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Affordable Housing

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Zoning for More Housing in Lowell

This 39-page report responded to a summer 2020 motion from Lowell, MA City Councilors to detail ways to modify the City’s zoning ordinance to create more housing. Jared authored this report in October 2020, prior to departing Lowell for the City of Alexandria, VA. The Lowell City Manager released the report publicly in March 2021, … Continue reading

Baltimore Council to Consider Alternative to Demolishing Vacant Homes

  Today, the Baltimore City Council will discuss Councillor Mary Pat Clarke’s proposal to revive a $1 home program from the 1980’s designed to rehabilitate long-vacant properties. This proposal contrasts with a nearly $700 million state and city effort to demolish and replace 4,000 such buildings. Unfortunately, Baltimore has a great many empty buildings. The … Continue reading

An Evaluation of the National Planning Documents of England, Scotland, and Wales

A 2,587-word report for ENVS459 Implementing and Managing Change. It compares and contrasts the aims, objectives, timeframe, primary focuses, and prospects for success of the national planning┬ádocuments of England, Scotland, and Wales. The report earned a 75, a distinction. Written in March 2017. 1. Executive Summary This report evaluates the three national planning policy documents … Continue reading