Affordable Housing

November 2, 2021

NYC Planning’s Anita Laremont on the City's Principles of Good Urban Design

TPR spoke to Anita Laremont, newly appointed Director of the NYC Department of City Planning and Chair of the City Planning Commission, to elaborate on the city’s priorities for the public realm and the role for good urban design to enhance quality of life within any neighborhood context.

October 28, 2021

LA City's Mitch O’Farrell’s Approach to Homelessness & Public Space

O'Farrell updates readers on planning and development in the district and shares his thoughts on the qualifications necessary for LA’s next interim or elected mayor.

September 28, 2021

CityLab's Sarah Holder on CA Housing Policy Post Recall

Published originally by CityLab, and excerpted here with permission, CityLab's Sarah Holder examines what lies ahead for California housing policy in light of Governor Newsom's victory in the September 15th recall election.

September 8, 2021

LA Metro CEO Stephanie Wiggins on Infrastructure Equity

From a virtual roundtable on infrastructure equity in LA County, TPR excerpts LA Metro's new CEO Stephanie Wiggins on opportunities for improving essential service for LA's essential workforce.

August 16, 2021

USC’s Dowell Myers on Housing Demographics: Linkage of Renter Mobility & Housing Affordability

Dowell Myers, Director of the Population Dynamics Research Group at USC Sol Price School of Public Policy, shares with TPR readers his recently published findings on the impacts of millennials—now in need of their own housing—on renter mobility, housing supply, and affordability.

June 14, 2021

DTLA $2 Billion Development Plans for Fourth & Central - Continuum Partners’ Mark Falcone

TPR interviews Denver-based developer Mark Falcone of Continuum Partners on plans for Fourth & Central—a proposed $2 billion high-density, mixed-use redevelopment of the LA Cold Storage operation in the Arts District.

May 25, 2021

New LA City Councilmember Nithya Raman Shares Her Priorities & Approach to Homelessness

LA City Councilmember Nithya Raman here reflects on the challenges of entering public office during a pandemic and recounts the shortfalls of the City’s less than successful approaches to addressing homelessness.

May 25, 2021

LA City Planning Strategies for Equitable Distribution of  Affordable Housing 

TPR shares this excerpt from the Los Angeles Department of City Planning's recently released report outlining strategies for equitably distributing affordable units throughout the City and ensuring every neighborhood in Los Angeles provides its fair share of affordable housing

May 3, 2021

Mayor Eric Garcetti State of the City 2021 Housing & Homelessness Priorities

TPR shares an excerpt from the Mayor Garcetti's 2021 State of the City remarks in which he elaborates on the $791 million included in his 2021 proposed city budget for housing and homeless services.

March 24, 2021

Cambridge, Mass’ Adopts Citywide Affordable Housing Overlay—A National Model

Alanna Mallon elaborates on the significance and necessity for the local land use regulation to significantly increase supply of permanent affordable housing in one of the nation’s most expensive and inflated housing markets.

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