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Environmental justice is a planning issue. Learn how communities have been deliberate in calibrating their place-based efforts to meet the needs of underserved communities. Environmental justice can enhance your planning outcomes.
Learn about efforts in Minneapolis to address racial disparities in housing through comprehensive planning and inclusionary zoning.
Affordable housing is a major challenge for growth management, especially in highly desirable locations. This course presents efforts in the Bay Area and greater Seattle to provide affordable housing while managing growth.
Inclusionary zoning can be integrated into a form-based code, addressing inequality and capturing value for affordable housing.
Nonmember Price: $10.00
Member Price: $5.00
Beyond the built environment, rural communities depend on a range of assets from human to natural, which considered together are "wealth." Explore collaborative approaches to harness these assets to build rural prosperity through agriculture and food systems.
The nation confronts an ongoing housing crisis and a major reckoning about the regulations that shape housing markets and communities. The Burnham Forum will examine the forces driving housing and zoning reform, the impact of recent innovations, and idea
In the nation’s fifth-largest school district, school prototypes are "mega-schools" due to rapid population growth and tight budgets. Local leaders are concerned about large schools, school violence, neighborhood impacts, and poor student performance a
Communities are increasingly converting private golf clubs into public parks and nature preserves. Explore examples of success from across the nation and hear from one team working to convert a 139-acre course into their city’s next great park.
Evanston, Illinois is a community rich in resources, but do the city's zoning regulations limit access to those resources to certain groups? An equity assessment identifies those areas that should be amended to remove the barriers to equitable outcomes.
Hear directly from millennials on the impacts of the current housing crisis. Getting away from numbers and statistics, this course will help planners remember who your work ultimately impacts most.
A decade after the Great Recession, the world of public facility finance has not returned to a pre-recession state of normalcy. This course reviews the legal, technical, economic, and practical state of affairs for local government impact fee practitione
Learn how local governments and school districts are collaborating for effective community building and quality schools, and the result is the same whether the region is growing or declining.
Cities are struggling to allow missing middle housing, but TOD policy has already succeeded. The TOD policy world would benefit from highlighting its smaller-scale wins, including unlocking economic opportunity for thousands of families.
Nonmember Price: $10.00
Member Price: $5.00
Planning for housing security is a critical part of the recovery and rescue plans. Hear directly from leading policy makers about new policies and the role of planning in addressing social and racial equity and the nation’s housing crisis.
Find out what cities are doing to advance housing reform and plans and meet critical housing needs. This session will examine the political challenges to reform, the coalitions that are overcoming the obstacles, and the plans and policies being approved.
Planners will be challenged to think about livable communities and housing in terms of life course, and to consider emerging data on multigenerational housing during Covid-19 and potential for harnessing multigenerational living for inclusive and pandemi
Explore how big data and machine learning streamline the preservation of affordable housing. This course will present innovative methods using open-source tools on publicly available databases.
States and communities across the nation engaged in major reform related to accessory dwelling units (ADUs) have adopted a record number of associated statutes and codes. Changes for ADUs are an important part of addressing the housing crisis and advanci
As Congress moves forward on major budget legislation, this course will examine its impacts on zoning reform, housing, and climate change and prepare you for what’s next.
Cities, counties, and small municipalities are innovating in housing planning and local code reform. Learn how planners are actively leading the way to effective housing solutions and code reform.
Changing preferences, hyperdrive economic growth, and shrinking affordable supply have resulted in growing pains for cities. Planners in Asbury Park, New Jersey, and Philadelphia are employing unconventional anti-gentrification tools.
Is your city considering the elimination of single-family zoning or upzoning for more affordable housing? Hear about the short-term intended and unintended consequences of of Durham, North Carolina's Expanded Housing Choice Initiative.
In gentrifying Atlanta, one area uses historic preservation to preserve naturally occurring affordable housing and small businesses, expand housing types, and permit density around transit.
The wildland-urban interface (WUI) has grown rapidly over the last several decades. This course addresses what planners need to know about the WUI, including the tools planners can use to address WUI challenges.
States are on the frontlines of zoning reform. Parking minimums, ADUs, and zoning are major issues in state legislatures. New legislation has been passed in Oregon, Massachusetts, and Connecticut and debated across the country. Find out what’s being do
Learn how planners, developers, and community organizations in Chicago’s North River communities fostered a collaborative, local approach to preserving and developing workforce housing.
Nonmember Price: $60.00
Member Price: $30.00
Learn targeted and tested hacks for your zoning that will effectively remove barriers for missing middle housing types such as duplexes, fourplexes, cottage courts, and mansion apartments.
Many rural and suburban communities with outstanding natural assets have become attractive places for telecommuters to locate full time. How can the economic advantages of "zoom towns" benefit all community members?