A new housing development toolkit released this week by President Obama's White House showcases innovative work some communities have done to spur the production of affordable housing.
Julián Castro and Janette Sadik-Khan explored the theme of ingenuity in communities at APA's 2016 Policy and Advocacy Conference.
New research in equity and placemaking, including the Opportunity Project, were explored at APA's 2016 Policy and Advocacy Conference.
HUD's new Prosperity Playbook was previewed in a Daniel Burnham Forum on Big Ideas event at APA’s Policy and Advocacy Conference.
A new study examines why Inclusionary Zoning is a driver of economic diversity and expanding opportunities in cities across the U.S.
Building more market-rate housing in desirable areas, like Chicago's Lincoln Park, could increase access to affordable housing on a regional scale.
Parks are integral to health and social equity, and public policy must support the development of urban and community parks.
These Great Places in America are creating neighborhoods with an eye for equity.
House Speaker Paul Ryan proposes reforms to federal programs and changes to the states' role in the war on poverty.
Many planners have heard of environmental justice, but there have been challenges implementing it during the planning process. For a variety of reasons, the barriers are coming down.
States and local governments are working to find innovative ways to remove barriers to affordable housing construction and to be more involved in planning for higher density.
May 17, 2016
Los Angeles high school students learned about city planning and social equity at a conference put on by a planning student organization at UCLA.
A high school class in Denver is studying gentrification and its impact on their lives.
HUD Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Harriet Tregoning tells the 2016 National Planning Conference that income inequality and equitable growth is “the issue of our time” in planning.
Partnering with local governments, planners, and residents to build neighborhoods of opportunity, promise and equity should be a fundamental goal of federal policy.