FHA 203K is a lesser-known mortgage program for rehabilitating small mixed-use buildings. The program requires owner-occupancy for at least a year.
Small Change is a crowd-sourced real estate financing business with a mission to revitalize urban neighborhoods.
A group is empowering small-scale builders and developers working to create walkable urban places.
New report: More than $100 trillion in public and private spending could be saved between now and 2050 if the world were to expand public transportation, walking and bicycling.
Do you want your community to thrive in the future? If so, placemaking is a key to making that happen.
Why does city planning matter to people who aren’t urban designer types? Here’s an elevator pitch and a more detailed answer.
We can’t over-simplify the dynamics of all that has happened in Ferguson, but it’s obvious that our platform for building places is creating dynamics primed for social upheaval.
Main streets are arguably the most American place. From the 1930s on, financial rules shut off the lifeblood to this American institution.
The state is implementing programs that steer investment vehicles to high-value locations in mixed-use downtowns and main streets. Walk Score is one criterion that is employed for tax credits.
The administrative change to follow recent successful FHA standards, according to CNU president John Norquist.
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