Northern News – July/August 2017

NEW APPROACHES TO CURB SKYROCKETING RENTSBarry Miller, FAICP. Eschewing rent control, a growing number of Bay Area cities are turning to non-binding mediation and rent review. Here are the factors to consider. Page 1

DIRECTOR’S NOTESharon Grewal, AICP. Upcoming webinars include wireless communications facilities and current state legislation. Page 3

THE VERY BESTPhotos from the 2017 Awards presentation and gala. Page 4

WHERE IN THE WORLDWe even offer a hint. Photo by Hanson Hom, AICP. Page 9

LESSONS FROM NEW YORK CITY’S HIGH LINERebecca Coleman, UC Berkeley. The High Line caused displacement, but a 2005 rezoning of West Chelsea is mostly to blame. Page 11

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