the Deutsches Hygiene Museum Dresden. Show More Summary
Judge Dredd will hit the crime-ridden streets of its dystopia once more, but not as the sequel Dredd star Karl Urban’s been hankering for, more’s the pity. Entertainment Weekly reports there’s a live-action TV series in development at indie studio IM Global and games developer/publisher Rebellion. Show More Summary
Ordos, China, once flush with cash, has been called the world's largest ghost town. In the early 2000s, a coal-mining boom led the local government to throw money at urban development in the hopes of creating a new epicenter of culture, economy, and politics. Show More Summary
The bacon was still on the tables at a Capitol Hill breakfast honoring federal employees Tuesday when Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson admitted to a wake-up call. He heard, he said, government employees “didn’t work very hard.” But once he actually learned about them — after he became head of a major federal […]
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson is on listening tour of subsidized housing, a national meet-and-greet that advocates hoped would open the bootstrap-loving surgeon’s eyes to a nationwide affordability crisis. Instead,...Show More Summary
The Texas Tribune reports: Beth Van Duyne is leaving the Irving mayor’s office to become a U.S. Housing and Urban Development regional administrator overseeing Texas and its four surrounding states. Van Duyne, whose new post became official...Show More Summary
South Korea is making a big move into the self-driving car development space. Like, "building an entire mock-city dedicated for self-driving cars" big. The country's government will open K-City, an 88-acre urban complex constructed specifically...Show More Summary
The visual impact of small wind turbines in an urban area can be a source of concerns. It's up to developers to find smart ideas and designs to integrate them into communities – and to convince locals that they're the way forward
Need some dining plans? Positioned at the intersection of urban development and desert wilderness, Summerlin has long been defined by its lush golf courses and crimson cliffs. But thanks to new developments such as Downtown Summerlin,...Show More Summary
The once flush-with-cash town of Ordos, China, has been called the world's largest ghost town. In the early 2000s, a coal-mining boom led local government to throw money at urban development there, in the hopes of creating a new epicenter...Show More Summary