The recent 31-page report sees the dearth of new affordable housing in high cost, high productivity areas as having “a negative impact on the nation’s economic output.”
By Stephen Avis, AICP. The far northern region of our Section recently hosted three Zoom workshops as part of a longstanding Brown Bag Lecture Series. Plans for Crescent City and Humboldt County were presented.
By Pamela Blumenthal and Regina Gray, in PD&R Edge, HUD USER, September 7, 2021. Government actions to reduce barriers to housing production are not limited to jurisdictions in the headlines, such as Minneapolis, Portland OR, and California. They are appearing in communities nationwide.
By Sarah Allen, AICP. It was just a happy-hour gathering at Arthur Mac’s in Oakland, but it was clear that planners were ready to socialize once again.
AICP CM credits approved for all six programs, free online to APA members. Register at www.spur.org, use APAFALL at checkout.
By Joshua Abrams, September 21, 2021. Thanks to funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, cities and counties now have free access to an Accessory Dwelling Unit calculator originally designed for San Mateo County.
By Hing Wong, AICP, and Alex Hinds. Northern Section is launching a new initiative – Connecting the Americas: Collaborative Planning, North and South. We are also exploring less expensive, shorter, in-person international activities and trips toward involving students and emerging and mid-career planners.