Dr. Ben Carson was “baffled” and “speechless” that one of his most loyal aides was walked out of the Housing and Urban Development after an op-ed resurfaced in which the aide criticized then-candidate Donald Trump, BuzzFeed reports. New York Times: [...]
"Although all major construction schemes face tremendous problems, the World Trade Center rebuilding encapsulates everything that is wrong with urban development in a period when, as in so many other aspects of our public life, the good of the many is sacrificed to the gain of the few."
The New York Times is reporting that, yesterday, Shermichael Singleton, a top adviser to Ben Carson, President Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, has been fired after writing critical of the president came to light during his vetting process. Show More Summary
Overtown lies just south of Wynwood, but Miami’s second oldest neighborhood hasn’t benefitted much from the mural-led development model. Urban blight — from dilapidated buildings to tagged up walls, and empty overgrown lots — has kept investors from kicking off too much development in the area. A series of five...
A top official in the Housing and Urban Development Department was pushed out because he once wrote an anti-Donald Trump op-ed for The Hill during the 2016 election.
WASHINGTON ? The Trump administration fired a top aide to Housing and Urban Development secretary nominee Ben Carson Thursday, after discovering that he once wrote columns critical of Donald Trump. The New York Times reported that Shermichael Singleton, 26, was escorted out of HUD headquarters by security officials. Show More Summary
The Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development said that new housing starts declined 2.6 percent in January, pulling back a bit after rebounding by 11.3...
Researchers at the University of Birmingham worked with children, young people and their families living in a new urban development in India to understand the everyday experiences of urban transformation – with the results informing the future development of Indian cities.
We are leading increasingly urbanized lives. In fact, since 2014 more people live in urban regions than do in rural areas. By 2050 it is estimated that two thirds of the world’s population will be urban, rising to 86% in developed nations. Show More Summary
How’s this for housing news: Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who is President Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, bought a $1.2 million mansion in Vienna, Va. The sale, which Washingtonian first reported, came a day after a Senate committee cleared his nomination on Jan. 24. As he awaits the full Senate […]
Disruption is 1.0...Collaboration is 2.0...Partnerships are 3.0 Urban transformation is complex and comes in different phases--with the advent of new technology, there's a continual shift in the development within cities which affects growth and economic wealth creation and which ultimately results in a new social order. Show More Summary
Advocacy for male involvement in family planning has been championed over the years after the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD). There are a few contraceptive methods for men,...
Building "resilience" is a common development goal, but the concept's varied interpretation presents many challenges when moving from notion to political discourse and sound policy.
With the world’s attention fixed on migration, it is vital that Habitat III and the New Urban Agenda usher in a new narrative on urban development that centres on promoting migrants’ inclusion in cities.
GOP-Led U.S. Senate Confirms Unqualified Crackpot Ben Carson As Secretary Of Housing and Urban Development
A gorgeous new energy station is poised to dramatically slash the carbon footprint in one of London’s major urban development areas. C.F. Møller Architects completed the Low Carbon Energy Centre, Europe’s largest new build residential heat network in the Greenwich Peninsula. Show More Summary
San Francisco social service nonprofits, always vulnerable to displacement during real estate booms, would get permanent homes if a proposed $120 million development in the Mission District comes to be. Common Ground Urban Development,...Show More Summary
Another Jamison development Ktown? More like Jtown. Developer Jamison Services is at it again, adding one more tower to it’s impressive cache of Koreatown projects in the works. This time, Urbanize LA has the scoop on a 16-story, 196-unit residential tower Jamison is planning for 640 South St. Show More Summary
"Even progressive hero Elizabeth Warren voted for Ben Carson as housing and urban development secretary." [ more › ]
URBAN NORTH AMERICANS consume a lot of energy each day—per capita, 100 times that of preagricultural humans. These 30 resources will connect with readers wanting to enter the energy industry or learn more about techniques and costs...