Telltale signs your comprehensive plan is outdated

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.

Prediction: Worst is yet to come for housing market

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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