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Telltale signs your comprehensive plan is outdated

January 29th, 2014

We talk at length in our upcoming planning and zoning workshops about the local comprehensive plan, its purposes and its goals.  Here is a link to a good article from “Better! Cities and Towns about how to gauge whether your comprehensive plan has become stale, meaningless or, in the worst-case, even harmful to your community.

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Prediction: Worst is yet to come for housing market

April 29th, 2011

An interesting article predicting a “coming housing calamity” appeared on the New Urban News newsletter.  Arthur Nelson, a well-respected planning professor at the University of Utah, predicts that the sales of single-family homes by aging baby boomers, rising household sizes, dropping homeownership and tighter lending standards will result in a “disaster for homebuilders.”

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